Moderna is still fending off patent challenges over the lipid nanoparticle delivery system used in the company’s COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax.
The COVID-19 pandemic that became evident in the United States in early 2020 had a profound and disruptive effect upon cancer research and treatment, but the lessons learned can be used to improve healthcare delivery in multiple indications, according to the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care that was released February 9th.
One of the more cynical attacks on our industry goes something like this: “Taxpayers fund medical research through research grants, so they should get the benefits of any discoveries, not the greedy pharma companies.” I’m sure you’ve heard it. Politicians and pundits of all stripes love to reinforce the idea that pharma is gorging at the public trough – that all we do is gobble up federal grants as seed money for our outrageously priced nostrums.
A recent study completed by the University of Chicago School of Medicine suggests a key player should be added to protective measures to stay safe and healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic: Vitamin D.
ViiV Healthcare announces investigational injectable cabotegravir is superior to oral standard of care for HIV prevention in women Interim analysis from HPTN 084 study shows long-acting injectable cabotegravir administered every […]
The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in seven diagnostic companies with new testing technologies to increase their testing capacities and make millions of rapid Covid-19 tests per week available by fall.
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched a trial to examine a potential universal flu vaccine candidate, known as H1ssF_3928.
The House of Representatives voted 344-77 for a bill that would boost federal funding for medical research, and would speed up Food and Drug Administration approvals for many new drugs […]
National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers want to study the biology of human placenta to better understand its role in pregnancy. But, studying the human placenta has challenges. Because the placenta […]