CStone to Begin Australian Trials of Solid Tumor Cancer Drug

CStone to Begin Australian Trials of Solid Tumor Cancer Drug

Suzhou’s CStone Pharma has been approved to start an Australian Phase I clinical trial of its CDK4/6 inhibitor as a treatment for solid tumor cancers. CS3002 is a selective inhibitor of the cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6), a...

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Luye Pharma Approved to Start Japan Trials of Novel Anti-depressant

Luye Pharma Approved to Start Japan Trials of Novel Anti-depressant

Luye Pharma of Yantai has been approved to start Japan trials of its novel treatment for depression, a serotonin-norepinephrine-dopamine triple reuptake inhibitor (SNDRI) in extended release tablet form. Ansofaxine Hydrochloride ER Tablets...

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US Medical Device Maker Thermo Fisher to Build New China Factory

US Medical Device Maker Thermo Fisher to Build New China Factory

American medical machinery firm Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to build a new factory in China’s Jiangsu province with a vision of long-term development in the country. The base, located in Suzhou High-Tech Zone, will make disposable...

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IKEA to Spend USD1.41 Billion Next Year in Largest-Ever China Investment

IKEA to Spend USD1.41 Billion Next Year in Largest-Ever China Investment

IKEA plans to invest CNY10 billion (USD1.41 billion) in the Chinese market to advance its commercial operations and digitization, it announced today at a press briefing in Beijing at which it outlined its strategy for the next three years. This...

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Trump administration proposes making it easier for doctors to know whether patient has addiction history

Trump administration proposes making it easier for doctors to know whether patient has addiction history

The Trump administration unveiled a proposal Thursday afternoon that would make it easier for health-care providers to known whether a patient has a history of addiction. The Department of Health and Human Services suggested modifying parts of 42...

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Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives, with new skill from State Farm

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives, with new skill from State Farm

State Farm and Amazon are both looking for ways to provide additional services to seniors, a big and growing demographic. State Farm’s Alexa skill will provide options such as check-ins and suggested social activities to help family members...

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Pfizer Investing $500 Million in North Carolina Gene Therapy Facility, Adding 300 Jobs

Pfizer Investing $500 Million in North Carolina Gene Therapy Facility, Adding 300 Jobs

Pfizer announced it is putting an additional $500 million into the construction of its gene therapy manufacturing site in Sanford, North Carolina. It is planned to support the company’s investment in gene therapy research and development, much...

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Yaoyanshe Raises $42 Million for On-Line CRO/CMO Services

Yaoyanshe Raises $42 Million for On-Line CRO/CMO Services

Yaoyanshe, a Shanghai on-line AI-based CRO/CMO, raised $42 million in a C funding round led by Eastern Bell Capital and Sequoia China. Founded in 2015, Yaoyanshe offers Trial.Link, a repository of China clinical trial information that connects...

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China’s BYD Debuts as No. 3 on Fortune’s Change the World List, Promoting Shift to NEVs

China’s BYD Debuts as No. 3 on Fortune’s Change the World List, Promoting Shift to NEVs

BYD has made it to Fortune’s Change the World List for the first time, claiming third place, as the Chinese electric carmaker expands its social impact to create a cleaner future of driving. BYD, originally a phone battery maker, produced...

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Goldman Sachs Bids for Majority Stake in Its China Securities JV

Goldman Sachs Bids for Majority Stake in Its China Securities JV

Goldman Sachs Group has applied to the China Securities Regulatory Commission to raise its shareholding in its securities joint venture Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities to 51 percent, a company spokesman confirmed to Yicai Global yesterday. The...

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President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly

President Trump speaks with Apple CEO Tim Cook because he calls him personally rather than hiring consultants to do so, Trump told reporters on Wednesday. Trump also referenced the recent conversation he had with Cook about how the tariffs on...

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