ViewPoints Interview: Apellis’s Federico Grossi Shares Insights on the Data in GA Presented at ARVO 2021

In an interview with PharmaShots, Apellis’ Chief Medical Officer, Federico Grossi shares his views on the data presented at ARVO 2021. The studies support AI analytics as a tool to distinctly measure disease activity well as the therapeutic effect in GA. Shots: Apellis presented five… Read More »ViewPoints Interview: Apellis’s Federico Grossi Shares Insights on the Data in GA Presented at ARVO 2021

Recent and Anticipated Actions to Reverse Trump Administration Section 1557 Non-Discrimination Rules

The Biden Administration has started taking steps to reverse Trump Administration policy and regulations that significantly narrowed the implementation and administrative enforcement of Section 1557, the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination provision, particularly as the regulations apply to gender identity and sexual orientation. In addition, several… Read More »Recent and Anticipated Actions to Reverse Trump Administration Section 1557 Non-Discrimination Rules

AbbVie Collaborates with Caraway to Develop TMEM175 for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Related Disorders

Shots: Caraway to receive ~$267M including $17M up front in cash and remaining as option payment & milestones and is eligible for additional regulatory and commercial milestones along with royalties & gets the option to take part in product development in exchange for higher royalty… Read More »AbbVie Collaborates with Caraway to Develop TMEM175 for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Related Disorders

Cardiff Oncology Reports First Patient Dosing in P-II Trial for Onvansertib + Irinotecan and 5-FU as a 2L Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Shots: The first patient has been dosed in a P-II study evaluating the safety & preliminary efficacy of onvansertib + Irinotecan and 5-FU in ~40 patients as a 2L treatment for metastatic PDAC who have failed 1L gemcitabine-based therapy across 6 sites in the US… Read More »Cardiff Oncology Reports First Patient Dosing in P-II Trial for Onvansertib + Irinotecan and 5-FU as a 2L Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Biological E. Limited-Openings for Production Formulations Department -Apply Now

Biological E. Limited-Openings for Production Formulations Department -Apply Now Job Description Biological E. Limited !! Department: Production Formulations (Injectables) Section: Filling, Packing/ Visual Inspection Role: Officer/ Jr. Officer/ Sr. Officer/ Executive/ Sr. Executive Qualification: ITI/ Diploma/ B.Sc/ B.Pharmacy/ M.Pharmacy Location: Shameerpet ( Hyderabad) Kindly note that the referral applications… Read More »Biological E. Limited-Openings for Production Formulations Department -Apply Now

GOP’s attacks on Fauci at center of pandemic message

Former President Trump and his GOP allies have stepped up attacks on Anthony Fauci, seizing on portions of his emails and a renewed interest in the origins of the coronavirus pandemic to demonize the nation’s top infectious disease doctor.The…

Senate crafts Pelosi alternative on drug prices

Senate Democrats are crafting their own proposal to lower prescription drug prices, an alternative to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) plan, amid doubts about whether the far-reaching House bill can get all 50 Senate Democrats on board.Senate…

Zooming Into the Statehouse: Nursing Home Residents Use New Digital Skills to Push for Changes

Patty Bausch isn’t a Medicaid expert, lawyer or medical professional. But she still thinks Connecticut legislators need her input when they consider bills affecting people like her — the roughly 18,000 residents who live in the state’s nursing homes. With help and encouragement from Connecticut’s… Read More »Zooming Into the Statehouse: Nursing Home Residents Use New Digital Skills to Push for Changes

Pfizer’s Prevnar 20 (Pneumococcal 20-Valent Conjugate Vaccine) Receives the US FDA’s Approval for the Prevention of Invasive Disease and Pneumonia

Shots: The approval is based in the clinical program including P-I & II trials, and three P-III trials evaluating the safety & immunogenicity of Prevnar 20 in adults aged ≥18yrs. with invasive disease and pneumonia caused by the 20 S. pneumoniae serotypes This is the… Read More »Pfizer’s Prevnar 20 (Pneumococcal 20-Valent Conjugate Vaccine) Receives the US FDA’s Approval for the Prevention of Invasive Disease and Pneumonia

Progentec Signs a Research Collaboration with GSK to Evaluate Proteomics and Digital Health Tools for SLE

