Latest From Joanne Shorthouse
Two years into her tenancy as CEO, Bahija Jallal is on the cusp of taking UK biotech Immunocore from a research and development organization to a company with a burgeoning pipeline and a marketed therapy. She talks to In Vivo about validating the platform, an IPO and creating a commercial footprint.
Artificial Intelligence has been hyped as a game changer in drug discovery for the last five years. How far has it come, and how far can it go? In Vivo talks to some of the key players that are creating and shaping the future of the industry.
The rapid development of a vaccine to fight COVID-19 is an effort that will be discussed and admired for centuries to come. The effort to make and deliver the vaccines to those who are most at risk is a battle all of its own. Two manufacturers talk to In Vivo about managing roll out strategies when the whole world is watching.
Considering the increasing number of biopharmaceutical companies pursuing more virtual and digital tools, the need for world class digital protection is a pressing challenge. In Vivo talks to two cyber security experts about best practice when securing data assets.
Big pharma has faced many evolutions to the pharma playbook of old. New technologies such as wearables introduce behavioral change to patients, while e-commerce giants such as Amazon seek a piece of the Rx action. The health care industry has done a reasonable job of weathering the storm inflicted on its core business model over the years, but it has yet to be a true disruptor. As the world marches on is pharma’s choice to disrupt, or inevitably be disrupted for good?
Spearheading discussions with NICE, bluebird bio’s UK general manager Nicola Redfern has been central to efforts to introduce fresh reimbursement models within the health technology assessment process and commercial framework. Success could change the way cell and gene therapies are assessed and affect the outlook for many patients living with rare diseases.