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Impax wins an FDA nod after years of setbacks

Impax Laboratories finally won FDA approval for the Parkinson's disease treatment Rytary, capping a saga of delays, regulatory warnings and cutbacks.

Impax cans 25% of its R&D staff in a cost-cutting gambit

Impax Laboratories is slashing its R&D payroll and moving away from early-stage research, a move designed to save cash in the midst of a costly transition.

Band of West Coast biotech insiders pushes oral anticoagulant to PhIII

Some well-known biopharma execs on the West Coast, including Impax Labs founder and former CEO Larry Hsu, have teamed up on a low budget, late-stage program for an oral anticoagulant.

Impax gives it another go with a once-rejected Parkinson's drug

After a manufacturing problem irked the FDA and scared off partner GlaxoSmithKline, Impax Laboratories is resubmitting its investigational drug for Parkinson's disease, hoping it can clear an agency inspection and finally get its treatment on the market.

Impax to get new CEO as it tries to right manufacturing issues

A team of outside experts has been taking steps to help Impax Laboratories get back on track after manufacturing issues sidetracked a key drug application and a key partnership with GlaxoSmithKline.

Impax cuts 110 jobs tied to problems at plant

Manufacturing problems at Impax Laboratories'  California plant first cost the company a drug approval, then a $186 million partnership with GlaxoSmithKline. Now, it is costing 110 workers their jobs.

GlaxoSmithKline throws in the towel on $186M Parkinson's pact with Impax

A little more than two years after signing up GlaxoSmithKline as its Big Pharma partner on an extended-release version of a carbidopa-levodopa combo for Parkinson's disease, Impax Laboratories is headed back to the bargaining table. The FDA rejected the drug based on manufacturing issues a few months ago, and a frustrated Glaxo has now decided to drop out of the game.

Impax handed 12-page 483 at reevaluation

Impax Laboratories' struggles to get its manufacturing practices down at a plant in California where it intends to produce Rytary, an extended-release Parkinson drug, persist, the company has confessed. In fact, after reinspection of the plant, Impax received a Form 483 with a dozen observations, three of them repeats.

FDA stiff-arms Impax on extended-release Parkinson's combo

The FDA has thrown up a roadblock for Impax Laboratories' ($IPXL) extended-release version of a carbidopa-levodopa combo for Parkinson's disease now dubbed Rytary.

GlaxoSmithKline: Second PhIII Parkinson's drug study turns in winning data

GlaxoSmithKline says that the second of three planned Phase III studies for a reformulated Parkinson's treatment partnered with Impax Laboratories turned in positive numbers, with patients in the