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European Physicians Have "Insufficient Knowledge of Biosimilars"

European physicians have insufficient knowledge of biosimilars, according to a survey carried out by the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM). Only 22% of physicians consider themselves “very familiar” with this  category of medicines, and while a majority (54%) have a “basic understanding” of biosimilars, 24% of participants could not define or have not heard about […]
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Industry Takes EU to Task Over Pharmacovigilance Fees

Europe’s leading pharma industry bodies — EFPIA, EGA, EuropaBio, AESGP and EUCOPE — have issued a joint statement to express concern about “the increasing financial burden of regulatory costs incurred since the adoption of the pharmacovigilance package in 2010″.  Procedural fees such as for pharmacovigilance referrals, they argue, have been significantly increased in the last […]
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Europe's Bioscience 'Oscars': The Contenders

By Peter O’ Donnell. Europe’s closest thing to an Oscar’s ceremony for bioscience will take place in early October. The EuropaBio award for the most innovative European Union biotechnology firm is limited to firms with fewer than 250 staff or turnover or balance sheet of less than about $50 million. The aim is to encourage […]
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Monsanto's Rat Tumor Scare: A Wake-Up Call for the Pharma Industry?

ARE Monsanto’s RAT-TUMOUR SCARES A WAKE-UP CALL TO THE PHARMA INDUSTRY? By Reflector, Brussels correspondent. The furore that burst across Brussels in late September over reported findings of tumors in rats fed with genetically modified maize may seem only tangentially related to the concerns of European pharmaceutical executives — but the significance of the debate […]
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