U.K.'s Redx looks to add 60 staffers; Sutro to collaborate with Sanofi Pasteur;

 @FierceBiotech: Sanofi Pasteur, Sutro team up on #vaccine candidates. Item | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: In biotech trifecta, startup lassos $31M, a CEO and a lead drug from Pfizer. More  | Follow @JohnCFierce

@RyanMFierce: Repligen took in $5M of potential $70M from Pfizer in deal for candidate against spinal muscular dystrophy. More | Follow @RyanMFierce

> Redx Oncology in the U.K. is looking to double its workforce as it adds another 60 research staffers to its employee roster. Story

> Sutro Biopharma today announced a collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur to produce two undisclosed vaccine candidates. Release

> Astex Pharmaceuticals ($ASTX) has launched a mid-stage study of SGI-110 for a certain type of liver cancer. Story

> Xoma ($XOMA) says it plans to test the experimental drug gevokizumab for an eye disease. Report

Medical Device News

 @FierceMedDev: Cardiologist: Boston Scientific's S-ICD requires further trials. More | Follow @FierceMedDev

@MarkHFierce: A German company is rolling out a new diagnostic test for the early prediction of breast cancer. Release | Follow @MarkHFierce

 @DamianFierce: Smith & Nephew's quasi-spinout, Bioventus, is expanding its European reach. Story | Follow @DamianFierce

> Crescendo Bioscience draws $28M Series D for RA Dx. News

> FDA: Praxair's recalled oxygen tanks pose deadly fire risk. Item

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: Dr Reddy's launches Propecia generic with 180-day exclusivity; worth $20M to Indian company, analysts say. Story | Follow @FiercePharma

> Amgen whistleblower can't challenge $612M settlement, judge says. Article

> German insurers want prison for docs who take pharma kickbacks. Story

> Worried about blood clots, France weighs new contraceptive limits. More

Vaccines News

 @AlisonBFierce: Sanofi Pasteur MSD's recall of its typhoid vaccine has led to a shortage in the U.K. More | Follow @AlisonBFierce

> Sanofi Pasteur, Sutro team up on vaccine candidates. Item

> HIV therapeutic vaccine shows promise. More

> Emergent, VaxInnate sign pandemic flu vaccine deal. Article

Pharma Manufacturing News

> Questcor buys CMO that makes API for Acthar. More

> BASF gets Vascepa contract ahead of Pronova buyout. News

> Pakistan investigates cough syrup tied to 35 deaths. Item

> Russia pushes plan to buy domestically produced drugs. Story

> FDA warns docs to buy from approved suppliers. Article

And Finally… Investigators say they believe they've found the cause behind the muscle pain which often afflicts patients taking statins. Release

 

 

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