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Lilly wins FDA approval of new kind of diabetes drug

Bio Pharma Dive

Tirzepatide, now branded as Mounjaro, helped improve blood sugar control in testing and has been shown to have powerful weight loss effects as well, making it one of the most closely watched drugs in Lilly's pipeline

As pharma dives deeper into digital, ad fraud is getting worse

World of DTC Marketing

Short on Time? Adalytics r eported that for nine months, billions of ad auctions for space on Gannett’s USA Today website resulted in brands unknowingly getting stuck with their ads running on other Gannett sites — often remote community sites.

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Malaria parasites form vortices

Scienmag

The disease of malaria is triggered by single-celled parasites that accumulate in large groups in the salivary glands of mosquitoes before transmission to human beings.

The antimicrobial pipeline is ‘dry’ and that’s a problem

Pharma Phorum

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem and one that is already claiming over a million lives per year. The situation is urgent but finding a sustainable solution is a difficult prospect, finds Ben Hargreaves. Alexander Fleming discovered the world’s first antibiotic, penicillin, in 1928.

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.

In first, Verve gets clearance to test base editing inside the body

Bio Pharma Dive

Regulators in New Zealand have allowed human testing to proceed, another milestone for the gene editing technology. Verve plans to soon ask for approval to begin testing in the U.S. and U.K.,

New patent expiration for Purdue Pharma drug TARGINIQ

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for TARGINIQ Targiniq is a drug marketed by Purdue Pharma Lp and is included in one NDA. There are fifteen patents protecting this drug. Drug patent….

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Roche extends Kaiku digital monitoring partnership again

Pharma Phorum

Roche has elevated a longstanding alliance with Finland’s Kaiku Health focusing on digital patient monitoring and management (DPMM) to the level of a strategic partnership.

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Pfizer to acquire Biohaven in $11.6B bet on biotech's migraine drugs

Bio Pharma Dive

The rest of Biohaven's pipeline, which includes drugs for ALS and obsessive compulsive disorder, will be spun out into a new company led by the biotech's current CEO and retaining its name

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AstraZeneca metastatic breast cancer treatment secures FDA approval

BioPharma Reporter

The US agency has approved Enhertu for patients diagnosed with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer previously treated with an anti-HER2-based regimen. Markets & Regulations

Modifying the body’s immune system to help treat Type 1 diabetes

Scienmag

In a new study, a team of researchers from the University of Missouri, Georgia Tech and Harvard University has demonstrated the successful use of a novel Type 1 diabetes treatment in a large animal model.

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.

SparkRx: The first digital therapeutic for adolescents

Pharma Phorum

Mental health issues among teens and young adults have risen dramatically over the past decade. Jessica Lake, chief science officer at Limbix, tells us about SparkRx, a digital therapeutics app aimed to help treat adolescent depression. .

Clay Siegall, founding Seagen CEO, takes leave amid domestic violence accusation

Bio Pharma Dive

The company's board is investigating the allegation, which Siegall, who has led Seattle's largest biotech for 24 years, denied. Chief Medical Officer and former Merck executive Roger Dansey was named interim CEO

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Cardiovascular patient recruitment: Traditional vs. Digital methods

Clairnes

The post Cardiovascular patient recruitment: Traditional vs. Digital methods appeared first on Clinical Trial Recruitment & Management Services. Blog Cardiovascular disease heart patients patient recruitment cardiovascular disease

Scripps Research scientists explain what makes COVID-19 antibody “J08” so potent

Scienmag

LA JOLLA, CA—Last year, scientists at Scripps Research and Toscana Life Sciences studied the blood of 14 COVID-19 survivors to find the most potent antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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.

Pfizer: Pharma needs a business strategy for a digital world

Pharma Phorum

The unprecedented rate of digital acceleration seen in the first two years of COVID-19 has set in train an age of digital transformation.

