In Vivo is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Food For What Ails Ye

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Medical foods, also known as nutraceuticals or functional foods, are going mainstream. They’re not just canned liquids for hospitalized, severely ill patients any more. Regulations governing medical foods are as yet lax, but FDA is considering whether to tighten the reins. Payers are also pondering the role of these products. Sophisticated understanding of consumer marketing is vital to success; people want to be treated as people, not patients.

You may also be interested in...



Super-Specialist CROs: Commercializing Pharma R&D Expertise

Outsourcing is not just for mundane pharma services anymore. Increasingly, drugmakers are contracting for specialized R&D assistance they expect to provide strategic as well as tactical advantages.

Spero Therapeutics: Remodeling Antibiotics

Like other companies investigating entirely new ways of treating bacterial infections, biotech start-up Spero is increasingly aware that novel antibiotics may need to travel new clinical and regulatory pathways to market.

RxMP Therapeutics LLC

RxMP Therapeutics LLC is working to resolve excessive diffuse bleeding that is often associated with trauma, and also with certain orthopedic and cardiovascular surgeries. The start-up believes it can successfully treat excessive diffuse bleeding with particles produced from the membranes of red blood cells that have been freeze-dried and then, literally, blown to bits.

Related Companies

Related Deals

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC089787

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel