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  • Documentaries lift lid on Theranos biotech scam

    As criminal fraud investigations continue into former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and president Ramesh Balwani, further details are emerging in two documentaries about how the company hoodwinked doc...


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    https://pharmaphorum.com/news/documentaries-lift-lid-on-theranos-biotech-scam/2491
  • Crescent Vision Dual-Camera Headband for Surgeons: CES 2019

    Many surgical procedures are difficult to teach in practice because few people can gather around an operating table. Particularly with highly detailed surgeries, it is difficult to work on vessels and...


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    https://www.medgadget.com/2019/01/crescent-vision-dual-camera-headband-for-surgeons-ces-2019.html2492
  • Attune Pharmaceuticals bags $23M for oral HAE drug

    Attune Pharmaceuticals raised $23 million in series B financing to push its oral drug for hereditary angioedema (HAE) through phase 2. The biotech aims to provide an oral alternative to approved treat...


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    https://www.fiercebiotech.com/biotech/attune-pharmaceuticals-bags-23m-for-oral-hae-drug2493
  • CRISPR gene editing stocks fall after Editas CEO resigns

    Shares in firms developing therapies based on CRISPR gene editing technology have fallen after the resignation of the CEO of one of the leading biotechs in the field, Editas. Massachusetts-based Edita...


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    https://pharmaphorum.com/news/crispr-gene-editing-stocks-fall-after-editas-ceo-resigns/2494
  • BioNTech Buys MAB Discovery’s Antibody Generation Unit

    BioNTech AG, located in Mainz, Germany, inked a deal with Munich, Germany’s MAB Discovery GmbH to acquire MAB’s operational antibody generation unit. No financial details were disclosed. B...


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    https://www.biospace.com/article/biontech-buys-mab-discovery-s-antibody-generation-unit/2495
  • Yale Researchers Discover Protein in the Immune System Can Help Suppress HIV

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, there were an estimated 39,782 new HIV infections in the United States in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available. Over...


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    https://www.biospace.com/article/yale-researchers-discover-protein-in-the-immune-system-can-help-suppress-hiv/2482
  • US cancer patients trial Proteus’ digital chemotherapy pill

    Cancer patients in the US are trialing digital oncology drugs for the first time, collecting data on patients in a bid to improve outcomes and help adherence. The new technology from Proteus Digital H...


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    https://pharmaphorum.com/news/us-cancer-patients-trial-proteus-digital-chemotherapy-pill/2483
  • Companies Continue to Develop Treatments for Opioid Addiction

    Opioid abuse and overdose deaths saw a sharp spike in the late 1990s through today. From 1999 to 2017, almost 218,000 people died in the United States from overdoses related to prescription opioids, a...


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    https://www.biospace.com/article/companies-continue-to-develop-treatments-for-opioid-addiction/2484
  • FDA approves Samsung/Merck & Co’s Herceptin biosimilar

    The FDA has approved a new biosimilar of Roche’s breast cancer drug Herceptin, from Samsung Bioepis and Merck & Co, ahead of the original drug’s US patent expiry in June. Developed by ...


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    https://pharmaphorum.com/news/fda-approves-samsung-merck-cos-herceptin-biosimilar/2485

EVENTS

Conferences

International Conference on Biomarkers and Clinical Research

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMARKERS AND CLINICAL RESEARCH

January 30-31, 2019
This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Biomarkers and Clinical Research. Biomarkers have the extra potential to identify individuals susceptible to particular...

14th Winter Conference on Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemistry

14TH WINTER CONFERENCE ON MEDICINAL & BIOORGANIC CHEMISTRY

January 27-31, 2019
The Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemistry Foundation (MBCF) are delighted to announce the dates and venue of the “14th Winter Conference on Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemistry” (14th WCMBC) which will take place January 27th – 31st 2019 returning to the beautiful Steamboat Springs ...

Commercializing Continuous Processing in Pharma

COMMERCIALIZING CONTINUOUS PROCESSING IN PHARMA

January 29-31, 2019
Continuous processing is no longer a buzzword in pharma and biotech. Since we started the community in 2017, we have seen a surge of activities and progresses made in the industry globally. Through incremental steps, drug developers are moving through the journey of commercializing continuous manufa...

4th Annual North America Microbiome Congress

4TH ANNUAL NORTH AMERICA MICROBIOME CONGRESS

February 06-07, 2019
The 4th Annual North America Microbiome Congress in Washington DC, by Kisaco Research, has become a trusted learning and networking platform and a true business community for microbiologists, clinicians regulatory and industry executives who require an insight into the latest microbiome research, cl...

Social Media In The Pharmaceutical Industry Conference

SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

January 21-22, 2019
The Social Media In The Pharmaceutical Industry Conference will feature social media, being the prime location for global conversations plays a central role in pharmacovigilance and digital marketing, as well as understanding trends, challenges and a 'Social Listening' tool to learn patient ...

Social Media in the Pharma Industry

SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE PHARMA INDUSTRY

January 21-22, 2019
Social Media in the Pharma Industry will cover areas like mHealth apps from entrepreneurs What it takes to successfully build a mHealth App, including cognitive engagement!Network for the future through cross-functional platforms and networks OF the future!Improvements to pharmacovigilance.

PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY UK

PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY UK

January 21-22, 2019
The pharmaceutical microbiology industry has seen many changes during the progression into the 21st century. With advances in rapid microbiological methods, revisions being made to regulations in the industry enhanced knowledge of the human microbiome, and novel testing methods, this industry is eve...

