Novo Nordisk has set its sights on acquiring a medicine with best-in-class potential for hypertension from KBP Biosciences.
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Cell-based therapies have the potential to regenerate heart tissue as an alternative to heart transplants. Here, Dr Ibon Garitaonandia, Chief Scientific Officer at CellProthera, shares how CD34+ cells are demonstrating promising results in clinical studies.
With cardiovascular disease continuing to present a significant health concern, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour reflects on recent development efforts and drug approvals in the space with comment from Dr Douglas Clark, Head of Medical Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim UK & Ireland.
Targeting medicines against the genetic and molecular drivers of lung, breast and other tumours has helped transform cancer care for many patients, yet precision medicine for complex chronic diseases has lagged behind. Maria Orr, Adam Platt and Ben Challis, from BioPharmaceuticals R&D at AstraZeneca, explain why this is changing for…
Market capitalisation (MCAP) for the top bio/pharma companies grew 24.9 percent in 2021, with BioNTech and Moderna entering the top 20 for the first time.
Gene therapies could revolutionise management of cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, according to a GlobalData report.
To realise quality, yield and cost benefits, there is a clear need to develop expertise and capability in the flow measurement and characterisation of pharmaceutical powder and fluid flows within continuous manufacturing processes. Dr Tracy Brown from the TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory in the UK has investigated potential flow…
The European Commission has approved Forxiga (dapagliflozin) for use in the EU to treat symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Product recalls due to contamination issues can be extremely costly for companies, in addition to the associated health implications. In this article, Marc Baiget Francesch explores the potential risks associated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) contamination, why is it such a frequent contaminant and how to detect and eliminate the risks.
Farxiga (dapagliflozin) has been given Fast Track designation by the FDA to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death.
FDA is 'deeply concerned' about a third type of nitrosamine impurity detected in angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medicines...