Public safety is the world’s singular goal as mandatory quarantines, shelter-in-place orders, travel restrictions, and mandatory work-from-home policies go into effect to curb the spread of COVID-19. In response, many biopharmaceutical companies are shifting how they work: Amarin withdrew part of its field force, while Amgen and Merck have instructed their sales teams to halt all in-person meetings with physicians and hospitals.

In these days of the COVID-19 epidemic, many in the pharma industry are facing the challenge of accessing their customers and engaging in communication. The good news is that there are virtual solutions and approaches that are proven to deliver when in-person selling is limited or no longer an option.

Branding is the art and discipline of taking values that customers esteem and transferring them to a product, service or company so customers see a flattering reflection of themselves in the brand. A brand of car that owns the idea of safety will attract safe drivers, which in turn will reinforce the vehicle brand’s identity, and so on.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Stephen Hahn as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a 72-18 vote.

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Dr. Stephen Hahn, chief medical executive of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, to lead the Food and Drug Administration.

In the halls of MD Anderson Cancer Center, Vitrakvi is known for having a “Lazarus effect” in some patients because the drug can reverse late-stage cancer that has defied all other treatment options.

British Columbia-based Chinook Therapeutics burst onto the scene with $65 million in hand and a goal of driving a portfolio of compounds aimed at kidney diseases into the clinic by 2021.

Cancer drug study patients tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population.

What if we could look inside the minds of HCPs to see what is happening there during industry events and interactions?

Swiss drugmaker Roche upped the company’s bet on personalized cancer treatment and is ready to sell a blood test around the world that can identify common gene mutations from solid tumors from a patient’s blood.