Researchers at the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University in Germany are developing a controlled-release foam that can deliver drugs to treat diseases such as overactive bladder.
French drug delivery company Flamel Technologies ( $FLML ) is snatching up St. Louis-based Éclat Pharmaceuticals to access its specialty pharmaceutical and regulatory muscle for a planned expansion in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Columbia Laboratories is cutting 42% of its workforce and moving ahead with plans to advance a vaginal progesterone gel, despite FDA's rejection of the product.
Israeli pharmaceutical company Sol-Gel Technologies says it nailed down a $27 million development and licensing deal with an as-yet unnamed U.S. pharmaceutical company regarding a "major"...
MicroCHIPS heavily promoted some long-awaited good news this week about its wireless, implantable drug delivery microchip. A small human trial proved that it can work in people, and the patients were...
Titan Pharmaceuticals ( $TTNP ) now envisions an NDA submission to the FDA for its implantable, controlled release treatment for opioid dependence during its fiscal 2012 third quarter. The South San...
Say hello to Bydureon , a once-weekly injectable treatment for Type 2 diabetes finally approved by the FDA on Jan. 27. Amylin Pharmaceuticals ( $AMLN ) developed the drug using controlled release drug
For the second time this year, Durect ($DRRX) faces a setback over its controlled-release anti-pain drug Posidur. The Cupertino, CA-based company disclosed that its European development and marketing
The chefs at MIT's Langer Lab have cooked up another batch of possible drug-delivery devices. This time, they're in the form of a kind of microscale gelatin mold that can form layered microparticles