Sdcexec | April 28, 2020
Last week, the U.S. energy sector faced a severe blow as the value of oil to be delivered in May dropped to a staggering -$37.60 per barrel—the first negative close in history. Pharma and manufacturing industries are facing similar wake-up calls for a future riddled with uncertainty. But the key to maintaining operations during and after the coronavirus crisis revolves around digital transformation and document management for processes, analytics, and an agile workforce, according to Brian Sallade, the CEO of engineering and information management firm Kinsmen Group. "COVID-19 reveals the problems of onsite-only data location access, lack of digital access, and paper or manual processes," Sallade says. "This slows information exchange, decreases accuracy, and elevates operational risk.
Medexus Pharmaceuticals | July 13, 2021
Medexus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that it has entered into a licensing deal with medac GmbH to commercialize treosulfan, a bifunctional alkylating agent, in Canada.
Treosulfan will be sold in Canada as Trecondyv and will be used in conjunction with fludarabine as part of a conditioning regime before allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Medexus will be in charge of selling and promoting the product, while Medac will manufacture and supply it.
Medexus has been distributing treosulfan in Canada through the Special Access Program, and Health Canada recently approved Trecondyv for the treatment of adult patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndromes who are at increased risk for standard conditioning therapies, as well as pediatric patients older than one year with AML or MDS.
About medac GmbH
medac GmbH is a privately owned global pharmaceutical firm that is expanding its pharmaceutical and diagnostics businesses. Since its inception in Germany in 1970, medac has specialized in treating diseases related to oncology, hematology, urology, and auto-immune disorders. medac is dedicated to improving current therapeutic products and creating new ones to enhance patients' quality of life. In addition, medac has earned a reputation for developing novel medicines in less common indications. This dedication has resulted in a diverse range of pharmaceutical goods that positively impact the lives of patients. medac is constantly investing in product development and manufacturing and logistical capacities to fulfill the requirements of both patients and healthcare professionals.
Medexus is a market leader in novel rare disease treatment solutions, with a solid commercial platform in North America. We are building a highly distinctive business with a portfolio of innovative and high-value orphan and rare disease medicines that will support our growth for the next decade, based on a foundation of proven best-in-class medications. Through our key principles of Quality, Innovation, Customer Service, and Teamwork, the Company's goal is to offer the finest healthcare products to healthcare professionals and patients. Medexus Pharmaceuticals specializes in the treatment of auto-immune illness, hematological, and allergies. Rasuvo and Metoject, a unique methotrexate formulation (auto-pen and pre-filled syringe) designed to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune diseases; IXINITY, an intravenous recombinant factor IX therapeutic for use in patients 12 years of age or older with Hemophilia B – a hereditary bleeding disorder characterized by a deficiency of clotting factor
Business-standard | April 23, 2020
Concerns over price erosion in the US market, which has impacted the revenue growth of Indian pharma majors over the last four years, could be reversing. The drug shortages in the US market have increased by 37 per cent since December 2017. Kunal Randeria of Antique Stock Broking says drug shortages are at five-year highs and there is a direct correlation between drug shortage and prices. This is evident as price erosion peaked in 2017 when shortages were at their lowest levels. Concerns over price erosion in the US market, which has impacted the revenue growth of Indian pharma majors over the last four years, could be reversing. The drug shortages in the US market have increased by 37 per cent since December 2017. Kunal Randeria of Antique Stock Broking says drug shortages are at five-year highs and there is a direct correlation between drug shortage and prices. This is evident as price erosion peaked in 2017 when shortages were at their lowest levels.