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Thursday, 26 February 2015
AstraZeneca to create stand-alone company for small molecule early-stage antibiotic R&D In line with AstraZeneca’s strategy to sharpen its focus on three main therapy areas, the company is changing the structure of its small molecule early-stage anti-infectives research and development.
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
AstraZeneca and Orca Pharmaceuticals announce research collaboration to identify best-in-class RORγ inhibitors to treat auto-immune diseases AstraZeneca and Orca Pharmaceuticals, a UK based biopharmaceutical company, today announced a three year collaboration to develop inhibitors of retinoic acid–related orphan nuclear receptor gamma (ROR). Inhibitors of this receptor are believed to have potential against a wide range of autoimmune diseases for which there is currently no safe, effective oral treatment.
Friday, 28 November 2014
AstraZeneca to collaborate with Cancer Research UK in screening for new cancer medicines at the AstraZeneca MRC UK Centre for Lead Discovery AstraZeneca and Cancer Research UK today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding through which Cancer Research UK drug discovery investigators would be given access to state-of-the-art drug discovery facilities at the new AstraZeneca MRC UK Centre for Lead Discovery to be built in Cambridge.
Thursday, 13 November 2014
AstraZeneca and Isis Pharmaceuticals to co-develop targeted oligonucleotide delivery methods AstraZeneca and Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced a strategic alliance to discover and develop novel delivery methods for antisense oligonucleotides. The new delivery approaches seek to target the desired tissue more effectively.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
MedImmune receives fast track designation from FDA for development of MEDI3902  for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia AstraZeneca announced today that its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, has received fast track designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its investigational monoclonal antibody (mAb) MEDI3902 for the prevention of nosocomial pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa)
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
AstraZeneca and Redx Pharma agree research collaboration targeting genetic drivers of tumour growth AstraZeneca today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration with Redx Pharma Limited to discover and develop new molecules targeting a genetic driver of tumour growth and survival.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation announce research collaboration in diabetic nephropathy AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) today announce a three-year research collaboration in the area of diabetic nephropathy. The aim of the research collaboration is to leverage complementary strengths, expertise and assets to validate and progress novel research targets and molecules into clinical development.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Seven pharma companies offer up compounds to UK researchers UK researchers will be granted access to a ‘virtual library’ of deprioritised pharmaceutical compounds through a new partnership between the Medical Research Council (MRC) and seven global drug companies, announced today by Business Secretary Vince Cable.
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
AstraZeneca and Max Planck Institute announce research agreement to create satellite chemistry unit for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases AstraZeneca today announced an agreement with the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology (MPI), Germany, to establish a ‘satellite unit’ in cardiovascular and metabolic disease (CVMD), linked to AstraZeneca’s CVMD Innovative Medicines unit (iMed) in Mölndal, Sweden, to study new modalities chemistry.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
ADDC and AstraZeneca partner to foster novel drug development among academic research community Selected academic researchers to receive access to AstraZeneca’s compound library to aid in the discovery of new medicines