Kevin Grogan has been writing about pharmaceuticals for over twenty years in roles that have included online editor for PharmaTimes. After four years freelancing, which involved writing for all the principal titles in the sector, as well as consultancy work with major pharmaceutical companies, he joined Scrip as Managing Editor, Europe, Commercial in the summer of 2017.
Covering all aspects of the pharma industry, Kevin has interviewed pretty much all the leading figures in the sector, both in the UK and globally. A regular attendee at financial and medical conferences worldwide (and moderating at some), he has also appeared on BBC television and radio, ITV and Channel 4 to discuss events in the pharmaceutical industry.
Fluent in Spanish, he previously worked as a journalist on rock/pop music publications, was chief sub editor at the Catholic weekly newspaper The Universe and also contributed articles to the likes of The Independent and the Manchester Evening News on football.
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With the virtual doors about to close on the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) meeting, Scrip takes a look at some of the highlights, including data for Merck KGaA and Sanofi’s new BTK inhibitors and research showing the impact of MS therapies on COVID-19 vaccine response.
The UK major is delighted with the German biotech's decision to throw in the regulatory towel with CVnCoV and concentrate on the firms' collaboration to development a second-generation COVID-19 vaccine. However, GSK is insisting that the partners look at both modified as well as unmodified mRNA approaches, a significant change of strategy for CureVac.
The French biotech has managed to bag a blue-chip partner to advance its ambitions to be the leading company in the ocular genomic medicine space, getting access to Intellia's CRISPR/Cas9 technology.
The prospects of lucerastat becoming Idorsia's second drug to be filed with regulators, after the insomnia treatment daridorexant, look slim after a Phase III fail for the Fabry disease therapy.
After paying $45m upfront, the French firm has beaten off considerable competition to seal the European, Middle East and African rights to tabelecleucel which will be filed next month for Epstein-Barr virus-positive post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease.