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Tag Archives: pharmaceutical

  1. The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) hosts its 1st Application Clinic to help persons interested in applying for Industry Licenses

    The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) the island’s regulator for the medicinal cannabis industry, just completed its first application clinic today, which was geared to assist small farmers/entrepreneurs through the application process. With applications scheduled to be available on January 18, 2021, the two virtual sessions spoke specifically for potential licensees interested in applying […]

    January 12, 2021Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  2. AOP Orphan announces 5-year results on BESREMiĀ® (Ropeginterferon alfa-2b) in PV at the ASH Annual Meeting 2020

    Ropeginterferon alfa-2b showed clear advantages in efficacy and safety/tolerability versus best-available-treatment (mostly hydroxyurea) in this long-term treatment analysis in the randomized-controlled setting. * Freedom of phlebotomy with hematocrit below 45% was achieved in 81.8% of patients receiving Ropeginterferon alfa-2b vs. only 63.2% in the control group (p=0.01). * Mutant JAK2 allele burden decreased from 37.3% […]

    December 13, 2020HealthNo comments
  3. ICC ruled in favor of AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG in arbitration proceedings pertaining to BESREMiĀ®

    On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 a Tribunal under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rendered its final award in an arbitral dispute between PharmaEssentia Corp. (hereinafter “PharmaEssentia”) and AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG (hereinafter “AOP Orphan”). AOP Orphan was awarded approximately EUR 143 million in damages. After two and a half years of […]

    November 10, 2020HealthNo comments
  4. COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

    The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator just announced grants of $20 million to three institutions–the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology–to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants mark the first investments to come from the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, […]

    April 1, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Leading TT firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout Caribbean

    Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. Analogic is headquartered in Trinidad and is at the forefront of supplying the latest cannabis breeding and testing technology […]

    January 9, 2020HealthNo comments