North Carolina to ready biopharma production workers; Sanofi grants ops reprieve in R&D shutdown;

> The National Association of Manufacturers will partner with Forsyth Technical Community College in North Carolina to develop a biotech and pharmaceutical production workforce. Article

> Clinical supply operations have been spared in the upcoming closure of Sanofi-Aventis's R&D facility in Great Valley, PA. Report

> The lobby for the generic drug industry, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, has joined the Partnership for Safe Medicines to fight against counterfeit drugs. Article

> Pfizer finds that one in 100 Israelis buy counterfeit drugs and Viagra is its most widely sold fake. Article

> AAIPharma Services has named Patrick Walsh its chief executive officer. AAIPharma Services release