Category Archives: Biotech
By Pharm Exec | Published: December 2, 2014
By Randi Hernandez. The New York Times (NYT) reported on Dec. 1, 2014 that companies in the biotechnology sector might be the latest victims of computer security breaches. The perpetrators, who are thought to be former investment bankers, are using the information they glean to obtain a market edge on the pharmaceutical industry.
By Guest Blogger | Published: December 1, 2014
Peter Young examines the fast-moving growth drivers for the two segments and what their 2014 numbers mean for respective M&A and other strategies going forward. The pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, like all industries, are facing industry-specific changes coupled with disruptive events in the external global environment. The industry business factors include the productivity and cost […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: November 12, 2014
The past decade has seen considerable growth in the Indian pharmaceutical industry. The country has emerged as a key supplier of high quality and affordable medicines not only to the developing world, but also to developed economies. The sector has recorded a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.5% over the past five years and is […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: November 3, 2014
By Randi Hernandez In a landmark lawsuit over the first biosimilar application, Amgen is suing Sandoz for unlawfully refusing to follow the patent resolution protocol laid out by the rules of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCIA).
By Pharm Exec | Published: September 29, 2014
Hemispherx Biopharma (Philadelphia, PA) has announced a set of research collaborations designed to develop “therapeutic cocktails against Ebola which may potentially overcome the emergence of drug resistance due to Ebola virus mutation”.