Shots: The 18mos. alliance will support two studies that will evaluate clinical tools, include proteomics & digital health for Lupus management in the US The 1st study will evaluate the impact of the aisle MGMT platform on the clinical process to support personalized care &… Read More »Progentec Signs a Research Collaboration with GSK to Evaluate Proteomics and Digital Health Tools for SLE

Optrix Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.- Video Call Interviews for Freshers & Experienced On 10th & 11th June’ 2021

Optrix Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.- Video Call Interviews for Freshers & Experienced On 10th & 11th June’ 2021 Job Description Video Call Interviews for Freshers & Experienced in Production/ AR&D @ Optrix Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Optrix Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. -Video Call Interviews for Freshers & Experienced in… Read More »Optrix Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.- Video Call Interviews for Freshers & Experienced On 10th & 11th June’ 2021

Covalent Laboratories Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interviews for QC Chemist/ Senior QC Chemist On 9th to 18th June’ 2021

Covalent Laboratories Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interviews for QC Chemist/ Senior QC Chemist On 9th to 18th June’ 2021 Job Description Responsible for testing of all In Process , Raw Material, Intermediate, Stability Samples, Cleaning Samples and Finished Products Analysis of HPLC/ UPLC/ GC as per Standard testing… Read More »Covalent Laboratories Pvt. Ltd-Walk-In Interviews for QC Chemist/ Senior QC Chemist On 9th to 18th June’ 2021

MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. – Walk-In Drive for Production Injectables On 12th June 2021

MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. – Walk-In Drive for Production Injectables On 12th June 2021 Job Description Walk in drive for Production Injectables in Formulation Division. •We are looking for Candidates who are having Min 2-6 years of experience in Production Injectables (Operators & Executives) in… Read More »MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. – Walk-In Drive for Production Injectables On 12th June 2021

Non-Invasive Diagnostics for Fibrotic Disease Market: A Step Towards Painless and Specific Detection of Fibrosis

Advances in the field of biotechnology have enabled the development of several minimally invasive / non-invasive approaches for diagnosis of fibrotic diseases which include imaging diagnostics and biomarker-based assays. Among the biomarker-based tests, liquid biopsy (based on the analysis of biofluids such as blood, urine… Read More »Non-Invasive Diagnostics for Fibrotic Disease Market: A Step Towards Painless and Specific Detection of Fibrosis

Syngene International-Virtual Requirement Drive for Discovery Biology Dept. On 16th June 2021

Syngene International-Virtual Requirement Drive for Discovery Biology Dept. On 16th June 2021 Job Description Details as Below: Virtual Requirement Drive for Associate Scientist -Immunology /Senior Research Associate-Assay Biology @ Syngene International •We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with good hands-on experience on cell-free & cellular functional/… Read More »Syngene International-Virtual Requirement Drive for Discovery Biology Dept. On 16th June 2021

Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd- Openings for Research Associate-F&D (OSD) -Apply Now

Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd- Openings for Research Associate-F&D (OSD) -Apply Now Job Description Require Research Associate-F&D (OSD) FOR Haridwar Location Post Name: Research Associate-F&D (OSD). Experience: 4 to 6 yrs Qualification: M.Pharma Interview Mode: Zoom call Interested Candidate can Share their CV at gobindsingh.hr@akums.in Also Mention your Current CTC,… Read More »Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd- Openings for Research Associate-F&D (OSD) -Apply Now

Hetero Biopharma-Opportunity for CQA-Manager/ Deputy Manager-Apply Now

Hetero Biopharma-Opportunity for CQA-Manager/ Deputy Manager-Apply Now Job Description Dear All, Greetings from Hetero Biopharma !!! We have an Opening in CQA. Department: CQA Designation: Manager/ Deputy Manager Experience:  8 to12 yrs Location: Jadcherla (Telangana) Share your CV to Edukondalu.m@heterodrugs.com , HDL3hr@heterodrugs.com Hetero Biopharma-Opportunity for CQA-Manager/ Deputy Manager-Apply Now

‘Social Determinants of Aging’ Startup Exits Stealth with $6M in Funding, Magellan Health’s Support

A new senior care startup has come out of stealth, armed with millions of dollars in seed funding and backing from a major population health provider. The startup is DUOS, a New York-based company that enables aging in place by deploying expert care coordinators —… Read More »‘Social Determinants of Aging’ Startup Exits Stealth with $6M in Funding, Magellan Health’s Support

VCU Health, BAYADA launch home care, hospice joint venture

The Virginia-based health system is teaming up with BAYADA Home Health Care to create a new company providing home-based and hospice care. BAYADA will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, while VCU Health will collaborate on overall quality and safety.

