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Category: Debiopharm

  • Digital health innovation in 2022: Anticipating healthcare trends ahead of the J.P. Morgan week

    We spoke with Tanja Dowe, ahead of the annual  J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference 2022, about radical innovation in healthcare, including the potential of digital solutions to diagnose disease earlier, using digital therapeutics or preventive digital solutions more efficiently, and making use of technologies that result in accelerated drug discovery and development. “J.P. Morgan week […]

  • The ‘patient of the future’ is driving radical innovation in healthcare

    Digital data collection, utilisation of real-word data and patient-centric thinking will all contribute to the rapid development of a new healthcare landscape, says Debiopharm Innovation Fund’s Tanja Dowe. In recent years, we have seen thinking shift from focusing on a disease’s treatment to seriously considering the wider potential for its prevention, enabled by dramatic advances […]

  • Pharma’s use of synthetic biology could deliver radical innovation

    Synthetic biology holds much promise for the life sciences sector as it continues to look for new ways of treating disease and accelerating drug development, says Debiopharm’s Tanja Dowe. Synthetic biology has grown exponentially in less than a decade, with CRISPR gene-editing as the key technology driving this through its use in areas like cancer, […]

  • Pharma’s use of synthetic biology could deliver radical innovation

    Synthetic biology holds much promise for the life sciences sector as it continues to look for new ways of treating disease and accelerating drug development, says Debiopharm’s Tanja Dowe. Synthetic biology has grown exponentially in less than a decade, with CRISPR gene-editing as the key technology driving this through its use in areas like cancer, […]

  • Insights+: Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the US FDA in 2020

    Breakthrough Therapy (BT) Designation is an expedited review program introduced in Section 902 of the Food and Drug Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 The Breakthrough Designation is granted to the drug candidates as monotherapy or in combination with other drugs intended to treat serious or life-threatening diseases and has shown substantial improvement over available […]

  • Merck KGaA Sign an Exclusive Worldwide License Agreement with Debiopharm for Xevinapant

    Shots: Debiopharm to receive $226M up front, ~$853.7M as regulatory and commercial milestones along with royalties. The transaction is expected to close in early Q2’21 Merck KGaA get an exclusive right to develop and commercialize xevinapant globally, including in the US and will co-fund the ongoing P-III TrilynX study that involves assessing Xevinapant vs PBO […]