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  • PDC line Pharma Raises €20 Million in Series B Financing Round

    PDC line Pharma, a clinical stage biotech company developing a new class of potent and scalable active immunotherapies for cancers, announces today the completion of its Series B round of financing. T...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200121005521/en/PDC*line-Pharma-Raises-%E2%82%AC20-Million-Series-Financing3636
  • FDA study asks whether drug names change how consumers, docs view meds

    The FDA wants to know what, exactly, is in a drug name. Specifically, can a brand moniker determine how consumers and healthcare providers perceive the drug? So, the agency has launched a study to det...


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    https://www.fiercepharma.com/marketing/fda-fields-study-to-find-out-if-drug-names-influence-consumer-and-hcp-perception3637
  • Emotet Reemerges with Massive Campaign Targeting Pharma Industry

    Proofpoint is urging all organizations to take steps to shore up any vulnerabilities, after detecting a massive Emotet campaign targeting the pharmaceutical industry. The hacking group behind Emotet i...


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    https://healthitsecurity.com/news/emotet-reemerges-with-massive-campaign-targeting-pharma-industry3633
  • Epigenetic Changes Make Breast Cancer Cells Drug Resistant

    Changes in the epigenetics -  the modifiable chemical tags that can change the genome and gene expression - of breast cancer cells can make them resistant to drugs that are targeting them. This s...


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    https://www.labroots.com/trending/genetics-and-genomics/16640/epigenetic-changes-breast-cancer-cells-drug-resistant3634
  • New Veterinary Medicines Regulation

    A new Veterinary Medicines Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2019/6) has been introduced to modernise the existing rules on the authorisation and use of veterinary medicines in the European Union (EU). This...


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    http://www.pharmamicroresources.com/2020/01/new-veterinary-medicines-regulation.html3631
  • Optum drives UnitedHealth’s better-than-expected earnings

    In a year when healthcare costs continued to increase, UnitedHealth Group reported better-than-expected results at the end of 2019. The company reported earnings of $19.68 billion in 2019, up 13 perce...


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    https://medcitynews.com/2020/01/optum-drives-unitedhealths-better-than-expected-earnings/3632
  • Poll: Utah Voters Back Cap on Co-Pays for Insulin Prescriptions

    The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has become a bipartisan issue among voters, and Utahns overwhelmingly back a plan to help diabetics overcome the cost of life-saving insulin. A new poll fro...


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    https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2020-01-14/health/poll-utah-voters-back-cap-on-co-pays-for-insulin-prescriptions/a68860-13628
  • Roche and Illumina forge genomics alliance for cancer testing

    Roche missed out on acquiring next-generation sequencing (NGS) specialist Illumina via a hostile takeover a few years back, but has compensated for that with a 15-year alliance focusing on cancer geno...


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    https://pharmaphorum.com/news/roche-and-illumina-forge-genomics-alliance-for-cancer-testing/3629
  • New understanding of antibiotic synthesis

    Researchers at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine have made important strides in understanding the functioning of enzymes that play an integral role in the production of antibiotics and other...


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    http://www.pharmamicroresources.com/3625

EVENTS

Conferences

The Digital Pharma Advances

THE DIGITAL PHARMA ADVANCES

January 29-29, 2020
Powerfully Target & Engage HCPs & Patients & Deliver Real-World Results With Integrated, Innovative Digital Strategies.Customer-Centric, Value-Adding, Multi-Channel Digital Pharma Marketing Strategies.

4th Annual Microbiome Movement, Drug Development, Europe

4TH ANNUAL MICROBIOME MOVEMENT, DRUG DEVELOPMENT, EUROPE

February 04-05, 2020
As the first microbiome-based therapeutic steps closer to market approval, the scientific community continue to demonstrate the functional role of the human microbiome as a novel source of therapeutic, biomarker and diagnostic development. Despite this progress, the vast potential to develop effecti...

