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January 26th, 2011

Shasun Pharma to begin clinical trial for cancer cure

Abstract:
Shasun Pharmaceuticals Ltd is developing injectable radioactive nanoparticles to treat solid cancer to mark its entry into nanotechnology. The company, one of the largest producers of pain-killer drug Ibuprofen with more than 50 per cent of the global market share, is expected to commence clinical trials on the drug candidate within a year.

It has entered into a joint venture with the Nanoparticle Biochem, Inc (NBI), partly owned by the University of Missouri, Colombia, in August last year to develop the latter's lead molecule NBI-29 to treat prostate cancer. The nanotech product would be developed under the 50:50 JV company Shasun NBI LLC.

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