Tag Archive for: chronic disease

Novo Nordisk has agreed to buy ocedurenone, a drug for uncontrolled hypertension with potential application in cardiovascular and kidney disease, from KBP Biosciences for up to $1.3 billion, the Danish drugmaker said on Monday.

The existing facility produces active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), the main biologically active components of medicines, and will be expanded to produce material for both current and future products.

Sanofi licensed CytoReason’s inflammatory bowel disease model in a multi-million dollar bid to identify new therapies for IBD and Crohn’s and colitis.

Yesterday the Supreme Court turned down Novartis’ bid to block the launch of generic versions of the company’s blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya in a dispute with China’s HEC Pharm Co Ltd and other generic drugmakers.

Digital therapeutics are transitioning from curiosities to valuable additions to the pharmaceutical armamentarium, but they’re still not common in mainstream medicine.

Ginkgo Bioworks, a leading horizontal platform for cell programming, announced a collaboration with Novo Nordisk, a leading global healthcare company, to create novel expression hosts for pharmaceutical products.