CareDx To Acquire Transplant Hero Medication Management App – M&A

What You Should Know: – CareDx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNA), a leading precision medicine company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value healthcare solutions for transplant patients and caregivers, today announced it has acquired Transplant Hero LLC, a New York-based provider of a mobile app supporting the… Read More »CareDx To Acquire Transplant Hero Medication Management App – M&A

Icario Acquires Consumer Engagement and Health Action Platform ChipRewards – M&A

What You Should Know: – Icario, the healthcare industry’s leading health action company, announced it has acquired ChipRewards, a leading SaaS platform used by health plans and employers to configure and manage consumer engagement programs. – With this acquisition, Icario will add self-service configurability and… Read More »Icario Acquires Consumer Engagement and Health Action Platform ChipRewards – M&A

Pentagon closing majority of COVID-19 mass vaccination sites

The Pentagon by the end of Tuesday will shutter all but five of the COVID-19 mass vaccination sites it opened alongside FEMA as the demand for the shot slows down, according to the Defense Department’s top spokesperson.Earlier this year as many as…

Unused Johnson & Johnson Covid Doses Are Piling Up as FDA Waits to See if Shelf Life Can Be Extended

The Biden administration is encouraging states to hold on to hundreds of thousands of soon-to-expire covid vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson, given the possibility that additional data will show the shots are viable beyond their expiration date at month’s end. Dr. Janet Woodcock, acting… Read More »Unused Johnson & Johnson Covid Doses Are Piling Up as FDA Waits to See if Shelf Life Can Be Extended

Glenmark Pharma-Virtual Walk-In Interviews for Packing Dept. On 12th June’ 2021

Glenmark Pharma-Virtual Walk-In Interviews for Packing Dept. On 12th June’ 2021 Job Description •Virtual Walk-In Interviews for Packing Department @ Glenmark Pharma Packing : Senior Officers – Blister Packing / Bottle Packing Line Supervisors Experience: 3-5 years Designation: Senior Officers Qualification: B. Pharma/ M. Pharma/ M.Sc Location: Goa Note: Regulatory Audit Experience is a… Read More »Glenmark Pharma-Virtual Walk-In Interviews for Packing Dept. On 12th June’ 2021

Gland Pharma Limited-Openings SR&D Department- Apply Now

Gland Pharma Limited-Openings SR&D Department- Apply Now Job Description Greetings From Gland Pharma Limited !! We have urgent requirement for SR&D department. If you are interested please share your profile to durgabhavani.ancha@glandpharma.com Department: SR&D Experience: 01-03 years Educational Qualification:  MS/M.Sc (Science) Any Specialization Location: Hyderabad/ Secunderabad Openings: 20 JD: •Synthetic experience in… Read More »Gland Pharma Limited-Openings SR&D Department- Apply Now

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Hiring B.Pharma/ M.Pharm/ M.Sc for QC (API) Dept.-Apply Now

Job Description We are looking for experienced professionals in QC (API) Department for our API Plant, Sarigam (Vapi), Gujarat Location. Department: QC (API) Department Experience: 02-05 years Educational Qualification: B.Pharma/ M.Pharm/ M.Sc Location: Vapi Skill Set: Good knowledge of operation/ calibration of LCMS/ GCMS/ ICPMS/ Micro/ Wet-lab. Interested Candidates May… Read More »Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Hiring B.Pharma/ M.Pharm/ M.Sc for QC (API) Dept.-Apply Now

Clinosol Research -Hiring B.Pharm/ M.Pharm/ Pharm.D /B.Sc/ M.Sc for Clinical Research Associate/ Bioanalyst

Clinosol Research -Hiring B.Pharm/ M.Pharm/ Pharm.D /B.Sc/ M.Sc for Clinical Research Associate/ Bioanalyst Job Description We are Hiring for our Client Company. Role: Clinical Research Associate/ Bioanalyst Qualification:  B.Pharm/ M.Pharm / Pharm.D/ B.Sc/ M.Sc Experience: Freshers -2018-2020 passed out Location: Hyderabad ( Office Based) Send your Resume to HR@CLINOSOL.COM Clinosol… Read More »Clinosol Research -Hiring B.Pharm/ M.Pharm/ Pharm.D /B.Sc/ M.Sc for Clinical Research Associate/ Bioanalyst

