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  • Tiny New Pacemaker Small Enough for Infants

    Researchers at Children’s National Health System, working with engineers from Medtronic, have created a pacemaker appropriately tiny enough to implant into infants. Measuring only one cubic cent...


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  • DNA Origami Nanoparticles to Treat Acute Kidney Injury

    DNA origami is a technique for building differently shaped molecules out of the four standard nucleotide bases. Various forms can be constructed, such as tubes, pyramids, and cubes, and the shapes of ...


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  • University of Missouri Research Reactor Now Supplying Iodine-131 for Thyroid Treatment

    Medical radioisotopes are widely used in cancer treatment, but their production has been hampered to the point that obtaining them has become a challenge. The lack of Technetium-99m is probably the mo...


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  • Scientists bring new hope to brain tumor patients

    sGBM is a rare type of brain cancer in adults. The incidence varies from 2 to 5 per million people per year. For example, if Hong Kong's base population of 7.5 million people is taken as a referen...


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  • Researchers discover potential antidote to botulism

    Researchers have identified a compound that strongly inhibits botulinum neurotoxin, the most toxic compound known. That inhibiting compound, nitrophenyl psoralen (NPP), could be used as a treatment to...


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  • Johnson & Johnson drops OSE’s rheumatoid arthritis drug

    Johnson & Johnson has dumped OSE Immunotherapeutics’ autoimmune candidate FR104. J&J picked up the rights to the CD28 antagonist for €10 million ($11 million) upfront in 2016, but c...


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  • Sanofi pays Denali $125M to buy into RIPK1 program

    Sanofi is paying $125 million (€110 million) upfront for a stake in two RIPK1 inhibitors in development at Denali. The agreement covers small molecules designed to treat multiple neurodegenerativ...


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  • Nanoparticles and Microneedles for Painless Vaccinations

    At Leiden University in The Netherlands, research is being done on making vaccinations easier and more effective. Currently, needles are commonly used and no one, particularly children, is happy about...


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  • 23andMe’s Pharmacogenetic Test Approved by FDA

    The FDA has just approved 23andMe’s Personal Genomic Service (PGS) Pharmacogenetic Reports. This marks the first direct-to-consumer test for pharmacogenetics of enzyme variants that may affect t...


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4th annual European Microbiome Congress

4TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN MICROBIOME CONGRESS

November 14-15, 2018
The Annual European Microbiome Congress has become a trusted learning and networking platform for leading academics, practicing clinicians, pharmaceutical and nutrition companies, biotech entrepreneurs and investors, government and regulatory bodies and industry leaders who require insight into the ...

Diabetes Professional Care 2018 (DPC2018)

DIABETES PROFESSIONAL CARE 2018 (DPC2018)

November 14-15, 2018
Diabetes Professional Care 2018 (DPC2018) is the UK's leading, national, free-to-attend, CPD-certified conference, and exhibition for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of diabetes, and its related conditions. It provides a unique opportunity for healt...

30th Experts Meet On Cancer Therapy

30TH EXPERTS MEET ON CANCER THERAPY

November 14-15, 2018
Cancer Therapy Meeting 2018 is an expertise meet in the field of oncology where oncologists, scientists, researchers, medical students, pharmacists, R& D scholars, medical professors, gynecologists, molecular biologists, bioinformatics students and professors, radiologists, cancer research insti...

29th World Cardiology Conference

29TH WORLD CARDIOLOGY CONFERENCE

November 19-20, 2018
It is with great pleasure and honor World Cardiology Conferences team announces for the upcoming CME Accredited 29th World Cardiology Conference which will be held during November 19-20, 2018 at Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference has been in existence for 3 years all over the world and has entered ...

Biocompatibility Testing for Medical Devices

BIOCOMPATIBILITY TESTING FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

November 08-09, 2018
The medical device field is one of the most heavily regulated industries, for obvious reasons. Medical devices are an important tool in efforts to improve patient care and treatment outcomes. Learn how to achieve more successful biocompatibility testing outcomes by attending this seminar. Biocompati...

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY CONGRESS 2018

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY CONGRESS 2018

November 08-09, 2018
Oxford Global is proud to present its Synthetic Biology Congress taking place on 8-9 November 2018 in London. As part of our Genomics and Synthetic Biology UK series, our congress will bring together over 600 delegates representing internationally renowned research & academic institutions, clini...

2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

2018 ISPE ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO

November 04-07, 2018
The 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo will focus on excellence, modernization, and harmonization in pharmaceutical science and manufacturing across the globe, offering pharma professionals the opportunity to engage in industry-critical conversations. A comprehensive education program provides atte...

Pharma science 360

PHARMA SCIENCE 360

November 04-07, 2018
Registration is open for AAPS PharmSci 360. Get all the energy of a large scientific conference with the intimacy of a niche meeting. Submit your poster abstract by June 6 for a chance to present at PharmSci 360. Before you begin your poster abstract submission, we strongly recommend the following:T...

 

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OCT 30, 2018 | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
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MICROCHIP FOR GROWING AND STUDYING 3D BRAIN MIMICS
Over the past few years, neuroscientists have been able to grow ever larger and more complex spheroid cultures and organoids that replicate the structure and functionality of brain tissue. While these...
NOV 14, 2018
6TH ANNUAL 24 HOURS OF STEM CELLS™ VIRTUAL EVENT
Access leading scientific presentations from thought leaders around the world. Receive real-time training, tips and technical support from our stem cell experts. Sharpen your stem cell skills and expertise with virtual training and certifications. Expand your research network and enrich yo...
NOV 14, 2018
CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS & RESEARCH 2018
LabRoots invites you to the 9th Annual Clinical Diagnostics & Research free online conference! Clinical diagnostics is an ever-changing field of medicine and research, challenged with combining several different scientific disciplines into one for the sake of diagnosis and treatment of...
NOV 15, 2018 | 3:30 am
MIXED MODE CHROMATOGRAPHY IN PURIFYING BIOLOGICS
This Webinar will discuss MMC in purifying biologics which includes monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), Bispecific antibodies (BsAbs), antibody fragments (Scfv, Fab) and other recombinant proåteins. My discussion is intended for the audience from the biopharmaceutical industry as well as a...
NOV 19, 2018 | 1:00 PM
EVOLVE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES BY IMPLEMENTING DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
The desire for innovative technology that can eventually cause disruptive improvement remains high in the biotech pharmaceutical industry. The road between pursuing and developing that technology to genuine implementing is not a smooth ride. In this webinar, the presenter identifies key ch...
NOV 19, 2018 | 12.00 PM
EVOLVE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES BY IMPLEMENTING DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
The desire for innovative technology that can eventually cause disruptive changes remains high in the biotech pharmaceutical industry. The road between pursuing and developing that technology to genuine implementing is not a smooth ride. In this webinar, the presenter identifies key challe...

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...
”LIVE MSL WEBINAR – FROM SCIENCE TO PHARMA”
As an MSL you will be the scientific and clinical expert in a specific drug and disease area and you will be working with the top clinicians and clinical researchers in your field to bring innovative new drugs to the market and further establish the current drugs. If you would like to get ...
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...