All articles by Chris Lo

  1. WHO’s Essential Medicines List: discussing innovation and access

    In April this year, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines met…
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    2 Oct
  2. Trouble at Teva: US price-fixing lawsuit adds to generic giant’s woes

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is a titan of Israel’s pharmaceutical industry. Over the last 30 years the company has evolved into…
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    1 Aug
  3. Drug development: the researchers driving an open-science approach

    As the era of personalised medicine and medical genetics continues to ramp up, it brings with it ambitions for more…
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    11 Apr
  4. False flags: are search engines benefiting rogue online pharmacies?

    As consumer spending habits continue to shift from the high street into cyberspace, prompting a retail rush to meet online…
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    26 Mar
  5. Where is the UK’s supply of Migraleve?

    Since mid-2018, there has been a conspicuous absence on the UK’s pharmacy shelves. Migraleve, an over-the-counter migraine relief medication distributed…
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    14 Mar
  6. Moderna’s gamble: what’s behind biotech’s biggest-ever IPO?

    In December last year, Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Therapeutics smashed the record for the biotech industry’s largest initial public offering (IPO)….
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    21 Feb
  7. antiSMASH: on the hunt for new antibiotics

    With an antimicrobial resistance crisis looming on the public health horizon and a generation of antibiotic treatments falling victim to…
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    11 Feb
  8. Not so elementary, Watson: the roadblocks for AI in pharma

    Wherever you look in today’s rapidly evolving pharma industry, the shadow of artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t far away. The high…
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    22 Jan
  9. Going digital to improve clinical trial enrolment

    Clinical trials are the lifeblood of pharmaceutical R&D, but the experimental therapies of the future aren’t necessarily an easy sell…
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    19 Dec
  10. Ebola in the DRC: vaccinating in a conflict zone

    More than two years after the West African Ebola epidemic was declared over, after claiming more than 11,000 lives in…
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    12 Dec
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