July 2018

EMA restricts use of prostate cancer medicine Xofigo

  • Posted on: 31 July 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has concluded its review of the cancer medicine Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride), and has recommended restricting its use to patients who have had two previous treatments for metastatic prostate cancer (prostate cancer that has spread to the bone) or who cannot receive other treatments.

FDA approves first treatment for rare adrenal tumors

  • Posted on: 31 July 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Azedra (iobenguane I 131) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and older with rare tumors of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma) that cannot be surgically removed (unresectable), have spread beyond the original tumor site and require systemic anticancer therapy. This is the first FDA-approved drug for this use.
Pheochromocytomas are rare tumors of the adrenal glands. These glands are located right above the kidneys and make hormones including stress hormones called epinephrines and norepinephrines.

Onpattro: New medicine for hereditary rare disease

  • Posted on: 31 July 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting a marketing authorisation for Onpattro (patisiran), for the treatment of hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR amyloidosis) in adult patients with stage 1 or stage 2 polyneuropathy (a condition in which the peripheral nerves are damaged). This medicine is expected to affect the course of the disease and improve patient functioning and quality of life.

Recruitment for Pharmacists (04 posts) in JSSC | Government Jobs

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission(J.S.S.C.) has been constituted by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission Act 2008 (Jharkhand Act 16, 2008) which was published vide Gazette notification no. 829 dt. 6 December 2008 of Jharkhand Government. The Act was amended by Jharkhand Act 03,2011 and Jharkhand Act 19,2011; published vide Gazette notification nos. 153 dt. 24 February 2011 and 687 dt. 11 October 2011 respectively.  Initially The Office of the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission was located at Dhurwa, Ranchi, till 01-08-2016. Since the accommodation fell short of the actual requirements of the Commission, its office was shifted to Kalinagar, Chaay Bagan, Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834010 of which foundation stone was laid by then Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Hemant Soren and Later was inaugurated on 02.08.2016 by Hon’ble Chief Minsiter, Shri Raghuvar Das.

Post : Pharmacist

Vacancy for Project Assistant at TERI | M.Pharm, M.Sc

TERI are an independent, multi-dimensional organization, with capabilities in research, policy, consultancy and implementation. TERI are innovators and agents of change in the energy, environment, climate change and sustainability space, having pioneered conversations and action in these areas for over four decades. Headquartered in New Delhi, we have regional centres and campuses in Gurugram, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Mumbai, Panaji , and Nainital. Our 1200-plus team of scientists, sociologists, economists and engineers delivers insightful, high quality action-oriented research and transformative solutions supported by state- of-the-art infrastructure.

Post : Project Assistant

Recruitment for Faculty and Research Scholars at ISF College of Pharmacy

ISF College of Pharmacy, Moga (Punjab, India), established in 1984, is a unique centre of excellence at all levels of Pharmaceutical Education offering all possible Courses in Pharmacy viz. D. Pharm., B. Pharm, M. Pharm, Pharm.D. Pharm.D. (PB) and Doctorate of Pharmacy. The institute is also recognized among Top 3 Best Pharmacy Institute in India (by AICTE-CII, New Delhi). 17th rank in Pharmacy, NIRF, MHRD, Govt. of India. Recognized as Best Pharmacy College in Punjab by Punjab Technical University and Best Pharmacy Education Institute in Punjab (by AICTE-CMAI, New Delhi).

Post : Faculty and Research Scholars

Career for Product Executive / Manager at Natco Pharma Limited | B.Pharm, MBA

Natco Pharma Limited was incorporated in Hyderabad in the year 1981 with an initial investment of INR 3.3 million. With a modest beginning of operations as a single unit with 20 employees, Natco today has five manufacturing facilities spread across India with dedicated modern research laboratories, capabilities in New Drug Development, etc.  Natco family currently consists of more than 3,200 employees, we are consistently ranked among fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in India. Natco is well recognized for its innovation in Pharmaceutical R&D.

Post : Product Executive / Product Manager

Pages