Posts tagged “Novartis”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez to task with a warning letter that cites three of the company's manufacturing facilities for "significant violations" at the company's generics drug unit Sandoz.
The drug giant, which operates a huge vaccine production and research facility in Holly Springs, says some jobs will be moved to the US as well as China and India.
The movie "Contagion" is fiction, but ask Novartis executive Russell Thirsk and he'll tell you the threats it depicts are quite real.
In a case that could affect India's role as drug provider to the developing world, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments Tuesday over whether the government had the right to deny a patent to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for its lifesaving cancer treatment Gleevec.
The global life sciences firm will receive up to $3.7 million in state tax incentives for the expansion.
Morrisville-based firm, which was co-founded by UNC-CH Chancellor Holden Thorp, will work with venture arm of Swiss drug giant in researching potential metal-based enzyme inhibitors.
Drug giant reports strong earnings. It also will pay a $185 million fine in case involving the marketing of its epilepsy drug Trileptal.
Mammoth 430,000-square-foot facility could be ready to produce a key ingredient for H1N1 vaccine in December, Swiss company says. Plant will be first in U.S. to produce vaccines based on cell cultures.
Massive facility will be used for production of H1N1 vaccine. Some 300 people are expected to be hired. Novartis is under contract to produce vaccine for U.S. government.