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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

AstraZeneca-Merck drug shows promise in treatment of type of prostate cancer

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. presented data, which showed clinical improvement in survival with Lynparza in combination with abiraterone.  The study covered metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Lynparza is being jointly developed and commercialized  by AstraZeneca and  Merck. The...

Delaware-based Koncordia becomes part of three-way merger

Marketing Associates is becoming  OneMagnify through its consolidation of Koncordia Group (Delaware), Conclusive Analytics (North Carolina), and Magnify Analytic Solutions (Detroit). Koncordia‚Äôs clients include DuPont Co. The company has a staff of 45. The total workforce...

DuPont introduces Tychem gloves for hazardous work areas

DuPont Personal Protection  introduced DuPont Tychem gloves, a collection of gloves designed for chemical exposure protection. DuPont Tychem gloves help provide the worker protection required in hazardous work environments.  Tychem garments have been protecting industrial workers from a broad...

Harvey Hanna schedules public meeting on Boxwood plant site redevelopment

Boxwood plant developer Harvey Hanna & Associates will hold a public meeting on exploratory plans for the former General Motors Boxwood  site. Plans call for the demolition of the existing plant buildings, in order to...

Lilly, Incyte arthritis drug gets FDA approval

04Lilly, Incyte arthritis drug gets FDA approval Eli Lilly and Company and  Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved  Olumant (baricitinib The once-daily oral medication is approved for the treatment of...

Elsmere man faces federal charges over pipe bomb incident

A  federal grand jury charged Mark Consiglio, 48, of Elsmere  with three counts of illegally possessing a destructive device.  Each charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years of imprisonment, three years of supervised release...

New Castle County Executive praises budget compromise

A possible budget deal may be emerging between the New Castle County Council and the County Executive. Delaware Public Media and other outlets reported the deal would phase in a 15 percent increase in property taxes...

Study indicates redeveloped GM plant site would create 2,100 jobs

 Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc., Newport, released a report indicating the redevelopment of the former GM plant site would have a big impact on the area's economy. The report, prepared by Philadelphia-based Econsult Solutions, found...

Wilmington to outsource payroll to ADP.

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced  that, payroll functions  will be outsourced beginning July 1. Three jobs will be cut.   Wilmington has entered into a contract for the administration of payroll services with ADP, one of the...

AstraZeneca COPD drug falls short in Phase III trials

AstraZeneca  and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced a second late-stage trial for a drug aimed at treating COPD, did not meet its goal. The trial was for Fasenra in patients with...
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