Norway's Clavis inks cancer drug pact with Translational Therapeutics; Indian regulators standardize adverse event reporting;

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> Norway's Clavis has inked a development deal with Translational Therapeutics, getting undisclosed milestones and a minority equity stake for one of its cancer drug programs. Clavis release

> Regulators in India are seeking a uniform reporting process for adverse events which occur in the growing number of clinical trials in the subcontinent. The move follows news reports that developers frequently don't compensate the families of patients who have died during trials. Report

> Biogen Idec reports that Australian regulators approved the MS drug Fampyra. Acorda, which developed the treatment, markets the drug as Ampyra. Story

> Isis earned a $3 million payment from GlaxoSmithKline as it launched a sixth program under its collaboration to discover and develop drugs to treat rare and infectious diseases. Isis release

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