All articles by Abi Millar

  1. Q&A: Gavi alliance talks immunising 300 million people

    Since Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, was launched in 2000, it has played a major role in immunisation efforts across the…
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    5 Dec
  2. Recurrent miscarriage: could this devastating condition have a simple cure?

    For those who’ve experienced recurrent miscarriages, the devastation can be immense. While around one in five pregnancies end in miscarriage…
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    3 Dec
  3. The problem of manipulated data

    In August, Novartis came under fire for submitting manipulated data in an application to the FDA. The problem lay with…
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    2 Dec
  4. A safer ride: the latest innovation in targeted cancer treatment

    Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) hold the potential to change the nature of cancer treatment. Unlike classic chemotherapy – in which a…
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    28 Nov
  5. Is growth factor protein the future of Parkinson’s treatment?

    In February 2019, the pioneering GDNF clinical trials programme finally published its full results. A major, multimillion-pound project, which ran…
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    31 Oct
  6. Proteomics and the promise of ‘enriching’ clinical trials

    Proteomics – the study of the proteome – is widely used within drug discovery. A portmanteau of ‘protein genome’, the…
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    29 Oct
  7. Q&A: an eye on innovation with SparingVision

    Retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a genetic disorder of the eyes, is one of the leading causes of blindness. Thought to affect…
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    22 Oct
  8. Why is pharma so bad at sharing clinical trial data?

    Over the last few decades, pharma companies have been under ever-mounting pressure to report their clinical trial data. Beginning in…
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    21 Oct
  9. From start-ups to the SIX Swiss Exchange – a Swiss success story

    The Swiss life sciences industry is an obvious success story. Boasting a number of heavy-hitters, including Novartis and Roche, along…
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    17 Oct
  10. ConcePTION: tackling the unknowns of medication in pregnancy

    The majority of pregnant women take some kind of medication. Whether it’s for a pregnancy-associated ailment or an existing health…
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    16 Oct
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