Issue 75 |October 2018
According to a new report by researchers from the University of Toronto, the characterisation of clinical trial data as commercially confidential information is an exacerbating issue across the Americas, especially as some countries still don’t impose registration of trials in a publicly accessible registry. We speak to the report authors to find out what can be done to improve clinical trial and health data transparency in the region.
Also in this issue, we take a look at Flash Therapeutics, a new cell therapy manufacturing and development company, to get the specifics on the manufacturing challenges associated with these therapies, examine how Amazon’s PillPack acquisition could impact the wider industry, and find out more about the evolving role of biomarkers in cancer drug development from Dr David Parker of bioinformatics firm Precision for Medicine.
Plus, we explore the highs and lows of hormone therapy treatments, learn the science behind AI -generated compounds and find out the latest market trends and innovations from GlobalData.
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