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US senators introduce bipartisan bill to reduce drug prices
26 July, 2019
The Senate Finance Committee has just introduced a bill aimed at lowering...
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GSK strikes $67 million deal with the University of California, Berkley
Friday, June 14, 2019 by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will collaborate with the University Of California (UC), Berkeley to use gene-editing tool CRISPR to look at the ways in which gene mutations cause disease.

Choosing the right drug to fight cancer
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 by Canadian researchers have just discovered a molecular mechanism that drives cancer progression, providing the possibility for the use of precision medicine whereby patients are matched...

Pregnancy protein mechanism identified as potential drug target
Thursday, May 30, 2019 by Researchers at Flinders University, Australia, have discovered the mechanism involved in dealing with biological stresses and associated protein misfolding in pregnant women

Clinical Innovation Partnership set for September, plus get 15% off here
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by On 11 and 12 of September, Clinical Innovation Partnerships is the only event for senior clinical operations and procurement professionals driving innovation in their clinical trials

Underwater forests a treasure trove of new drugs
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by In light of the increasing resistant microbes, researchers are taking their search for drug candidates offshore. A new study published in Frontiers in Microbiology reported that a...

New potential drug target identified for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Monday, January 21, 2019 by A mutated form of the gene that makes a protein called TDP-43 has been implicated in neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Alizé Pharma to present clinical results from the AZP-531 programme
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Alizé Pharma SAS, an Alizé Pharma group company specialised in the development of biopharmaceuticals to treat metabolic disorders and rare diseases, will present the results from...

Autophagy gene linked to aggressive breast cancer
Monday, February 02, 2015 by A study by scientists from the University of Texas (UT) Medical Center suggests there is a strong link between triple-negative breast cancer - the most aggressive type of breast cancer...

New research reveals antibiotics could help treat cancer
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by A researcher inspired by a conversation with his young child has discovered a means of eradicating cancer stem cells, using common antibiotics. Professor Michael P Lisanti, director...

Hepatitis C drug Harvoni approved in Europe
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by European regulators have given the green light to Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C combination treatment Harvoni.

Daily aspirin could combat cancer
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by A daily dose of 75-100 mg of aspirin could cut deaths from the major cancers of the digestive tract by as much as half, says research published in Annals of Oncology.A team from...

New £169.5m project to facilitate drug discovery
Friday, February 22, 2013 by Pharma, academia and small and medium-sized enterprises have announced a collaboration aimed at facilitating drug discovery. The European Lead Factory, backed by the Innovative...

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