Weekly News Round-up – 10/7/20

In the news this week, the Trump Administration has made another deal to acquire all initial doses of a potential COVID-19 drug, in this case Regeneron’s REGN-COV2. This follows their acquisition of the first batches of Gilead’s remdesivir last week....

2 days ago
R&D,Bioprocess,Clinical Development,Weekly Roundups

Weekly News Round-up – 10/7/20

In the news this week, the Trump Administration has made another deal to acquire all initial doses of a potential COVID-19 drug, in this case Regeneron’s REGN-COV2. This follows their acquisition of the first batches of Gilead’s remdesivir last week....

2 days ago

Weekly News Round-up – 3/7/20

Big news this week, with the U.S. administration buying up remdesivir’s stock for the next three months, ensuring no other country will receive any. In other news, Pfizer and BioNTech’s own covid drug has shown promising results in early trials,...

1 week ago
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Weekly News Round-up – 3/7/20

Big news this week, with the U.S. administration buying up remdesivir’s stock for the next three months, ensuring no other country will receive any. In other news, Pfizer and BioNTech’s own covid drug has shown promising results in early trials,...

1 week ago

Weekly News Round-up – 19/6/20

This week, pharma begins looking beyond the imminent struggle against Covid-19’s initial challenges to the further horizon, and the dreaded second wave. Vaccine demand in a number of countries is rising in preparation of easing lockdowns, while Gilead’s remdesivir starts...

3 weeks ago
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Weekly News Round-up – 19/6/20

This week, pharma begins looking beyond the imminent struggle against Covid-19’s initial challenges to the further horizon, and the dreaded second wave. Vaccine demand in a number of countries is rising in preparation of easing lockdowns, while Gilead’s remdesivir starts...

3 weeks ago

Weekly News Round-up – 5/6/20

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine continues, with AstraZeneca set to double potential capacity after a new deal struck with two companies supported by Bill and Melinda Gates. In other news, the WHO is set to restart trials for hydroxychloroquine,...

1 month ago
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Weekly News Round-up – 5/6/20

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine continues, with AstraZeneca set to double potential capacity after a new deal struck with two companies supported by Bill and Melinda Gates. In other news, the WHO is set to restart trials for hydroxychloroquine,...

1 month ago

Weekly News Round-up – 22/5/20

Big news this week, with AstraZeneca potentially ready to produce a Covid-19 vaccine by September this year, and Moderna receiving good news about its early-stage human trials for the same thing. In other news, the Trump administration’s new manufacturing partner...

2 months ago
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Weekly News Round-up – 22/5/20

Big news this week, with AstraZeneca potentially ready to produce a Covid-19 vaccine by September this year, and Moderna receiving good news about its early-stage human trials for the same thing. In other news, the Trump administration’s new manufacturing partner...

2 months ago

Weekly News Round-up – 15/5/20

In the news this week, remdesivir is authorised for emergency use in COVID-19. The drug has still not been proven to increase survival rates, but it will be vital to reduce patient recovery times. In other news, Takeda announces surprise...

2 months ago
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Weekly News Round-up – 15/5/20

In the news this week, remdesivir is authorised for emergency use in COVID-19. The drug has still not been proven to increase survival rates, but it will be vital to reduce patient recovery times. In other news, Takeda announces surprise...

2 months ago

The Medicinal Chemist Role in the World of AI

Over the last few decades, the field of medicinal chemistry has been significantly changed by major innovations such as the internet and, more recently, automation. These changes have all driven the area towards quicker and more cost-effective medicinal chemistry, focused...

2 months ago
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The Medicinal Chemist Role in the World of AI

Over the last few decades, the field of medicinal chemistry has been significantly changed by major innovations such as the internet and, more recently, automation. These changes have all driven the area towards quicker and more cost-effective medicinal chemistry, focused...

2 months ago

Weekly News Round-up – 1/5/20

This week, Covid-19 vaccines see some advancement, with remdesivir showing strong signs of success as Pfizer prepare to put their own candidate through U.S. trials starting from next week. In other news, ‘natural killer’ cell therapies show strong potential efficacy...

2 months ago
R&D,Bioprocess,Clinical Development,Weekly Roundups

Weekly News Round-up – 1/5/20

This week, Covid-19 vaccines see some advancement, with remdesivir showing strong signs of success as Pfizer prepare to put their own candidate through U.S. trials starting from next week. In other news, ‘natural killer’ cell therapies show strong potential efficacy...

2 months ago

Weekly News Round-up – 24/4/20

This week saw a slight slowdown of the big news we’ve come to expect over the last few months, with only minor changes to the ever-shifting coronavirus front. That said, two of the Covid-19 treatment forerunners saw big announcements as...

3 months ago
R&D,Bioprocess,Clinical Development,Weekly Roundups

Weekly News Round-up – 24/4/20

This week saw a slight slowdown of the big news we’ve come to expect over the last few months, with only minor changes to the ever-shifting coronavirus front. That said, two of the Covid-19 treatment forerunners saw big announcements as...

3 months ago

Weekly News Round-up – 17/4/20

This week, a glimpse of non-Covid normalcy is provided by news that a Tagrisso lung cancer study was unblinded early after ‘overwhelming accuracy’, potentially expanding the drug’s usage further. In other (Covid-related) news, GSK and Sanofi are set to collaborate...

3 months ago
R&D,Bioprocess,Clinical Development,Weekly Roundups

Weekly News Round-up – 17/4/20

This week, a glimpse of non-Covid normalcy is provided by news that a Tagrisso lung cancer study was unblinded early after ‘overwhelming accuracy’, potentially expanding the drug’s usage further. In other (Covid-related) news, GSK and Sanofi are set to collaborate...

3 months ago