Biotech Showcase

BIOTECH SHOWCASE

January 07-09, 2019
Biotech Showcase™ is an investor conference, during JPM 2019, devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies with an opportunity to present to, and meet with, investors and pharmaceutical executives in one place during the course of one of the industry's ...

 

Webinars

JAN 23, 2019 | 2.30 PM
THE BIOMARKER BOTTLENECK IN IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING TO OVERCOME
In recent years an avalanche of new compounds has been developed for the treatment of cancer with immunotherapy. However, novel biomarkers are required to guide treatment with these new compounds. The complexity of cancer and the immune response mean predictive biomarkers for immuno-oncolo...
JAN 24, 2019 | 4:00 AM
QUALITY RISK MANAGEMENT IN IMPLEMENTING NEW BIOPROCESS TECHNOLOGY
Bioprocess Technology is the sub-discipline within Biotechnology that combines living matter, in the form of organisms or enzymes, with nutrients under specific optimal conditions to make the desired product. It is responsible for translating discoveries of life sciences into practical and...
JAN 24, 2019 | 11:00 AM
CHARACTERIZATION OF EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES WITH NANOSCALE FLOW CYTOMETRY
In this webinar, we will discuss how to set up and utilize a flow cytometer for nanoparticle analyses.  We will first describe how to properly set up and clean a flow cytometer for small-particle experiments.  Next, we will characterize the scatter and fluorescence sensitivity of...
JAN 28, 2019
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE: IMPROVE CLINICAL TRIAL PROCESSES WITH A UNIFIED PLATFORM
Newer, more advanced cloud applications now offer unified data and process models, allowing organizations to manage their end-to-end clinical trial process within a single system. Rather than juggling individual point solutions, innovative organizations are using a unified clinical platfor...
JAN 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM
KNOCK OUT BIOLOGIC QUANT AND QUALITY ON A TINY SAMPLE
Collecting quantification and characterization data of biologics often requires a large amount of protein and multiple instruments. In this webinar, see how Lunatic makes batch-wise concentration measurements a breeze by using just 2 µL of sample and eliminating dilution steps and cr...
JAN 30, 2019 | 2.00PM
THE ROLE OF CLOUD AND CUSTOMERS IN MODERNIZING HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
With a cloud platform, customer-centric model and agile approach, Michigan transformed the way it delivers health and human services to better serve caseworkers and those seeking assistance. On January 30th at 11 am Pacific/2pm Eastern, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services ...

HOW TO IMPLEMENT NIR SPECTROSCOPY INTO THE PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSES
This pharma webinar examines the technique of Near Infrared spectroscopy, and how it can be used in pharmaceutical research and development. Potential uses of this excellent PAT tool include identifying raw materials, process control testing and the examination of a final product. We also ...
PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF RMM IN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING
The application of Rapid Microbiological Methods (RMM) is a topic that has gained interest over the past few years as pharmaceutical manufacturers investigate and look to gain improved efficiencies across all areas of their businesses – including the microbiology laboratory. This pharma w...
BIOPHARMA DEAL MAKING: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CASS BUSINESS SCHOOL’S STUDY OF STRATEGIC DEALS AND CORPORATE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Extensive prior studies have shown strong positive effects for targets and negative effects for acquirers but, they have focused on measuring value creation from individual deals, not a firm’s overall programs of activity and performance over longer time periods. This far reaching study an...
PRINCIPLES OF DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETRY (DSC) – THE MOST USED THERMAL ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE IN PHARMACEUTICALS
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is the most frequently used thermal analysis technique alongside TGA, TMA and DMA. DSC is used to measure enthalpy changes due to changes in the physical and chemical properties of a material as a function of temperature or time. The method allows yo...
DIGITAL BEST PRACTICES FOR ACCELERATING DRUG DEVELOPMENT
Watch this on-demand webinar to hear from Robert Albert, Collaboration Lead at AstraZeneca, and Ellen Reilly, VP of Life Sciences at DocuSign, on the digital future of pharmaceuticals and the best practices for investing and adopting eSignature solutions to reduce development cycle time an...
WEBINAR - THE 7 DEADLY SINS OF PHARMA JOB APPLICATIONS
For the last 10 years, here at GetReskilled, we have been helping people from a wide range of backgrounds make mid-career changes into well-paid jobs and careers into the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. With a decade of experience in the industry we’ve come to l...

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, one of the major world events that happened in 2016 was the UK referendum in June 2016 on whether to leave the EU. In the lead up to the vote, we published a head to head piece...

This year was a big year for Clinical Pharmacist, which started with its relaunch in January as a peer-reviewed journal and it being sent to all members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society as part of ...

On 7 December 2016 the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) took an infringement decision, resulting in the fining of pharmaceutical company Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma. The companies wer...

Two years ago, the leading German pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim, applied to Slovak authorities for its new anti-diabetes drug, Synjardy, to be covered by health insurance. Drug manufac...

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Latham & Watkins won lead roles on Baxter International's acquisition of Claris Injectables for $625m, in a bid by Baxter to expand its portfolio of essential generic...

For FDA professionals focused on drug quality and safety, the rapid increase in imported drugs from nations where we devote limited inspection resources is of great concern. One way to address this co...

We all know someone who has been given the diagnosis of cancer. It is definitely life-changing. The first time I was effected by the diagnosis was when my father received it. I didn’t think to ask him...

Industry experts say the Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on importing Cuban pharmaceuticals and collaborating with the nation's researchers could bring the nation's cheaper, reputable me...

Digital health tech is moving beyond the consumer market. Research from Frost & Sullivan shows that the healthcare wearables device market could more than triple to $18.9 billion in 2020 from $5.1 bil...