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Pfizer cleared to restart hemophilia gene therapy trial

Bio Pharma Dive

While a voluntary pause in dosing new patients will remain in place, the FDA's decision puts the study back on track to deliver data in 2023

Pharma’s addiction to McKinsey

World of DTC Marketing

The top executive at McKinsey & Company appeared before Congress to answer for the consulting firm’s role in fanning the opioid crisis and came under intense criticism from lawmakers.

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Model finds COVID-19 deaths among elderly may be due to genetic limit on cell division

Scienmag

Your immune system’s ability to combat COVID-19, like any infection, largely depends on its ability to replicate the immune cells effective at destroying the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease.

DrugPatentWatch named “Best of the Web” by Genetic Engineering News

Drug Patent Watch

DrugPatentWatch has been named to Genetic Engineering News‘ Best of the Web list. The review by Genetic Engineering News profile highlighted the “new training modules designed to help you find….

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.

Biogen CEO to step down as company pulls back from Alzheimer's drug

Bio Pharma Dive

Michel Vounatsos, Biogen's CEO since 2017, will be replaced as the company "substantially" eliminates the commercial workforce around Aduhelm, which has generated paltry sales in the face of resistance from insurers and doctors

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Wireless self-powered ammonia leakage monitor system developed for ammonia-energy ships

Scienmag

Due to its zero carbon, safe storage, and high energy density, liquid ammonia is a promising marine fuel in shipping industry. Credit: Nano Energy Due to its zero carbon, safe storage, and high energy density, liquid ammonia is a promising marine fuel in shipping industry.

How patient-on-a-chip tech could be the future of drug discovery

Pharma Phorum

Testing drug compounds on a chip designed to mimic human organs sounds closer to science fiction than reality, yet the technology already exists and is already being put to use.

Novartis suspends production of two radiopharmaceutical drugs over quality concerns

Bio Pharma Dive

Due to potential issues in manufacturing, the pharma is halting deliveries of two cancer drugs, Lutathera and Pluvicto, in the U.S. and Canada, a setback for a business in which the company has invested heavily

Our healthcare system is really screwed up

World of DTC Marketing

A 2015 Commonwealth Fund brie f showed that — before the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act were introduced — the United States had worse outcomes and spent more on health care, primarily because of greater use of medical technology and higher prices, compared to other high-income countries.

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.

United States, France cooperation advances international weather research

Scienmag

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Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison leads $21.5m round for Imagene AI

Pharma Phorum

Israeli cancer diagnosis startup Imagene AI has raised $21.5 million in first-round financing for its cancer diagnosis platform based digitised imaging of biopsy samples.

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FDA places stricter limits on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine after review of rare side effect

Bio Pharma Dive

The agency is limiting use to adults who either can't or won't take another authorized vaccine after collecting more data on a rare and unusual clotting syndrome that has weighed on the shot's uptake

Oramed hits oral insulin clinical trial milestone

BioPharma Reporter

Oramed Pharmaceuticals announced this week that it has enrolled 100% of the patients in the worldâs first Phase 3 study of oral insulin under FDA approved protocols. Markets & Regulations

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.

Implementation and reconfiguration of magnetic skyrmions-based logic gates in one single nanotrack

Scienmag

This study is led by Prof. Hongxin Yang (Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences) and Dr. Dongxing Yu (Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences). First-principles calculations were conducted by Prof.

Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Ireland?

Drug Patent Watch

This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most patents in Ireland. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is…. The post Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Ireland?

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FDA rejects two China-developed cancer drugs

Bio Pharma Dive

The regulator cited concerns around single-country trials in turning back Hutchmed's pancreatic cancer treatment, while manufacturing issues held up Junshi and Coherus' throat cancer medicine

How Whipnotic is Revolutionizing Whipped Cream

XTalks

Whipnotic is putting a new twist on whipped cream, using its patented technology to dispense a creamy whipped topping with flavor-infused swirls and all-natural colors.

