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Making CAR T-Cell Therapy Safer
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2017
Following a spate of patient deaths in clinical trials testing modified T cells for the treatment of cancer, researchers work to reduce the treatment’s toxicity without sacrificing efficacy.
Pharma Cooperates to Achieve Precision Medicine
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2017
The challenges of adapting drug development to the age of personalized therapies encourage collaboration among industry players.
Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Near Approval
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2016
Successful late-stage clinical trials could mark the maturation of a new drug development platform, but the path to commercialization is not without hurdles.
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Jenny Rood | Oct 1, 2016
Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.
The Growth of Iowa Biotech
Jenny Rood | Aug 1, 2016
The state’s industry draws inspiration from medicine as well as agriculture.
Do Patents Promote or Stall Innovation?
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2016
A petition recently filed with the Supreme Court triggers renewed debate about the role of patents in the diagnostics sector.
Banking on Blood Tests
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Apr 1, 2016
How close are liquid biopsies to replacing current diagnostics?
Desperately Seeking Shut-Eye
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2016
New insomnia drugs are coming on the market, but drug-free therapy remains the most durable treatment.
Picking Up the Pace
Kate Yandell | Jan 1, 2016
FDA designations promise to expedite the approval of drugs for conditions ranging from infectious disease to cancer.
Battling the Bulge
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2015
Weight-loss drugs that target newly characterized obesity-related receptors and pathways could finally offer truly effective fat control.