All articles by Abi Millar

  1. A formula for success: inside Swiss pharma

    The city of Basel, where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, is known for its museums, medieval Old Town…
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    13 Jun
  2. Gut instinct: how common drugs affect the microbiome

    In recent years, the human microbiome has become an exciting field of study. Spurred by advances in sequencing technology, along…
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    12 Jun
  3. Unlocking cell-free protein synthesis: biotech’s next big ticket?

    In recent years, cell-free protein synthesis (CFPS) has emerged as a powerful new technology, with a wide range of potential…
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    11 Jun
  4. Visualising biologics discovery: dealing with complex data

    The last few years have seen a huge push in biologics drug discovery, with over 200 approved drugs on the…
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    5 Jun
  5. Inside Canada’s Centre for Drug Research and Development

    In terms of its research credentials, Canada’s life sciences industry has always punched above its weight. Home to less than…
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    11 May
  6. Unlocking the potential of Chinese medicine

    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been used within China for thousands of years. Comprising practices such as herbal pharmacology, acupuncture…
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    9 May
  7. Shooting up: what does the future hold for growth drugs?

    In December last year, researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand announced they had discovered a new potential…
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    3 Apr
  8. The racemisation risk: new tool could identify drugs destined to fail

    Racemisation is an underexplored risk within the pharma industry. Referring to what happens when a drug ‘flips’ inside the body,…
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    29 Mar
  9. Turning up the heat on nano research

    In October last year, scientists at the University of Surrey announced they had made a key nanotechnology breakthrough. Their technology…
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    27 Mar
  10. Fentanyl: where did it all go wrong?

    1960: Fentanyl first synthesised Fentanyl was first synthesised in 1960, by Dr Paul Janssen, a Belgian chemist and the founder…
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    27 Feb