Book on the management landscape an essential guide for business leaders.

Scienmag

Toronto – Over a stellar career, Professor Emeritus Roger Martin, a former Dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, has advised the CEOs of some of the world’s most successful companies.

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Studying inequities throughout the pandemic

Pharma Phorum

Alain Labrique, PhD, professor and associate chair of research at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) and chair of the World Health Organization (WHO) digital health guidelines development group discusses with us the ongoing research study, National Pandemic Pulse, he and his colleagues are performing in the US.

Spero to lay off 75% of workforce, change strategy after FDA challenges study results

Bio Pharma Dive

Agency statisticians took a different view of the Phase 3 results the biotech was relying on to support approval of a new antibiotic, an announcement that triggered the sector's latest restructuring

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Biogen announces further cost-reduction measures and exit of CEO

BioPharma Reporter

Biogen will âsubstantially eliminateâ commercial infrastructure for Alzheimerâs drug Aduhelm and take additional cost-reduction measures, the company announced as it released its Q1 2022 results this morning. Markets & Regulations

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Researchers find superconductors can carry magnetic information to much longer distances than conventional metals

Scienmag

A group of theoretical physicists from the University of Jyväskylä and Tampere University, Finland, and the Materials Physics Center in San Sebastian, Spain, explain how superconductors can carry magnetic information to much longer distances than can conventional metals.

Clinical Data Management Experts Share Insights on Modern Digital Clinical Trials

XTalks

In this interview, Xtalks spoke with experts from eClinical Solutions , Katrina Rice, Chief Delivery Officer, Data Services; and Diane Lacroix, Vice President, Clinical Data Management, about clinical data management for modern day digital clinical trials.

Vertex surprised by FDA halt of diabetes cell therapy study

Bio Pharma Dive

The regulator determined Vertex had "insufficient information" to test higher doses of the therapy, which showed promise in the first two patients treated

Abortion Pills Will Be the Next Battleground in a Post-Roe America

NY Times

Medication abortion allows patients to terminate early pregnancies at home. Some states are moving to limit it, while others are working to expand access.

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Paid leave mandates reduce likelihood of decreasing paid work hours after a spouse’s health shock, study shows

Scienmag

The 2022 Economic Report of the President cited Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy Priyanka Anand’s research on the impact of paid family leave mandates on labor supply and caregiving decisions following a spousal disability or health shock.

ExcellGene and Cytena team up to optimize workflows for mAb and therapeutic protein manufacturing

BioPharma Reporter

ExcellGene SA, a Swiss biologics focused CDMO, has established a collaboration agreement with German biological cell instrument developer, Cytena. Upstream Processing

Ionis, AstraZeneca change a key trial, fueling more questions about a genetic heart disease

Bio Pharma Dive

The partners increased the size and length of a large, ongoing study in transthyretin amyloidosis cardiomyopathy, a decision that has implications Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, which is testing two of its drugs against the disease

The Paleo Diet Launches a Paleo Certification Program for Food Packaging

XTalks

The Paleo Diet LLC, the founding organization behind the corresponding lifestyle movement, has launched a new Paleo certification program.

Research paper co-authored by City, University of London’s Dr Martin Nyx Brain wins Best Tool Paper Award at the European Joint Conference on the Theory & Practice of Software (ETAPS)

Scienmag

A research paper co-authored by City, University of London’s software reliability academic Dr Martin Nyx Brain in the Department of Computer Science, has won the Best Tool Paper Award at the recent European Joint Conference on the Theory & Practice of Software (ETAPS).

Matica Bio opens new Texas cell and gene therapy facility

BioPharma Reporter

CDMO Matica Bio has opened a new 45,000-square-foot facility dedicated to the production of viral vectors and cell-based products used in cell and gene therapies, vaccines, oncolytic therapies and other genetic medicines. Upstream Processing