ethics

ABPI launches 2021 Code of Practice

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has launched its 2021 Code of Practice to help companies operate to high ethical standards.   The ABPI Code of Practice is the industry’s commitment to operate in a professional, ethical, and transparent manner, for the benefit of patients and the public. It is independently administered by the …

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FDA faces big questions as it takes a closer look at AI regulations

An action plan shared by the FDA earlier this year showed how the regulator is thinking about future regulations for AI and machine learning in healthcare. But the agency still has several big questions to address as it prepares to roll out new guidance.

AI is having a productive time in pharma and healthcare

Two years ago the use of AI in pharma and healthcare looked to be quickly heading for what Gartner’s Hype Cycle model would term the Plateau of Productivity. After the COVID-powered digital transformations of both pharma and healthcare, there can be little doubt that artificial intelligence is already having a productive time across our sector. …

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UK will start first COVID-19 challenge study “within a month”

Sometime within the next few weeks, young and healthy volunteers will be deliberately exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus in the UK in what looks set to be the first study of its type worldwide.  The human challenge study has just secured ethics committee approval and will recruit up to 90 volunteers aged 18-30 years, according …

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