April 26, 2017: As Astra continues to move its operations to the new headquarters in Cambridge, England, the company is running into some delays due to increased expenses on new technology.
April 26, 2017: Covance has indicated it plans to shutter its lab in Evansville, IN this summer. More than 100 staffers are expected to be laid off. The Evansville lab is a clinical research site and conducts research on healthy individuals , as well as patients with high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity.
April 26, 2017: LabCorp released its first quarter 2017 financial results yesterday. Although it showed overall strength, there were some issues with its CRO subsidiary Covance Drug Development.
April 26, 2017: The predominant theory in ALZ’s disease drug research focuses on the elimination of amyloid-beta, the so-called “amyloid hypothesis.” A protein called amyloid-beta has been observed to build up in large quantities in the brains of ALZ’s patients.