January 2009
BioWorld Today;1/30/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p2
This section offers news briefs on the biopharmaceutical industry. The European Union (EU) has approved the use of Zavesca from Actelion Ltd. in treating progressive neurological manifestations of Niemann-Picktype C disease. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that Health Canada approved the use Soliris for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). Gen-Probe Inc. and Chiron have extended their collaboration for the development of molecular technologies for blood screening.


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