October 2020

Covid-19 has plunged antibody drug development into the spotlight. But antibodies are not a new area of pharma R&D. To find out more, we take a look at the history of antibodies as a therapy model, and as the FDA resumes manufacturing inspections, we get insider insight into the inspection process.

Also, we examine the therapeutic properties of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin, find out how AI-enabled risk detection is helping to finesse the pharmaceutical supply chain, and explore the potential long-term health impacts of Covid-19 and the therapies that may be needed to treat them in the future.

Plus, we review the progress of Janssen’s investigational gene therapy for inherited X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, learn about the growth of the fertility drug investment landscape, and explore novel drug treatments targeting coeliac disease that could improve symptom control and quality of life for coeliac patients.


Editor | Eloise McLennan

Group Editor | Susanne Hauner

Commissioning Editor | Daniel Garrun

Writers | Allie Nawrat, Chris Lo, Abi Millar, Natalie Healey, Chloe Kent, Xavier Duburcq, Romuald Braun
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