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Six potential high-impact outcomes of NHS devolution for industry

6th March 2015

Six potential high-impact outcomes of NHS devolution for industryAngela McFarlane

The Conservatives, lead partners in the coalition government, have just announced a hugely significant new experiment in how health and social care is provided in the UK: The Greater Manchester... Read more

Can the rise in drug-drug interactions be halted, or is it an inevitab…

5th March 2015

Can the rise in drug-drug interactions be halted, or is it an inevitable side effect?Philip MacLaughlin

The trend towards patients taking several medications at the same time is increasing, especially with the ageing population, giving rise to a corresponding rise in the possibility of adverse reactions.... Read more

Applying marketing thinking to the clinical trial process

4th March 2015

Applying marketing thinking to the clinical trial processKen Wallace

In order to attract and retain patients for a clinical trial, clinical teams should start early on planning and implementing their marketing strategies. Ken Wallace suggests the patient recruitment questions... Read more

Clinical trials insight: paediatric trials

3rd March 2015

Clinical trials insight: paediatric trialsAlex Muntañola

pharmaphorum spoke to Alex Cvetkovich Muntañola about the current status of paediatric trials and the challenges that lie ahead.Could you give an overview of where paediatric clinical trials are in... Read more

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Recruitment problems scupper Bayer liver metastasis trial

6th March 2015

Recruitment problems scupper Bayer liver metastasis trialStaff reporter

Bayer has been forced to abandon a Phase III trial of its Stivarga drug in liver metastases after failing to recruit enough patients.The COAST study was focusing on colorectal patients... Read more

Stem cell and gene therapy combination to target lung cancer

6th March 2015

Stem cell and gene therapy combination to target lung cancerAndrew McConaghie

A pioneering new lung cancer therapy combining cell therapy and gene therapy is to be tested on patients in the UK.Researchers led by Professor Sam Janes at London's UCL/UCLH will... Read more

Summit Therapeutics to raise funds for Duchenne and C diff drugs

5th March 2015

Summit Therapeutics to raise funds for Duchenne and C diff drugsAndrew McConaghie

UK biotech firm Summit Therapeutics is preparing a US share offer to raise funding for its research programmes.The Oxford-based company is already listed on London's AIM market, but will now... Read more

AbbVie swoops for Pharmacyclics in $21bn takeover

5th March 2015

AbbVie swoops for Pharmacyclics in $21bn takeoverAndrew McConaghie

Johnson & Johnson has missed out on acquiring its marketing partner Pharmacyclics after AbbVie snatched the company from under its nose with a $21 billion takeover.The acquisition of Pharmacyclics and... Read more

Audio & Video

Live Tweetchat: Managing COPD in the rea…

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Working in partnership, Atlantis Healthcare and pharmaphorum present a Tweetchat focussed on the real world challenges patients face in managing their COPD,... View more

Live webinar/debate - Feb 4th - COPD, co…

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COPD is a widespread, costly and largely preventable condition which affects over 300 million people worldwide and is recognised... View more

On demand webinar: The Price is Right? -…

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With challenges to highly priced rare disease medicines and the Cancer Drug Fund evolving again – what is next, what are the... View more

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The Diabetes Debate

 

Now available on demand (free to access) - originally broadcast on October 29th 2014.


Non-adherence to self-management regimens in diabetes is globally... View more

White Papers

Computer Gaming: The Future of Decision-…

Computer Gaming: The Future of Decision-Making for Life Sciences?

How can life science brands identify winning strategic decisions when there are so many variables to consider? One route is via 'road-testing' decisions ahead of sign-off under computer game simulated... View info

How do doctors want to engage with pharm…

How do doctors want to engage with pharma on new products?Dr Tim Ringrose

With more than 80 per cent of European doctors saying they want to stay abreast of new developments about pharmaceutical products, it is important to understand how they wish to... View info

Modelling patient behaviour to improve s…

Modelling patient behaviour to improve self-management in diabetesDr Sinéad NíMhurchadha & Jeremy Sayers

An understanding of health psychology is essential to helping patients adhere to their medication and lifestyle regimens. This report hones in on how the COM-B model of behaviour provides a... View info

"The future ain’t what it used to b…

"The future ain’t what it used to be"Paul Stuart-Kregor

Preparation is key to creating and maintaining a strong drugs pipeline. However, the statistics demonstrate that successful product commercialisation strategies are not always implemented. Products are developed for which there... View info

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BMS keeps foot on immuno-oncology accelerator

A filing for anti-PD-1 drug Opdivo in lung cancer, plus three new licensing and acquisition deals, shows Bristol... Read more

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Boehringer submits Pradaxa antidote to regulators

A new product which can rapidly reverse the effects of Boehringer Ingelheim's (BI) anticoagulant Pradaxa has bee... Read more

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NICE backs Gilead's Harvoni in draft guidance

Patients in England and Wales look set to get access to Gilead Sciences' new hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy Har... Read more

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Sanofi's Toujeo heads latest crop of CHMP opinions

Sanofi's long-acting follow-up to blockbuster basal insulin Lantus has been recommended for approval in the EU, ... Read more

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GSK has most to prove after $16 bn Novartis deal

The $16 billion dollar 'asset swap' deal between GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Novartis has been formally completed ... Read more

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We need to talk about ChemSex: risks of Hep C and HIV are high

More gay men in the UK are presenting to clinicians with complicated issues associated with drug use and consent ... Read more

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