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 two months is 89% more effective than daily pills in preventing HIV acquisition in women Findings follow data from HPTN 083, a partner HIV prevention […]
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.
Seasonal flu has been widespread in 2018, impacting millions of people across the country. It has been an especially challenging season, with high rates of hospitalization for both influenza and its complications, which include pneumonia and the exacerbation of chronic conditions such as asthma and congestive heart failure. Many schools have closed in an attempt to control the spread of the illness and doctor’s offices are packed with patients seeking diagnosis and antiviral treatment.
Thomas Wynn, after serving 26 years as a senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), left to lead Pfizer’s inflammation and immunology unit.
All eyes will be on the White House Is President Donald Trump is expected to release his full budget proposal–which reportedly still contains deep cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Federal spending on health and human services takes a major blow under the first federal spending plan proposed by President Donald Trump.
The National Institutes of Health on Thursday named Verily, formerly Google Life Sciences, as advisor to Nashville’s Vanderbilt University in a pilot program to launch the Precision Medicine Initiative outlined by President Barack Obama last year. The program aims to enroll 79,000 volunteer participants by the end of this year to supply personal data that […]