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  • 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
  • Bayer, Exscientia to explore AI in drug discovery

    A new collaboration between Bayer and UK-based Exscientia is set to accelerate the discovery of small molecule drugs, focused on cardiovascular disease and oncology. The companies have announced that ...


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    http://www.pharmatimes.com/news/bayer,_exscientia_to_explore_ai_in_drug_discovery_13219923626
  • Veracyte Announces Biopharmaceutical Collaboration with Acerta Pharma

    today announced a multi-year partnership with Acerta Pharma, the hematology research and development arm of AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN), to provide genomic information that will support the biopha...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200108005252/en/Veracyte-Announces-Biopharmaceutical-Collaboration-Acerta-Pharma3622
  • The Advantages of Flow Cytometry for Counting Bacteria in Probiotics

    In 2001, a joint FAO/WHO working group defined probiotics as “live micro-organisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.”  Each of the key ...


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    https://www.rapidmicrobiology.com/news/the-advantages-of-flow-cytometry-for-counting-bacteria-in-probiotics3623
  • Google’s AI System Can Detect Breast Cancer Better Than Doctors

    An artificial intelligence (AI) system developed by Google reportedly surpasses expert radiologists in accurately interpreting mammograms from screening programs, according to a new study published in...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/googles-ai-system-can-detect-breast-cancer-better-doctors3619

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 21, 2020
UTILITY OF GENERATING <665> DATA: DRUG MANUFACTURE’S PERSPECTIVE: WILL USP PERMIT SUCH FORMAT?
Integrating Data in Drug Manufacturing, How Data and the Internet of Things Will Impact and Optimize Process. Integrating data from the drug development phase through drug manufacturing presents an additional set of challenges. As with drug development, the infrastructure needed to manage ...
JAN 21, 2020
UTILITY OF GENERATING DATA: DRUG MANUFACTURE PERSPECTIVE
Ken Wong is a Deputy Director of Process Technology Platform at Sanofi Pasteur. Serving as the Swiftwater site extractables and leachables (E&L) SME but also provide E&L supports to all global sites. His 19-year in biopharma professional career has ranged from R&D to developmen...
JAN 21, 2020 | 01:00pm
IMPACTS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM HAS ON YOUR EMPLOYEE POPULATION
In this webinar, our population health expert will discuss common and uncommon characteristics that medical facilities, pharmacies and other players use to generate revenue from your benefit plan.
JAN 22, 2020
TUFTS CSDD STUDY ASSESSING THE FINANCIAL BENEFITS OF TRANSLATIONAL PHARMACEUTICS®: A PLATFORM FOR ACCELERATING PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
The drug development process has been demonstrated to be extremely costly, lengthy, and risky with significant rates of molecule attrition. Despite long-standing efforts by drug developers to operate more efficiently, traditional drug development programs have become costlier on average. T...
JAN 22, 2020 | 11:00am
INTEGRATED DRUG DISCOVERY AT JUBILANT BIOSYS – OUR EXPERIENCES WITH BIOTECH PARTNERS ON ACCELERATING THE DRUG DISCOVERY PROCESS
Drug discovery is a complex process that requires cross functional scientific expertise and knowledge in disease biology. Jubilant’s understanding of disease biology is constantly evolving with every emerging literature and new technologies are enabling investigations that were deeme...
JAN 22, 2020 | 10:30am
SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY – A COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION OF THE LATEST TECHNICAL CHALLENGES FROM PROCUREMENT OF RAW MATERIALS TO DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG PRODUCTS
This exclusive live training webinar is designed to provide both technical and regulatory requirements as you design and implement your supply chain from procurement of raw materials to the distribution of your products to the customers. Things are changing in the market place. Products ar...

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...