Medable Inc., the leading software provider for patient-centered clinical trials, launched the Medable Partner Network – uniting a diverse ecosystem of technology, service, data, site, and direct-to-patient partners that work together to accelerate deployment of decentralized clinical trials.

Bayer on January 10 struck a partnership deal with Mammoth Biosciences to develop therapeutic tools based on CRISPR/CAS9 gene editing as the German drug maker seeks to widen the company’s cell and gene therapy development efforts.

Brisbane, California-based Sangamo Therapeutics announced that Sanofi US was returning rights to SAR445136 as the Paris-based company shifts its approach from personalized cell therapies to allogeneic off-the-shelf genomic approaches.

If you were given a $100 bill to make a difference in someone’s life, what would you do? That’s the question at the core of “#SpreadJoy,” the holiday video filmed by and starring hundreds of Klick Health employees bringing joy (and often tears) to unsuspecting people across the United States and Canada. After volunteering for the feel-good project, each received a $100 bill with a simple direction: use it to spread joy. 

Sanofi is investing in French American startup Owkin to support drug discovery and development initiatives in four types of cancer. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on November 16 authorized a virtual reality system from Applied VR for reducing lower back pain after a majority of patients in a trial testing the device showed lesser discomfort.

The popularity of decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) is surging, especially among patients. Harnessing technology of all kinds, these trials provide an attractive alternative to the old-style, site-anchored system on which traditional clinical trials have rested. They also have the potential to provide better, more timely data since that data is primarily collected under real-life situations and often available more quickly to monitoring teams, according to Kristin Mauri, Director of Solution Services, Remarque Systems.

Merck Manuals, a comprehensive digital medical reference for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that its professional content is now accessible within Microsoft Teams. 

To fast-track the time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies (SUT).

inVibe Labs, a pioneer in the field of voice technology for market research and recently included on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies for the third year in a row, announced key promotions to resource the company’s significant growth.