• 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...

  • Mining fungi: a fountain of new medicines?

    While fungi are a rich source of natural molecules, it has historically been hard to identify and capture these in a systematic way. Now a new technology platform, developed by...

  • Pharma Technology Focus – Issue 62

    In this issue: A new tool to encourage links between industry and academia, blockchain’s applications for pharma, using Zika to attack brain tumour cells, treating MS with nanotechnology, the benefits...