The genomic research platform will initially be used to help fast-track COVID-19 drug research and development, before being leveraged against other diseases, such as cancer.
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The FDA has given approval to Phesgo for injection under the skin to treat HER2-positive breast cancer, meaning it can be administered at home by a healthcare professional.
A study has found that chemotherapy and surgery do not correlate with worse COVID-19 outcomes for cancer patients, whereas taking immune checkpoint inhibitors does.
How implantable systems and microparticle depot injections are meeting the needs of long-acting drug delivery
Implantable systems and microparticle depots are used in many areas of drug delivery to release medicines at a controlled rate within the body. The use of these long-acting dosage forms eliminates the need for frequent administrations via traditional routes of administration, which ensures patient compliance and results in improved outcomes.…
Repurposing existing drugs can be attractive as the process is often less risky, more cost effective and can be undertaken in less time. This article discusses the logic behind drug repurposing and the approaches that are currently being explored.
After nitrosamines were detected in sartan medicines, the EMA has released new recommendations about handling and reporting impurities in drugs.
A new oil-based oral formulation of prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate could enable a smaller dose of the drug to be effective and reduce possible side effects, a study has shown.
Pharma executives are committed to bringing drugs to market to improve the lives of patients but is the industry too introspective to be truly innovative?
A newly released paper has revealed that the shortages of medications in the US at present will be increased further due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Scientists have designed and synthesised chains of molecules for the purpose of drug delivery with a precise sequence and length to protect DNA nanostructures from degradation under biomedically relevant conditions.
Researchers reveal dose-adjusted (DA) EPOCH-R chemotherapy regimen was effective across all ages of Burkitt lymphoma patients in a Phase II clinical trial.
Scientists have developed a protocol for encapsulating antibodies in an ultrasound-sensitive drug carrier for targeted drug delivery.
Larotrectinib has been given a positive opinion by NICE, following the submission of a revised price after it was previously rejected.
RedHill Biopharma has submitted its Investigational New Drug application for its drug opaganib, for the treatment of COVID-19, to the FDA.
The FDA has said that Amneal Pharmaceuticals is recalling three lots of nizatidine oral solution at the consumer level due to potential NDMA contamination.