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As Australia ends a resources boom, a decline in manufacturing has left the country vulnerable, and a concerted investment in biotechnology could transform the country, according to a new report.
Quartet Medicine Inc.'s pipeline of novel small-molecule drugs to address chronic pain and inflammation target the tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) synthesis pathway, a target with genetic and pharmacological links to regulating human disease at the intersection of the peripheral nervous system and the immune system. The start-up thinks its approach has the potential to provide improved efficacy without the side effects associated with existing centrally acting analgesics.
AMAG adds to its commercial and technological capabilities with a buyout of Cord Blood Registry. Meanwhile, ramifications of the GSK/Novartis asset swap from March continue, with GSK divesting a pair of vaccines to Pfizer, while Novartis acquires Australian biotech Spinifex.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced in June 2015.