Physics and Chemistry scholars from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process and lead to the production of higher quality medicinal drugs which are purer and have no side effects. The technique, which is a world-first breakthrough, uses a specific nanomaterial layer to detect the target molecules in pharmaceuticals and pesticides in just five minutes.
Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. , and Altus Formulation Inc. today announced the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement under which the two companies will work together to develop a series of cannabinoid-receptor targeted therapeutics addressing multiple areas of high unmet need.
Leading pharmaceutical wholesaler Alliance Healthcare has partnered with Vitamin Angels, a global public health organisation, to reduce preventable illness, blindness and death related to child malnutrition.
Korea’s biotech industry is stepping up efforts to develop biobetters – upgraded versions of a biologic – with various techniques aiming to improve the short half-life and low activity of protein drugs.
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