DRUG DELIVERY – ENHANZE (®): An Efficient Way to Optimize Biologic Therapies for Subcutaneous Administration
Michael J. LaBarre, PhD, discusses how the ENHANZE drug delivery technology has the potential to improve the pharmacokinetic profiles of co-administered drugs through increased dispersion, absorption, and bioavailability.
Laurie L. Sullivan and Cheryl L. Barton, PhD, say as manufacturers expand the clinical utility and healthcare professionals become more familiar with their efficacy and safety profiles, the checkpoint inhibitor market will continue to expand, becoming the cornerstone of many cancer treatment regimens.
THERAPEUTIC FOCUS – Targeting the Novel LANCL2 Pathway Offers Potential for a Differentiated Treatment Paradigm for Autoimmune Diseases
Andrew Leber, PhD, Raquel Hontecillas, PhD, and Josep Bassaganya-Riera, PhD, say current IBD therapeutics have mediocre efficacy, poor maintenance of response, and damaging side effects, including cancer, infection, and death, resulting in an unmet clinical need for safer and more effective oral therapeutics.
Daniel de Boer explains how the Axiomer technology, a powerful RNA-editing technique that enables the body to repair itself, is being developed as a next-generation therapeutic option for genetic disorders.
Kai Ma, PhD, Ulrich Wiesner, and Michelle Bradbury, MD, PhD, believe ultra-small sub-10 nm particles hold unique properties and represent an emerging area of investigation for biomedical applications.
Flo Orim, MD, PhD, focuses on biomedical aspects of research, development, and commercial endeavors in the human microbiome space, including essential background information, evolution of the field, and advances in basic research.
Aarti Chitale, MBA, believes as the therapeutic landscape evolves and transitions toward personalized and value-based care, regenerative medicine will play an increasingly important role, and moreover, the success of these therapies offers promising opportunities for previously untreated diseases areas.
Laurie L. Sullivan and John Bergin, MS, MBA, say the growing interest on the part of large pharma or biotech companies is driving clinical development of genetic modification therapy candidates, and the rich late-stage pipeline for genetic modification therapy candidates is a driving force of growth.
Laurie L. Sullivan and Shalini Shahani Dewan, MS, believe technological advancements, the rising incidence of cancer, and an increasing demand for biologic therapies are all factors driving growth in the global ADC market.
Dr. William “Bill” Williams, MD, President and CEO of BriaCell Therapeutics, discusses the value of targeted immunotherapies in the biopharmaceutical industry.
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Oculos and Optceutics recently announced they are entering into a co-promotion arrangement to provide broader services for clients spanning from early research through product approval.
Caris Life Sciences recently announced it has acquired Pharmatech, Inc., a pioneer of the original Just-In-Time research system with the largest research-ready oncology network.
Autolus Therapeutics plc recently announced the US FDA has granted orphan drug designation to autologous enriched T-cells genetically modified with a retroviral vector to express two chimeric antigen receptors targeting CD19 and CD22 (AUTO3) for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).