Pharma


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    3 ways pharma can prep for Biden’s sweeping drug pricing policies

    Now that Medicare will be able to negotiate drug prices under the Inflation Reduction Act, the industry can expect to see some changes. Here are some tips on how to navigate the changing tide.

    By Aug. 18, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Takeda Oncology’s Teresa Bitetti

    Upon joining Takeda Pharmaceuticals as president of the global oncology unit, Teresa Bitetti had two important goals: to transform the business and create greater synergies between commercial and R&D operations.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    The CEO in the ophthalmologist’s coat

    In balancing two roles — Lexitas CEO and practicing physician — George Magrath brings a patient-first perspective to developing and advancing eye treatments.

    By Alexandra Pecci • Aug. 16, 2022
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    Right under our noses: Could COVID-19 vaccines be better as nasal spray?

    Nasal vaccines under development by Codagenix, Xanadu Bio and others have the potential to finally help reduce virus transmission and breakthrough infections.

    By Kelly Bilodeau • Aug. 16, 2022
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    The FDA is mulling an OTC approval for a birth control. Will politics factor in?

    Analysts are watching how cultural and political debates around reproductive rights may impact HRA Pharma's OTC birth control application.

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Reimagining the patient care ecosystem

    Patient demand for telehealth and a flood of industry challenges are disrupting the traditional healthcare landscape. But what if delivery of care made it more accessible and provided greater transparency throughout the process?

    Aug. 15, 2022
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    Despite AbbVie’s Botox prowess, underdog Galderma has leveraged soft skills to succeed in aesthetics

    Galderma may not have the biggest name in aesthetics, but as the sector grows past pandemic lows, the company is relying on its people to build a loyal customer base.

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    As pharma M&A ramps up, U.S. execs are bullish on more deals

    What top executives at Merck, Pfizer and more are saying about M&A as they move into the second half of the year.

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    4 ways to nail the launch of your cell therapy

    A consultant’s view on how pharma companies should approach patient experience challenges when rolling out an autologous cell therapy.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    How real world evidence is impacting rare disease drug development

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    By Kim Ribbink • Aug. 9, 2022
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    Turning harp seal contraceptives into a ‘new genre’ of cancer treatments

    With Andrew Hall at its helm, IMV has evolved an animal contraceptive into a unique drug delivery platform aimed at creating targeted cancer immunotherapies for humans.

    By Alexandra Pecci • Aug. 9, 2022
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    Are Big Pharma CEOs earning their pay?

    While compensation packages at the top may not always reflect value, it’s not necessarily an industrywide problem.

    By Kelly Bilodeau • Aug. 8, 2022
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    The ‘alarming’ spread of Monkeypox — by the numbers

    With vaccine and treatment supplies constrained, the virus is becoming ‘less predictable.’

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    Generic subscription services like Mark Cuban’s promise cheaper drugs — but will it work?

    Companies like Cost Plus Drugs and DiRx can bring generics directly to consumers at a fraction of the price, but whether it’s enough to fix the inflated U.S. healthcare system is yet to be seen.

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    Editas, Real Chemistry and Compass blaze new trails with pivotal C-suite hires

    How these latest executive personnel changes are impacting the industry. 

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Taking probiotics where they’ve never gone before

    How Seed Health is transforming the microbiome therapeutic market with its pharma-focused drug development approach.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    ‘Death by 1,000 cuts:’ How emerging tech could change the journey for ALS patients

    EverythingALS aims to speed drug development through improved diagnostics.

    By Kelly Bilodeau • Aug. 2, 2022
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    How a speech analysis tool could transform diagnosis and research for Alzheimer’s and beyond

    WinterLight’s machine learning platform assesses speech to more accurately identify neurodegenerative diseases.

    By Kim Ribbink • Aug. 1, 2022
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    A glimpse inside Bristol Myers Squibb’s integration with Celgene

    Catherine Owen, senior vice president of major markets, discusses the hurdles — and successes — of bringing the two ‘powerhouses’ together.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Personalized data could bring PhysIQ to the forefront of clinical trial evolution

    The digital medicine company’s chief strategy officer, John Varaklis, explains how its analytic predictive platform could lead to safer and quicker clinical trials.

    By July 28, 2022
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    What’s next for Biogen? Here’s what executives are saying

    A trickling launch for Aduhelm and a middling earnings report give Biogen executives a lot to talk about. Is there hope?

    By July 27, 2022
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    Democrats think they've found a balance between drug innovation and pricing negotiation

    A look at Congress’ push to pass drug pricing reform and why the latest attempt could actually succeed.

    By July 26, 2022
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    A 'total waste'? Drug developers worry if two decades of Alzheimer's research were pointed at the wrong targets

    The latest trial failures in Alzheimer's have shown cracks in the foundation of ingrained theories like amyloid plaque clearance. What will it take to move forward?

    By July 25, 2022
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    Behind Pfizer's new quest to target a 'transformation' in pharma

    A combined venture with Roivant — called Priovant Therapeutics — is looking to be a forerunner in the burgeoning autoimmune disease market.

    By Kelly Bilodeau • July 25, 2022
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    With big changes ahead for J&J and Novartis, here's what the companies' execs are talking about

    Both J&J and Novartis are making — or considering — big shifts in their fundamental company makeup.

    By July 21, 2022