Industry News

5-minute weekly newscast – 23/06/2019

The spotlight is on the researchers at Rice University and the University of Washington. They have 3D-bioprinted a live lung model! This is a major breakthrough in 3D-bioprinting and bioengineering. The major challenge facing 3D-bioprinting of any live organ model is keeping the 3D-bioprinted organs alive. With the 3D-bioprinted live lung model, scientists have to…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 16/06/2019

The spotlight is on you. Three weeks ago, everyone was scrutinizing President Donald Trump’s executive order authorizing disclosure of costs across the healthcare industry including drug prices. Literally everyone, politicians, trade groups, lobbyists, and even doctors! But no one asked what do the patients think? According to a survey by WeGo Health, 70% of patient…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 09/06/2019

The spotlight is on Sanofi Pasteur. The French pharma giant is heading for management shuffle as Sanofi CEO Olivier Brandicourt retires on September 1st, 2019, and Paul Hudson—former president of Novartis’ pharma business—steps in as Sanofi’s new CEO. Hamilton Company and Enable Biosciences have announced their collaboration to provide Hamilton’s Microlab® STAR™ fully automated workstation optimized to work…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 02/06/2019

The spotlight is on the 2019 ASCO annual meeting. The meeting is due on Friday May 31, 2019 to Tuesday June 4, 2019 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. The meeting will feature the latest advances in cancer R&D including Merck & Co. immuno-oncology star Keytruda, Novartis’ Kisqali, Pfizer blockbuster Ibrance, AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza, Pfizer…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 26/05/2019

The spotlight is on President Donald Trump who will sign an executive order within the next few days authorizing disclosure of costs across the healthcare industry including drug prices. Big Data and advanced data analytics are revolutionizing the industry. Circuit Clinical, an American based patient-oriented integrated research organization, announced partnership with Calspan-University of Buffalo Research…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 19/05/2019

The spotlight is on Gilead, a market leader in HIV treatment, who shared the promising news of donating 2.4 million bottles of Truvada to help ending the HIV epidemic in the United States. Astra Zeneca is implementing artificial intelligence and machine learning for the discovery and development of new treatments for chronic kidney disease and idiopathic pulmonary…

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