All articles by Chloe Kent

  1. From Covid-19 to SARS: what becomes of the whistleblowers?

    On 30 December 2019, Li Wenliang, an ophthalmologist working in the Chinese city of Wuhan, took to WeChat to warn…
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    28 Apr
  2. Proteus digital health: a sharp lesson for smart pills?

    One third to one half of patients who are prescribed courses of medication will not keep up with their treatment,…
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    20 Apr
  3. Different paths to the same destination: screening for Covid-19

    Over the course of the current Covid-19 crisis, the importance of reliable, accessible testing to screen for the disease has…
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    3 Apr
  4. Lyme disease: What’s actually going on here?

    A ‘typical’ case of Lyme disease looks like this: a person in an area populated by the Ixodes scapularis tick gets…
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    2 Apr
  5. Can recyclable packaging turn the pharma industry green?

    Pharmaceuticals are a major global polluter, generating greenhouse gas emissions approximately 55% greater than that of the automotive industry. A…
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    13 Mar
  6. PrEP drugs: is the NHS letting down patients at risk of HIV?

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a daily tablet- proven to prevent those taking it from contracting HIV. The drug contains two…
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    24 Dec
  7. How automation and man-machine collaboration is reshaping blood storage

    Automation in intralogistics is widely accepted and adopted in the pharmaceutical industry generally, whether that’s for raw materials, work in…
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    7 Aug
  8. Microbes and medicine: Why the UK is great for biotechnology

    In the picturesque Cambridgeshire village of Hinxton, cutting-edge research is being carried out into the role that the countless bacterium…
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    4 Jul
  9. In the age of AMR, does a nationalised drug company make sense? The case for and against

    Chloe Kent: For-profit business models won’t cover the costs; the only answer is government backing When the World Health Organization…
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    1 Jul
  10. Science at the cutting edge: Why Britain is great for digital health and medical technology businesses

    An innovative app called Push Doctor has enabled thousands of Britons to have remote video consultations with health professionals without…
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    27 Jun
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