All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Debate: can US pharma be taxed into behaving?

    As Democratic candidates jockey for position in the campaign to win their party’s nomination in the 2020 US presidential race,…
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    2 Jan
  2. Bias remorse: are cancer drug trials clear enough on outcomes?

    With cancer cases on the rise globally, partly driven by the world’s growing and ageing population, it’s understandable that drug…
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    19 Dec
  3. Public image limited: the role of PR in pharma

    The pharma industry operates at the sensitive intersection between medicine and money. While pharmaceutical products save countless lives every year…
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    18 Dec
  4. Nobel Prize 2019: how a breathtaking discovery unlocked new drugs

    “It is not easy to convey, unless one has experienced it, the dramatic feeling of sudden enlightenment that floods the…
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    17 Dec
  5. The dengue vaccine dilemma

    The Philippines is in the midst of a national epidemic of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne tropical disease that causes flu-like…
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    16 Dec
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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