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Hiring BE./B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc for Production Officer-Apply Now

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Hiring BE./B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc for Production Officer-Apply Now Job Description We are looking for experienced professionals in Production (API) Department for our API Plant, Sarigam (Vapi), Gujarat Location. Department: Production (API) Department Experience: 03-8 years Educational Qualification: BE/B.Tech.(Chemical)/ B.Sc./ M.Sc. Location: Vapi Skill Set: Relevant experience in API/… Read More »Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Hiring BE./B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc for Production Officer-Apply Now

With roots in civil rights, community health centers push for equity in the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges facing rural healthcare, such as lack of broadband internet access and limited public transportation. For much of the vaccine rollout, those barriers have made it difficult for providers, like community health centers, to get shots into the… Read More »With roots in civil rights, community health centers push for equity in the pandemic

Pfizer starting test of COVID-19 vaccine in children under 12

Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Tuesday that it will begin to test the effectiveness of its coronavirus vaccine in children aged 12 years old and below.According to Reuters, the company will conduct a study among nearly 4,500 children in over…

Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

The race coefficient has recently come under fire for being imprecise, leading to potentially worse outcomes for Black patients and less chance of receiving a new kidney. But how best to assess a patient’s kidney function remains uncertain, and some medical experts say fixing this… Read More »Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

Gland Pharma Limited-Openings for Freshers & Experienced for FAR&D-Apply Now

Gland Pharma Limited-Openings for Freshers & Experienced for FAR&D-Apply Now Job Description Greetings From Gland Pharma Limited !! We have urgent requirement for FAR&D department. If you are interested please share your profile to durgabhavani.ancha@glandpharma.com Job Description Department: FAR&D Experience: 0-4 years (Preferably Male Candidates) Educational Qualification: BSc in… Read More »Gland Pharma Limited-Openings for Freshers & Experienced for FAR&D-Apply Now

ViewPoints Interview: GSK’s Mike Crichton Shares Insights on the Approval of Benlysta in Europe

In an interview with PharmaShots, Mike Crichton, Senior Vice President, Global Therapy Area Head, Specialty & Primary Care at GSK shares his views on the European Commission’s approval of Benlysta (belimumab) in combination with background immunosuppressive therapies for the treatment of adult patients with active… Read More »ViewPoints Interview: GSK’s Mike Crichton Shares Insights on the Approval of Benlysta in Europe

DRDO calls for EoI to transfer 2DG with more players

Disclosing this on Tuesday evening, the DRDO chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy said the EoIs were called from the interested Indian pharmaceutical companies for the technology transfer and production not just to meet the needs of patients in India but to meet the global needs.

View: An inter-connected pharma world

Currently pegged at USD 41 billion, Indian pharmaceuticals market is expected to reach USD 65 billion by 2024 and to USD120 billion by 2030. Employing 2.7 million people, directly and indirectly, across 12,000 firms, India remains a champion at formulation development.

Days Off

I’ll be taking a few days off here (nothing to do with the aducanumab approval – this has been planned for a while!) So barring some truly mighty developments, I’ll see everyone here on Monday. Who knows what we’ll be talking about by then! The… Read More »Days Off

AbbVie’s Rinvoq (upadacitinib) Receives the Health Canada’s Approval for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis

Shots: The approval is based on data from two P-III studies i.e SELECT-PsA 1 & 2 evaluating the safety & efficacy of Rinvoq vs PBO in 2,000+ patients with active PsA who have had an inadequate response to methotrexate or other DMARDs The studies met… Read More »AbbVie’s Rinvoq (upadacitinib) Receives the Health Canada’s Approval for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis

The Aducanumab Approval

As the world knows, the FDA approved Biogen’s anti-amyloid antibody today, surely the first marketed drug whose Phase III trial was stopped for futility. I think this is one of the worst FDA decisions I have ever seen, because – like the advisory committee that… Read More »The Aducanumab Approval

How COVID-19 wreaks havoc on human lungs

Scientists have published the first detailed atomic-level model of the SARS-CoV-2 ‘envelope’ protein bound to a human protein essential for maintaining the lining of the lungs. The findings may speed the search for drugs to block the most severe effects of COVID-19.

What makes innovating in health tech so tricky?

At every state of development, the unique complexities of the healthcare industry stall progress. Innovators can start by partnering with existing entities that already have robust access to healthcare expertise, distribution, networks and funding, along with demonstrated capability to conduct real-world pilots.

