IMMUNOCHEMISTRY ANALYZER MARKET – Mutiplexing Technologies for Infectious Disease, Cancer, Cardiac & Autoimmune Testing Rise Above the Horizon
Divyaa Ravishankar, MS, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan, indicates the market has undergone a massive change from just a few vendors offering only enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, chemiluminescent immunoassay, radioactive immunoassay, and flourescent immunoassay to also multiplex assays, such as microarrays, flow cytometry-based platforms, recombinant immunoassays, and indirect immunofluorescence assays.
Despite economic and industry challenges, the global in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market is growing robustly – at double the rate of the global pharmaceutical industry…
Dr. E. Saneesh, Financial Analyst at Frost & Sullivan, reports that new analysis reveals that PEVC investors in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry have demonstrated maximum interest in oncology drugs, followed by anti-infective drugs and pharmaceutical contract laboratories. They also conclude the maximum pharmaceutical- and biotechnology-related PEVC deals in the US, and are expected to continue to do so in the forthcoming years.
MARKET ANALYSIS – Unprecedented Uptake of Sovaldi & Tecfidera Paves the Way for New Optimism in Pharma
Joshua Owide, GlobalData’s Director of Healthcare Industry Dynamics, believes a successful drug launch is pivotal in the corporate evolution of most innovative drug companies, allowing them to sustain growth momentum, or, as is more commonplace in the age of the blockbuster patent expiration, replenish existing revenues at risk from lower-cost equivalents.
Kevin James, Shalini Dewan, MS, and Jon Evans, MBA, say the global market for DNA vaccines is estimated at $305.3 million for 2014 and is forecast to grow at a stellar 54.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $2.7 billion by 2019.
PERSONALIZED MEDICINE – Targeted, Personalized Therapy is the Future of Chronic Disease Therapeutics
The global life sciences sector is employing new research and development (R&D) and business models to cost effectively deliver innovation, value, and improved patient outcomes.…
ORPHAN DRUG MARKET – Drug Developers Drawn to Orphan Drugs Market: Financial Incentives Create Rich, Competitive Pipelines
As drug developers abandon the “blockbuster model” in favor of greater focus on drug development for rare conditions, the global orphan drugs market is becoming increasingly competitive. It is imperative that drug developers continually keep a tab of competitors’ pipelines as approval and reimbursement of new orphan drugs are highly dependent on the availability of alternative therapies.
Evan Goulet, PhD, and Elizabeth Robbins report on the Noxilizer RTS 360 Industrial NO2 Sterilizer that provides surface sterilization of prefilled syringes with a range of material compatibility and low levels of residuals using its rapid, room-temperature process.
Robert S. Becker, PhD, MBA, and Mark A. Mitchnick, MD, explain how SATx technology provides a new flexible formulation platform for the generation of nanoparticulate vaccine formulations without the limitations of previous formulation technologies that have inhibited the optimization of vaccine potencies and safety profiles.
FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT – Solumerized(TM) Trans-Resveratrol, Bridging the Bioenhancement Gap to Drug Delivery Between Pharmaceuticals & Dietary Supplements
Amir Zalcenstein, PhD, Galia Temtsin Krayz, PhD, and Sabina Glozman, PhD, discuss the example of Resveratrol, a supplement with a solid body of scientific data attesting to its efficacy in enhancing lifespan and treating a variety of medical conditions, which yet remains short of its true market potential due to stability, bioavailability, and cost issues.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Oasmia Pharmaceutical: Commercializing Technologies While Pursuing the US Market
Julian Aleksov, Executive Chairman of Oasmia Pharmaceutical, discusses his company’s efforts to enter the US market, its strategy to increase commercial adoption, and why it believes its underlying drug delivery system technology is significant not only within the oncology sector, but the entire pharmaceutical industry.
Hywel Williams, PhD, Annabel Igonin, PhD, David Vodak, PhD, and Hassan Benameur, PhD, believe lipophilic salts are being explored in a number of different areas and one interesting application is their potential to boost API loading in lipid formulations.