Analysis

  • Are drug expiration dates fit for purpose?

    It’s long been a quietly accepted fact that many drugs are safe and potent long after they pass their official expiration dates. Given the potential waste that goes unnoticed when...

  • CERN-MEDICIS: backing nuclear medicine

    Radioactive isotopes are a potentially transformative source of innovative diagnostics and treatments, especially for cancer. The CERN-MEDICIS project aims to use excess ‘beam dumps’ at CERN to produce a steady...

  • Pharma Technology Focus – Issue 64

    In this issue: Using drugs after their expiration dates have passed, treating lactose intolerance, a closer look at CARB-X’s work on antibacterial R&D, helping nanomedicines reach their target, radioactive isotopes...

  • Pharma Technology Focus – Issue 63

    In this issue: UK pharma industry takes NICE to court over price caps, Amazon’s potential to enter the US pharmacy industry, a new platform to capture molecules from fungi, the...