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‘De-intergration’ of Sandoz from Novartis expected to include manufacturing cuts

Novartis had what CEO Vas Narasimhan called a transformative year in manufacturing in 2018 as it closed or sold eight facilities and restructured eight others to be more efficient, moves that led to nearly 2,000 job cuts. But more is in store for manufacturing over the next 18 months as Novartis transforms its generics unit Sandoz… Read More »

Rare manufacturing glitch raises concern over CAR-T therapies: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A single leukemia cell inadvertently got mixed in with a batch of a patient’s immune cells that were being manufactured into a CAR-T cell therapy and it acquired resistance to the treatment with deadly results, University of Pennsylvania researchers reported on Monday. The mishap occurred in a 20-year-old leukemia patient treated with… Read More »