Pharma

The Coast to Coast Journey from Academic Research to Janssen Pharmaceuticals with Daniel Chao, MD, PhD

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 25, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 314 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Daniel Chao, MD, PhD, spent a lot of years in the lab…

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Here’s What’s New in Drug Delivery

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 19, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 313 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. A new generation of drug-delivery technology is emerging, with new refillable, absorbable, and…

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Passionate Pursuits With Kiora Pharmaceuticals Brian Strem

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 12, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 312 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Brian Strem, president and CEO of Kiora Pharmaceuticals, didn’t plan to become…

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Calculating Both Sides of the Doctor-Patient Equation, with Diana Driscoll, OD

By Priscilla Villarreal | December 8, 2021

PODCAST EPISODE 309 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Even the most experienced physicians encounter patients with conditions they can’t solve…

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Following Intellectual Passions, With Dr. Baruch Kupperman

By Jackie Wengrod | September 29, 2021

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Despite Mixed Trial Results and Stock Plunge, Apellis Keeps Commitment to Lead Candidate Pegcetacoplan

By Rich Kirkner | September 15, 2021

Despite a sharp dive in its stock price a day after reporting mixed topline results from two Phase III clinical trials of its lead candidate…

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From Big Pharma Lawyer to Eye Care Disruptor: IACTA Pharmaceuticals Founder & CEO Damon Burrows

By Jackie Wengrod | September 15, 2021

PODCAST EPISODE 297 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Damon Burrows isn’t a scientist. And he didn’t start IACTA Pharmaceuticals, an…

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NIH Awards Amydis $3 Million Grant Award for Novel Amyloid Beta Retinal Tracer Applicable to CNS Diseases

By Conni Bergmann Koury | August 10, 2021

Amydis is developing novel small-molecule contrast agents that aim to enable the direct visualization of central nervous system (CNS) disease-related biomarkers in the retina. The…

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Stem Cell-Engineered Implant for Geographic Atrophy Shows Promise, Long-Term Survival of Cells in Early Trial

By Conni Bergmann Koury | August 3, 2021

A number of companies are developing drug treatments for geographic atrophy, the result of advanced dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), for which no approved treatments…

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Apellis Building on Its Platform with APL-2 for Geographic Atrophy

By Steve Lenier | June 8, 2021

Weeks after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval for its complement factor 3 (C3) inhibitor pegcetacoplan, now known as Empaveli, to treat adults who have…

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The Four Trends Driving the Digital Space

By Rich Kirkner | May 25, 2021

Money is pouring into digital health at a record clip – $6.7 billion in the first quarter this year, the investment firm Rock Health reports.…

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Innovega is Moving Quickly in Augmented- and Virtual-Reality Space

By Steve Lenier | May 19, 2021

In 2020 Innovega, which is headquartered in Bellevue, WA, and has development facilities in San Diego, was recognized in a listing of “Cool Companies” selected…

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