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AstraZeneca signs drug delivery licensing deal with Starpharma potentially worth $126M+

AstraZeneca allied with Starpharma on drug delivery, in a licensing deal that could yield the Australian company up to $126 million from the development and commercialization of one of the Big Pharma's oncology candidates, and up to $93.3 million for each subsequent product.

AstraZeneca expands StarPharma deal for cancer drug delivery tech

AstraZeneca has expanded its deal with Australia's StarPharma, originally inked in September 2012, to use its drug delivery technology with a cancer drug in AstraZeneca's pipeline.

Sanofi names Gary Nabel chief scientific officer for global R&D

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Starpharma technology delivers 40-fold more docetaxel to tumor

A targeting technology developed by Australian company Starpharma Holdings has delivered tumor levels of Sanofi Aventis' anticancer drug docetaxel (Taxotere) that are higher and longer-lasting than those seen with the current formulation.

AZ goes Down Under for cancer conjugate deal

Under the terms of the agreement, AstraZeneca will test Starpharma drug-dendrimer conjugate molecules as potential anti-cancer agents.

Eli Lilly advances drug delivery tech deals with Starpharma, Arecor

Eli Lilly ($LLY) is doubling down on efforts to tap into other firms' drug delivery technology for its own development efforts. The pharmaceutical giant will expand a 2010 deal with Australia's

Australian researchers nab grant for dendrimer delivery work

Investigators for Australia's Starpharma and the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences have picked up a sizeable new grant to finance a fresh round of research on the use of dendrimers for