Americans split on workplace vaccine mandates: poll

Americans are narrowly divided on whether companies should be allowed to require employees to prove their vaccination status before returning to work in person, according to a new poll. A total of 52 percent of Americans say they support…

Medidata Launches New Tech to Transform the Patient Clinical Trial Experience

What You Should Know: – Today Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, launched myMedidata Registries – a new technology that expands and strengthens the company’s myMedidata patient portal to engage patients before and after (i.e., long term follow-up/safety surveillance) a clinical trial. – The offering, which redefines Medidata’s end-to-end technology solutions and represents a major… Read More »Medidata Launches New Tech to Transform the Patient Clinical Trial Experience

ENergon Labs – Immediate Openings for Formulation R&D -Analytical Division -Apply Now

ENergon Labs – Immediate Openings for Formulation R&D -Analytical Division -Apply Now Job Description We are hiring HPLC Specialist Superior level of experience in Method Development/ Method Validation. Experience: 6 to 8 years Open Position: 02 Qualification: M.Sc or Equivalent Experience: 2 to 5 years Open Position: 06 Qualification: M.Sc or… Read More »ENergon Labs – Immediate Openings for Formulation R&D -Analytical Division -Apply Now

BeiGene Reports NMPA’s Acceptance of sBLA for Tislelizumab to Treat MSI-H or dMMR Solid Tumors

Shots: The sBLA submission is based on results from a P-II study evaluating the efficacy & safety of tislelizumab (200 mg, IV, q3w) as monothx in 80 patients with previously treated LA, unresectable or metastatic MSI-H or dMMR solid tumors The results demonstrated that the… Read More »BeiGene Reports NMPA’s Acceptance of sBLA for Tislelizumab to Treat MSI-H or dMMR Solid Tumors

Amneal Pharmaceuticals-Walk-Ins (60 Openings) for Injectable Manufacturing & Packing On 13th June 2021

Amneal Pharmaceuticals-Walk-Ins (60 Openings) for Injectable Manufacturing & Packing On 13th June 2021 Job Description Walk-In Interview for Injectable Manufacturing & Packing @ Amneal Pharma We are looking for Competent, dynamic and motivated candidates for suitable positions for Injectable unit for our Ahmedabad SEZ Matoda… Read More »Amneal Pharmaceuticals-Walk-Ins (60 Openings) for Injectable Manufacturing & Packing On 13th June 2021

Vital Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Production/ QA/ Maintenance On 11th & 12th June 2021 @ Hyderabad

Vital Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Production/ QA/ Maintenance On 11th & 12th June 2021 @ Hyderabad Job Description Walk-In Interviews for Freshers & Experienced in Production / Maintenance / QA Departments @ Vital Pharma Department: QA- Male /Female Qualification: M. Pharmacy /MSc Experience: 02  years/ Pass out 2018- 2021… Read More »Vital Pharma -Walk-In Interviews for Production/ QA/ Maintenance On 11th & 12th June 2021 @ Hyderabad

Patient experience targeted with patient rounding

Patient rounding has long been around as a way for nurse leaders and doctors to check in on the clinical progress of a patient, but Lenox Hill hospital in New York started five years ago using the practice as a way to improve patient experience.

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving his 1,000th dialysis treatment. His grandfather later died — at a dialysis center — as did his uncle, both from kidney disease. This story also ran on The Washington Post. It can be… Read More »Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Boeing Tested Air Purifiers Like Those Widely Used in Schools. It Decided Not to Use Them in Planes.

Aerospace giant Boeing tested two kinds of ionization technologies — like those widely adopted in schools hoping to combat covid — to determine how well each killed germs on surfaces and decided that neither was effective enough to install on its commercial planes. This story… Read More »Boeing Tested Air Purifiers Like Those Widely Used in Schools. It Decided Not to Use Them in Planes.

MSD Animal Health Acquires LICA’s Assets to Enhance its Dairy Farm Management Solutions

Shots: MSD acquires the LICA’s assets for $27.64M. The transaction is expected to be complete on Jun 11, 2021 The acquisition will boost MSD’s veterinary medicines, vaccines, and health management solutions/ services, and Allflex Livestock Intelligence’s digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products to benefit… Read More »MSD Animal Health Acquires LICA’s Assets to Enhance its Dairy Farm Management Solutions