Yale University has found that a single dose of nasal spray ketamine (esketamine)...
Ketamine may become a key therapy in the treatment of depression
Yale University has found that a single dose of nasal spray ketamine (esketamine) reduces acute symptoms of depression (at 4 and 24 hours) and suicidal thoughts in patients with an imminent suicide risk.
J&J discontinues development for C. difficile antibiotic, Cadazolid
In its earnings presentation this week, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced that it had ended its clinical development program for cadazolid, its Phase III antibiotic for Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs).
Can AI and blockchain tech help bring drug prices down?
Prescription drug prices, particularly in the US, have been skyrocketing over the past decade at a significantly higher rate than inflation.
Control of Humidity at Europe’s First -80°C Cold Store
Munters provides Odense University with Europe's first -80°C cold store for blood and tissue samples. By installing Munters ML1100 desiccant dehumidifier, the university hospital achieved improved energy efficiency on refrigeration systems and prevented the build up of ice on coils.
AnaptysBio’s ANB-020 remains a strong potential contender in the peanut allergy market
Early top-line results from AnaptysBio’s Phase IIa trial of its IL-33-inhibiting biologic, ANB-020, in adult peanut allergy patients were released on March 26.
AstraZeneca deal shows promise for Molecular Partners’ lung cancer therapy
A new epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment may be on the horizon for Molecular Partners.
Circulator with Efficient Heat Transfer for Exact Temperature Control
Many research tasks in the laboratory require exact temperature control, but advertising claims such as extremely fast or high-cooling capacity make choosing a circulator difficult. These phrases are not very meaningful and do not permit any objective assessment.
Temperature-Control Solutions Customising the Cold Chain
Of historical global pharmaceutical industry statistics, two in particular stand out. Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) nations accounted for $2.68bn in sales for 2016, and $8bn was spent on cold chain logistics globally in 2014.
Is the biopharma industry safe from the US-China trade war?
On 3 April, the US Trade Representative’s (USTR) office announced its intention to add a 25% tariff on around $50bn worth of Chinese imports across 1,300 categories of products.
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