The 8th Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit

THE 8TH ANNUAL GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL MEETINGS SUMMIT

February 10-12, 2020
The 8th Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit

PBMI 25th National Conference

PBMI 25TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 02-04, 2020
Next year, PBMI will celebrate our 25th National Conference Anniversary in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, March 2-4, 2020.  For more than two decades, we’ve hosted this meeting to educate and help healthcare stakeholders stay up to date on best practices/strategies for...

International Conference on Metabolic Diseases and Liver Cancer

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METABOLIC DISEASES AND LIVER CANCER

December 16-17, 2019
“INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METABOLIC DISEASES AND LIVER CANCER ’’ is organized in order to bring light and anticipate to the dark sides of human liver cancer and irregular human metabolic diseases which are prevailing worldwide. This conference is effective on all sides as it giv...

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

MEDICINAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

December 16-17, 2019
Medicinal Chemistry is the science of design and chemical synthesis focusing mainly on small organic molecules and their development of pharmaceutical agents, or bio-active molecules (drugs). Pharmaceutical Chemistry is the same plus the science of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis to the synth...

Drug Formulation & Analytical Techniques

DRUG FORMULATION & ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

December 16-17, 2019
Pharmaceutical formulation in pharmaceutics is the process in which various chemical substances including the vigorous drug are joined to produce a final medicinal product. Formulation studies involve developing a preparation of the drug which is both stable and acceptable to the patient. For orally...

BIOFIT 2019

BIOFIT 2019

December 10-11, 2019
With the highest attending rate of academics, TTOs and research institutions, BioFIT is the place where academia-industry collaborations get started. BioFIT has taken on a whole new dimension becoming the meeting point in Europe for tech transfer and for sourcing early-stage innovations stemming fro...

 

Webinars

JAN 23, 2020 | 01:30
A TUFTS STUDY OF 30 PHARMA COMPANIES
Real world evidence (RWE) is making its way into your world. The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD) investigated how the industry is using real world data (RWD) and RWE. The study of 30 biopharmaceutical companies includes current and planned used of RWD, operational iss...
JAN 27, 2020 | 10:00
ESTABLISHING SAFETY AND EFFICACY IN THE OTC ENVIRONMENT 
The Rx-to-OTC Switch represents an important opportunity to extend product lifecycle and create a permanent annuity which helps consumers manage their own care and reduce burden on the healthcare system.  There exists a legacy of essential OTC products which underwent this challenging...
JAN 28, 2020 | 03:00pm
DATA ANALYTICS IN BIOPHARMA MANUFACTURING
Find out how new operating systems for the industrial Internet of Things can enable flexible, open connectivity solutions for physical infrastructure as well as enterprise resource planning, manufacturing execution systems, supervisory control and data acquisition, and more.
JAN 28, 2020 | 11:00
CARTRIDGE BASED DRUG DELIVERY…EVOLVING TECHNOLOGIES DESIGNED WITH THE PATIENT IN MIND.
As the industry continues to see significant growth for drug products developed using cartridge-based drug delivery systems, there is a trend for pharmaceutical companies to evaluate more complex drug molecules, such as biologics, that require higher injection volume or viscosity.  Th...
FEB 05, 2020
2020 ANNUAL PHARMACEUTICAL IMPURITIES TRAINING PROGRAM
As an important part of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), monitoring impurities has been placed on the critical path of the development of pharmaceutical products. The objective of this live 4-part series is to thoroughly examine key best practices and regulations in this area. This liv...
FEB 06, 2020 | 09:00
APPLYING BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONS IN CHRONIC DISEASES
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability worldwide and have a staggering impact on patients’ lives and the provision of healthcare around the world. Tackling conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke is of vital importance if patient outcomes are to ...

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...

RESOURCES

Approximately half of all marketed drugs are administered orally, mostly in solid forms such as tablets or capsules. However, many APIs suffer from poor water solubility which leads to slow dissolutio...

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...