All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Debate: should countries bring critical drug production home?

    Chris Lo: countries must consider all options for safe API production, including repatriation The pharmaceutical supply chain is an incredibly…
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    27 Nov
  2. Herd health: agriculture’s role in the global AMR crisis

    In 2019, few would deny that the rising trend of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) represents a global health crisis. Decades of…
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    13 Nov
  3. Cancer drug discovery: unravelling the mysteries of halichondrin

    In June, the Kishi Lab at Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology made an important announcement. A team…
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    5 Nov
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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