European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'

18/09/2014

European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'Staff reporter

A debate in the European Parliament on access to life-saving medicines has heard that while there is widespread concern about the affordability of new therapies the European Commission (EC) has... Read more

Cubist extends superbug R&D to Europe

18/09/2014

Cubist extends superbug R&D to EuropeLinda Banks

Recognising that antibiotic resistance is a growing public health issue worldwide, the global leader in antibiotic research, US-based Cubist Pharmaceuticals, has opened an international HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.Resistant bacterial infections... Read more

NICE 'office for innovation' would smooth path of new drugs

17/09/2014

NICE 'office for innovation' would smooth path of new drugsAndrew McConaghie

NICE has just unveiled far-reaching proposals for a 'new approach' to managing the entry of drugs onto the NHS.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is responding to a... Read more

Gilead drug fails in pancreatic cancer

17/09/2014

Gilead drug fails in pancreatic cancerAndrew McConaghie

A novel cancer treatment from Gilead has failed in phase 2 trials in advanced pancreatic cancer.The drug simtuzumab, is an investigational inhibitor of lysyl oxidase-like-2 (LOXL2), and was being studied... Read more

Latest Press Releases from the Global Pharma Showcase

  • Press Release

    17/09/2014

    The latest Gower Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry Books Catalogue is now available online!

    Expanding on the Pharma and Health content this year, we have added details of books from our Governance & Leadership...

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  • Press Release

    11/09/2014

    "Great customer experience should underpin how services and interventions are designed and implemented". Martin Bellingham, Head of Insight, AXA PPP HealthcareIf you share this sentiment (and most in healthcare do),...

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  • Press Release

    09/09/2014

    ICC Lowe London/Zurich has launched an innovative digital training course for the pharmaceutical industry. As digital is becoming an increasingly influential part of healthcare, the training aims to provide an...

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  • Press Release

    01/09/2014

    Award-winning medical communications agency, Synergy Vision, is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new staff training programme that aims to give a group of new recruits a flying start in...

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  • Press Release

    01/09/2014

    Publicis Healthcare today announces the launch of its unique agency experience scheme, The Lab: A Place for Bright Sparks.  The scheme, the first...

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