October 2019

In the next issue of Pharma Technology Focus we take a look back at the ways that viruses have been used to fight diseases, speak to Paris-based biotech company SparingVision to discuss the future of specialist eye interventions, and explore the potential of an advanced smart pill bottle designed to improve patient adherence.

Also, we find out how the WHO’s essential medicines list is compiled and its commercial significance for the pharma industry, examine why pharma is starting to move away from animal testing and the alternative options being developed and implemented, and analyse why pharma is so bad at sharing clinical trial information.

Plus, we learn about the trials of building the world’s first and largest pan-African biobank from new enterprise 54gene and explore whether Netflix-style subscription payment models for drugs are a good idea.


Editor | Eloise McLennan

Group Editor | Susanne Hauner

Commissioning Editor| Daniel Garrun

Writers | Allie Nawrat, Abi Millar, Chris Lo, Siniša Belina, Agnes Cwienczek
Magazine Designer | Marzia Del Gaone

Graphic Designers | Anett Arc, Ashley McPherson, Tyrrell Lowe, Noemi Balint, Petra Konyi-Kiss, Maria Gimenez, Filipe Costa
Lead Designer | John Hammond 
Digital Publishing Director | Duncan West


Sales Manager | Nimai Amin

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