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Kyowa Kirin and MEI Pharma announce global licence, development and commercialisation agreement for ME-401

Mark McIntyre blog

SAN DIEGO, and TOKYO, April 14, 2020 – MEI Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEIP) and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (Kyowa Kirin, TSE: 4151) today jointly announced that the companies have entered into a global license, development and commercialization agreement to further develop and commercialize MEI’s ME-401, an oral, once-daily, investigational drug-candidate, selective for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta (PI3Kδ), in clinical development for …

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Strategic Partnership seen as a gamechanger for Edinburgh-based Fios Genomics

Mark McIntyre blog

Edinburgh-based bioinformatics company, Fios Genomics (“Fios”), which helps pharmaceutical and biotech companies to analyse the large amounts of data generated during drug development, has announced a strategic partnership with one of the world’s largest contract research organisations, Charles River Laboratories, (“Charles River”). Through this partnership, Charles River clients worldwide will have access to Fios’s expertise in bioinformatics, statistics and biology …

Business growth prompts expansion of Scottish pharma company’s HQ

Spreng Thomson blog

Borders-based specialty pharmaceutical company, Kyowa Kirin International plc (KKI), announces that it is to expand its headquarters facility in Galashiels, Scotland, to accommodate the growth of the business. The news comes as KKI reports record turnover of £251m for 2016, growth of 13% over 2015 revenues of £222m. KKI (formerly known as ProStrakan) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan-based Kyowa …