AMRI Completes Strategic European Acquisition
News Mar 02, 2006
On January 30, AMRI announced the signing of a stock purchase agreement to acquire ComGenex. The completed acquisition provides AMRI with an immediate presence in Europe.
In combination with AMRI's facilities in the U.S. and Asia, the acquisition enhances the company's ability to offer a range of flexible services and cost models and provides a hub from which to establish additional relationships with European pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
"All of us at AMRI welcome ComGenex employees to our team. We look forward to achieving the synergies that can occur when two strong organizations combine resources," said AMRI Chairman, President and CEO Thomas E. D'Ambra, Ph.D.
Modified Form of Botox Could Replace Opioids as Treatment for Chronic PainNews
A modified form of botulinum toxin gives long-lasting pain relief in mice without adverse effects and, in time, could replace opioid drugs as a safe and effective way of treating chronic pain, according to new research.READ MORE
Key Ingredient in Diabetes Drug Modified to Improve Side EffectsNews
Improved medications for Type 2 diabetes are one step closer thanks to a new discovery reported this week. By modifying the key ingredient in current diabetes drugs, the researchers produced a compound that was effective for hyperglycemia in animal trials, yet without the most problematic side effects of current drugs.READ MORE
Tackling Cancer at Ground Zero: Designer Molecule Inhibits Protein TargetNews
A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. The new molecule successfully targets a protein that plays a major role in the growth of most cancers.READ MORE