February, 2022

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J&J, Legend cell therapy approved by FDA for multiple myeloma

Bio Pharma Dive

The CAR-T treatment is the second to be approved in the U.S. for the blood cancer, following Bristol Myers Squibb and 2Seventy bio's Abecma

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Lung cancer deaths decline but.

World of DTC Marketing

The mortality rate from lung cancer has dropped in recent decades—by 56% in men from 1990 to 2019 and by 32% in women from 2002 to 2019. In recent years, early detection and treatment improvements have helped boost the 3-year survival rate for lung cancer from 21% in 2004 to 31% in 2015 through 2017.

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Abzena, Alira Health and Oncodesign launch DRIVE Biologics to support access to specialist services from discovery to clinical development for oncology and inflammation

Pharma Mirror

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Simons Foundation gives $4 million to CUNY Graduate Center to diversify astrophysics education

Scienmag

NEW YORK, February 9, 2022– Astrophysics is one of the most popular science fields, igniting the imaginations of many as they learn about it from television shows or news of space exploration. Like many other STEM fields, though, it lags in attracting students of color.

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2022 Research: The Rapid Rise of Ocean Freight Visibility

Download this a benchmark study from FourKites and The Journal of Commerce exploring how international shippers’ usage of global supply chain visibility technology has evolved since the onset of global disruptions caused by COVID-19.

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Data from first DMT-assisted clinical trial revealed

Pharma Times

No sign of significant negative effects on anxiety and wellbeing following pioneering Small Pharma trial

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Looking for a Summer Internship? You’d Better Act Fast

Intouch Solutions

Internships are an ideal way to get real work experience and figure out if you’re a good fit for a particular industry, but how do you score one when much of the professional world is still working remotely?

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Biogen continues to sink

World of DTC Marketing

Board members and senior executives are bailing out of Biogen but will there be enough life vests? What has/is happening at Biogen is a train wreck, and the only way to correct this disaster is to tear it down and rebuild the company from the top down.

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Ways to Access Affordable Mental Health Services

Pharma Mirror

Taking care of your mental health can be affordable. All you will have to do is choose therapy options that fit in your budget. In this article, we have outlined the most affordable therapy options.

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NJIT reaffirmed as an elite research university, retains R1 classification

Scienmag

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has reaffirmed its status among the nation’s most elite and productive research institutions by once again achieving an R1 status — the highest designation — by the Carnegie Classification.

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Pharma Franchise Business Is Beneficial For the Indian Pharmaceutical Market

Fossil Remedies

PCD Pharma Franchise Business. Why are more aspirants willing to make a career in the field of pharmaceuticals? It is because the business is not only promising, but it is going to remain profitable for many years. People have become health conscious and they want to maintain fitness.

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An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

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Intouch Creatives on Super Bowl LVI Ads: Toyota Nailed It; T-Mobile Dropped the Ball

Intouch Solutions

Each year, we ask Intouch creatives to share their thoughts on the latest Super Bowl ads. This year, for Super Bowl LVI, we’re back with more creatives and more reactions. But wait: When you get a bunch of creatives (and one strategic planner) “in a room together,” can you get quick consensus?

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Intellia presses forward with new results for pioneering CRISPR drug

Bio Pharma Dive

The findings build on early evidence that gene editing inside the body could safely and effectively treat disease, and suggest the effects of Intellia's medicine might last

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When it comes to telehealth it’s not numbers

World of DTC Marketing

Business Insider formed a relationship with eMarketer for so-called “intelligence.” ” Their report on telehealth has numbers, but that’s not what’s important.

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MBMV invests in international bio-tech startup Arcensus GmbH

Pharma Mirror

Hoboken, NJ, Rostock/Berlin, Germany, Based on Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS), Arcensus GmbH makes it possible to detect rare as well as frequent disorders such as cancer or heart diseases at the earliest stage in order to start preventive and personalized treatment.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

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Your microbiome shapes your life. But where did it come from?

Scienmag

Baltimore, MD— The gut microbiome is an ecosystem of hundreds to thousands of microbial species living within the human body. These populations affect our health, fertility, and even our longevity. But how do they get there in the first place?

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Data day: Trial results deliver hope for prostate cancer patients

Pharma Times

New combination treatment can significantly reduce the risk of death among prostate cancer patients

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Lürzer’s Archive Recognizes Intouch Group as a 2021 Top Five Creative Agency

Intouch Solutions

Accolades Confirm Intouch as Among the Fastest-Rising Creative Agencies in the World. New York, NY — (Feb.

