Study highlights benefit of initiating high-efficacy therapies early for relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) patients, as opposed to changing from lower efficacy therapies later.
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Handling highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs) or drug product in a laboratory requires implementation of strict security measures. Here, Elodie Barrau and Olivia Jones discuss high potency product handling procedures to ensure continued safety.
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.
Sebastian Stachowiak, Head of Europe & GCC at Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), explains how, while the company establishes its presence in Europe, it continues its commitment to advance the care of people living with sickle cell disease by collaborating with the sickle cell community to develop breakthrough therapies, raise awareness…
Targeted protein degradation (TPD) therapy has grown rapidly as a field, with transformational potential. TPD is poised to be successful in delivering marketed products, but limitations are now starting to emerge, including tumour resistance, a lack of mechanisms for oral dosing, and the inability to penetrate tissues such as the…
The landscape of biopharmaceutical manufacturing is changing, with complex molecules such as bi-specific antibodies (bsAbs) becoming increasingly prevalent. bsAbs are a large, structurally diverse family of molecules designed to recognise two targets and globally there are over 230 in development as promising therapies for cancer and other diseases. While they…
Europe launches the EU Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) initiative, while GSK and Novartis promise millions to support drug R&D for neglected tropical diseases and malaria.
The investment in new drug substance production equipment and warehousing facilities to enhance Alexion’s biologics manufacturing in Ireland.
With almost every aspect of pharmaceutical regulation currently under review across Europe and the proposal for changes expected in December 2022, in this article, Maarten Meulenbelt, Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, discusses with European Pharmaceutical Review some of the more controversial amendments under consideration and emphasises why industry participation is…
Dave Elder looks at the guidelines drug manufacturers should follow to reduce nitrosamine impurities, following several recent withdrawals.
Moderna to establish a UK mRNA Innovation and Technology Centre to produce mRNA vaccines for COVID-19, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and more.
Study shows AEX-MS enables the analysis of IgG4 Fc deamidation variants and, as IgG4 antibodies become more popular, could become increasingly valuable for antibody charge heterogeneity characterisation.
Lynparza (Olaparib) in combination with abiraterone plus prednisone reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 34 percent in the Phase III PROpel trial for prostate cancer patients.
A new study from the University of Michigan shows a new method of drug microencapsulation, allowing several peptide drugs to be slowly released in the body.