Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

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India's Biocon begins marketing psoriasis drug Alzumab

The company is looking for partners to expand commercialization of the therapy around the globe.

Can India's Biocon land a global partner for its new psoriasis drug?

Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been one of the leaders in India attempting to build a biotech community capable of developing drugs for worldwide markets. Now the company has a test case on its hands.

Biocon scouts R&D pact after GE unit grabs stake in research division

Bolstered by a fresh blast of positive new data on its insulin program and growing profits, India's Biocon today also won a big financial backer for its R&D outsourcing arm as it prepares to take the unit public.

Biocon hiring 300 scientists for new R&D complex in India

India's Biocon cut the ribbon on a new biologics R&D complex that will host a multi-disciplinary group of more than 300 scientists developing a new generation of "affordable" biologics.

Biocon chief vows near-term pact on oral insulin

The high-profile CEO of India's Biocon says that she's closing in on a big-name pharma partner for the company's oral insulin program. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw told Reuters that "we are in advanced

Biocon chief outlines go-go biotech expansion plan, chides regulators

The chairperson of India's Biocon, the always outspoken Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, has outlined some new steps aimed at keeping the biotech's growth rate roaring along at breakneck speed. She told