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BioMarin says gene therapy hold will endure as FDA questions cancer risk

Bio Pharma Dive

According to BioMarin, the regulator has requested additional data to assess the "theoretical" cancer risk to the treatment, information that will take "several quarters" to collect

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How agencies can help pharma DTC

World of DTC Marketing

The way people make treatment decisions is changing because of COVID. Agencies are responsible for working with clients to implement changes that support brand objectives. It won’t be easy and means changing the mindset from a vendor to a strategic partner.

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MBMV invests in international bio-tech startup Arcensus GmbH

Pharma Mirror

Hoboken, NJ, Rostock/Berlin, Germany, Based on Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS), Arcensus GmbH makes it possible to detect rare as well as frequent disorders such as cancer or heart diseases at the earliest stage in order to start preventive and personalized treatment.

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Even the smallest pollution particles change the rainfall regime in the Amazon

Scienmag

Even the finest particles of pollution influence the process of cloud formation and the rainfall regime.

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Condition Critical: Court Interprets Orphan Drug Exclusivity Broadly

FDA Law Blog

By Sara W. Koblitz — Because a drug is designated an “Orphan” if it is intended to treat a “rare condition,” the condition itself always has been integral to Orphan Drug Exclusivity.

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6 Digital Health Takeaways From CES 2022 That Will Change Healthcare as We Know It

Intouch Solutions

Digital health investments skyrocketed in 2021, increasing 79% from 2020, according to a year-end report by CB Insights , a marketing intelligence firm.

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FDA sends signal with tough questions of Lilly at cancer drug meeting

Bio Pharma Dive

The agency criticized Eli Lilly for using a trial run in China to seek approval of an immunotherapy it licensed from Innovent Biologics. Outside advisers agreed in a decisive vote that could have repercussions for several other drugmakers

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Mental health apps can be useless

World of DTC Marketing

According to the Lancet, a medical journal, the incidence of depression and anxiety has soared in the pandemic—by more than 25% globally in 2020. That, combined with more people using online services, has led to a boom in mental-health apps. But are they safe and effective?

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V-01 as a Sequential Booster Can Produce Good Protection against Omicron Latest Phase III Data of COVID-19 Vaccine by Livzon Pharma

Pharma Mirror

HONG KONG, Global pandemic control is still facing enormous challenges after more than two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19. Following the Delta and Beta variants, Omicron variant emerged at the end of 2021, and its enhanced infectivity has cast a shadow over the global COVID-19 control.

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New simple method for surveying amphibians: A vital contribution to conservation efforts

Scienmag

An international collaborative research group consisting of members from 7 institutions has developed a method of determining which amphibious species (types of frog, newt and salamander) inhabit an area.

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Top 3 Things to Know About Engaging Oncologists in 2022

Pharma Marketing Network

Experts from top life sciences companies discussed strategies for more effectively engaging oncologists at the Pharma Marketing Network’s 2022 Future Forecast on January 25 th. Here are the top three things to know about engaging oncologists in 2022: 1. Lead with clinical education.

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Scientists discover immune cell surveillance mechanism

Pharma Times

Francis Crick Institute and King’s College London collaborate to identify specialist cells which protect DNA

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Sarepta reveals gene editing alliance with biotech exploring alternative delivery methods

Bio Pharma Dive

The collaboration with GenEdit, a South San Francisco startup developing new ways of delivering gene editing tools into the body, dates back to December 2020, but has recently begun to advance

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Is it too late for Biogen?

World of DTC Marketing

Biogen will partner with Roche on the development, and potential sale of a promising cancer drug the Swiss pharma is advancing for several types of lymphoma, announcing Tuesday it’s exercised an option to share rights to the treatment.

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QUOTIENT SCIENCES COMPLETES INTEGRATION OF DRUG SUBSTANCE INTO TRANSLATIONAL PHARMACEUTICS® PLATFORM

Pharma Mirror

NOTTINGHAM (UK) Quotient Sciences – a global drug development and manufacturing accelerator offering a suite of services to clients in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry – announces that it has integrated drug substance into its flagship Translational Pharmaceutics® platform.

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Coordinated conservation and restoration critical to save Asia’s threatened native trees

Scienmag

A new study has revealed that the rich native tree diversity in South and Southeast Asia is at risk of potential extinction.

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J.&J. Pauses Production of Its Covid Vaccine Despite Persistent Need

NY Times

A crucial Johnson & Johnson plant has stopped making its Covid vaccine, though the company says it has millions of doses in inventory. Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Factories and Manufacturing Johnson & Johnson