November 2020

As Covid-19 vaccine candidates make their way through the clinical trial process, we investigate what can be done to counter the growing number of antivaxxers that oppose a pharmaceutical intervention. Plus, we take a look at the rising number of gout diagnosis and what pharma is doing to tackle this surge.

Also, we examine innovative ways to treat chronic pain without painkillers, find out what is being done to fix a lack of equal representation of Black, Latinx and Native American people in Covid-19 drug trials, and learn about Genoskin’s unusual alternative to animal testing that uses human skin models collected after plastic surgery procedures.

Plus, we take a look at a new breast cancer ‘ecosystem’ that contains promising new therapeutic targets for the pharma industry, speak to Atomwise about the company’s drug discovery platform AtomNet, and explore the potential of quantum computing in life sciences.


Editor | Eloise McLennan

Group Editor | Susanne Hauner

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