ALSO NOTED: TriMed raises $5M; Peregrine touts data; Celltrion announces manufacturing deal; Organon to meet with FDA; and much

> Omaha, Neb.-based TriMed Research has raised $5 million in its first round. Release

> Peregrine Pharmaceuticals is touting new clinical data supporting the broad anti-viral properties of Tarvacin. Release

> Celltrion, a joint venture of VaxGen, has inked a deal to manufacture biologics under development by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Release

> Organon says it will meet with FDA officials to address issues the agency has raised for its implantable contraceptive Implanon. Story

> Genelabs has received an orphan drug designation for its experimental lupus drug Prestara. Release

> Canada's Generex has started a research collaboration on an allergy therapy. Release

> Pfizer has begun work on a $90 million plant expansion in Ireland. Release

> Elite Pharmaceuticals and IntelliPharmaCeutics will jointly develop a controlled release product. Release

> Spain's Zeltia has launched a 100M euro share issue. Story

And finally...A doctor's troubled past took years to catch up with him in Australia. Article

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