Russian regulators get GMP training; Report probes U.S. drug distribution;

> Eli Lilly, the Chao Center for Industrial Pharmacy & Contract Manufacturing, and the Parenteral Drug Association have partnered to conduct GMP training for drug regulators in Moscow. Release

> An 80-page URCH Publishing report on U.S. pharmaceutical distribution notes that the 90 to 95 percent of sector revenue garnered by the big three--Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen--has caught the eye of the Federal Trade Commission for its potential to distort the market. Release

> French biopharmaceutical maker LFB Group has chosen the Apriso FlexNet platform with RFID tracking capabilities for use in its plasma manufacturing operations. Announcement

> Specialty drug maker URL Pharma has acquired an FDA-inspected PharmPro facility in Aurora, IL, for development and manufacturing. Release 

> Generics maker West-ward Pharmaceutical, a U.S. manufacturer of generic prescription products, has opted for SaaS delivery of SmartSolve compliance and quality management products from Pilgrim Software. Announcement