J&J ends hepatitis B, HPV vaccine work with Bavarian Nordic

Bio Pharma Dive

The companies' hepatitis B program never reached clinical testing, while J&J said it would no longer develop an HPV vaccine because of the "widespread uptake" of effective shots from other companies

Cytiva opens Swiss manufacturing facility and Center of Excellence for cell and gene therapies

BioPharma Reporter

Cytiva is opening a new 7,400m manufacturing facility in Grens, Switzerland this month: which will serve as a center of excellence for the companyâs cell and gene therapy business as well as a being a base for European customer training programs. Upstream Processing

More than starting a company: The Art and Science of Entrepreneurship

Scienmag

Entrepreneurs who are ready to start companies often lack enough knowledge and skillsets to do it correctly. How can they gain these?

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Game used to track symptoms in children with cancer

Pharma Phorum

A study has shown that a mobile game can be used to gather symptom data from children undergoing treatment for cancer, and potentially might also be used to provide personalised management of their care.

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Moderna's finance head is out as former employer conducts investigation

Bio Pharma Dive

Jorge Gomez, who officially took the CFO reins Monday, lasted one day on the job. His departure comes as Gomez's previous company, Dentsply Sirona, looks into financial allegations against current and former executives

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Researchers Use Emerging Ovarian Cancer Biomarker to Develop New Blood Test for Ovarian Cancer

XTalks

Researchers at the University of Manchester have developed a new blood test that can help diagnose ovarian cancer faster and more accurately in women, particularly those under the age of 50, using a newer ovarian cancer biomarker.

Establishment of the open innovation theory for delivery platform based on the analysis of delivery industries in South Korea, UK, and China

Scienmag

Wearable tracks health by measuring skin gas emissions

Pharma Phorum

Researchers in the US have developed a wearable monitor that could be used to monitor metabolic diseases through gases released from a person’s skin.

Key Bristol Myers drug holds up in long-term psoriasis study

Bio Pharma Dive

Deucravacitnib, forecast by Bristol Myers to hit $4 billion in peak sales, is under FDA review with an approval decision due by September. The agency's view of its safety will be key to its future

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Elligo, Whyze Health partner to expand reach to European patients

Outsourcing Pharma

The two companies are forming a European Medical Advisory Committee to better connect patients and physicians, inviting other trial professionals to join in. Markets & Regulations

New measure of sperm age may be predictor of pregnancy success

Scienmag

DETROIT – A novel technique to measure the age of male sperm has the potential to predict the success and time it takes to become pregnant, according to a newly published study by researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Novo Nordisk forges close ties with biotech VC Flagship

Pharma Phorum

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk has traditionally generated its pipeline mainly from internal R&D, but a new alliance with venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering signals another departure from that strategy.

PatientLink by TrialCard: The digital patient support platform

Bio Pharma Dive

New offering aligns with industry shift towards healthcare consumerism and empowers life science leaders to deliver highly personalized patient support experiences

What are the benefits of oral delivery of insulin and how can algae support candidate therapeutic proteins?

BioPharma Reporter

These are some of the questions we will be asking leading experts next week. Bio Developments

Remote sensing research improves hurricane response

Scienmag

Safe and uninterrupted road travel is crucial in the aftermath of storms so that people can access medical treatment, downed power lines can be removed and communities can begin a return to normalcy.

Survey: Pharma bullish on digital innovation, but failing on execution

Pharma Phorum

When it comes to enthusiasm about digital innovation, pharma seems to be more adept at talking the talk than walking the walk, as it were. That’s according to recent survey data from digital agency Graphite.

Against a historic market downturn, Moma Therapeutics raises $150M for precision cancer research

Bio Pharma Dive

The biotech's Series B round, which kicked off early this year, should be able to fuel its work on "molecular machines" until at least 2024, according to CEO Asit Parikh

TFF: Phase I study of inhalable COVID-19 drug shows promise

Outsourcing Pharma

The thin-film freezing specialist reports positive safety and pharmacokinetic data coming out of the Phase I trial of its niclosamide inhalation powder. COVID-19

Researchers develop 3D-printed shape memory alloy with superior superelasticity

Scienmag

Laser powder bed fusion, a 3D-printing technique, offers potential in the manufacturing industry, particularly when fabricating nickel-titanium shape memory alloys with complex geometries.