Entries by Thomas Gabrielczyk

Uniqure’s new COO to oversee GMP

Gene therapy specialist Uniqure NV announced new executive appointments to its leadership team and nominations to its Board of Directors. Scott McMillan, for instance, will be responsible for all current Good Manufacturing Process (cGMP) activities and all product development functions.

GSK cancels 30 preclinical and clinical programmes

UK’s biggest pharma firm announced it will save an additional £1bn each year by 2020. 80% of the pharmaceutical R&D pipeline expenses will be directed towards two current (Respiratory and HIV/infectious diseases) and two potential (Oncology and Immuno-inflammation) priority areas.

Ablynx adds Sanofi to its list of pharma partners

Belgian nanobody-developer Ablynx NV now also works together with French pharma company Sanofi. The deal is potentially worth €2.4bn but comes with an upfront payment of just €23m. The partners will initially focus on therapeutics for the treatment of various immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.