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Former AstraZeneca UK plant back up for sale, putting 270 jobs at risk

A CDMO that has made a habit of snapping up Big Pharma’s discarded manufacturing plants has put a former AstraZeneca plant into bankruptcy. Avara Avlon Pharma Services, called in administrators after a major contract came to an end, BristolLive reports. The company is looking for a buyer for the site in Avonmouth, England, in an… Read More »

AstraZeneca immunotherapy drug cuts lung cancer deaths by almost a third

LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug Imfinzi cut the risk of death in patients with mid-stage lung cancer by nearly a third in a closely watched clinical study, reinforcing the case for using the drug in earlier disease. A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble… Read More »

AstraZeneca plots China robot offensive to counter price cuts

WUXI, China/LONDON (Reuters) – With smart cancer diagnostics, one-stop-shop diabetes kits and AI systems to improve ambulance pick-ups for patients with chest pain, AstraZeneca (AZN.L) aims to move from simply supplying drugs to become a broad healthcare provider in China. The logo of the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is seen at the company’s China Commercial… Read More »