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Shenzhen Builds Up R&D Platform For New Combination Drugs

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Shenzhen National Biomedical Industry Base recently released its key R&D results at China Hi-Tech Fair. Last March, Shenzhen Ausa Pharmed Co., which has been appointed the new combination drug research center for the biomedical base, received Class I new drug certification from China's State FDA for its enalapril maleate and folic acid tablet. This represents the only new drug with intellectual property rights to obtain such certification in the cardiovascular field in the past three years. Experts observe that innovative drug combination, complemented with expansion of drug indications, may form an effective approach that suits China's situation and helps the nation catch up in the global innovation competition. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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