Latest From Jo Shorthouse
Decades after it was first mentioned, the updated European patent system – which includes the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court – has finally materialized. What impact will this have on originator and generic pharma?
Ferring Pharmaceuticals’ US CSO Elizabeth Garner talks to In Vivo about the future of fertility and where investment should be heading to make a dent in this multi-million-dollar market.
Mapping the patient journey uncovers a wealth of insights into care, diagnosis and intervention. The onset of advanced analytics tools and sensors now augment the pharma industry’s understanding of the challenges of traversing health care systems. Layering AI into the mapping process not only has the power to provide insights into the current clinical pathway, it can be used to predict and intervene in clinical care.
Despite decades of R&D, there are no disease modifying therapies on the market for Parkinson’s disease, and few efficacious products for non-motor symptoms. Clinical setbacks have been rife but breakthroughs in diagnostics and a better understanding of disease pathology brings hope for the future. In Vivo speaks to some of those responsible for bringing innovation to the field.
As big pharma braces for a new wave of patent expiries, we speak to two former industry chiefs – Novartis’s Joe Jimenez and Schering-Plough’s Fred Hassan – about the approach they took in similar circumstances.
For all its good intentions and lauded action toward gender equality, the biotech industry in Scandinavia and the Nordics has a female CEO rate hovering around 23%. While the number of women entering academia, innovative companies and laboratories is healthy, gender equality in the C-suite leaves a lot to be desired.