Despite advances in the drug development process, the price of drugs in the United States continues to rise.
Sickle cell disease: A case study of systemic racial disparities in US healthcare
by Amy Guo, BS | August 6, 2020
Institutional policies and implicit biases have resulted in neglect at the point of care, higher rates of insurance loss, and a divestment of resources from diseases primarily impacting Black people. These inequities are evident in the past and present state of care in the US for sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited blood disorder prevalent in those with sub-Saharan African or other malaria-endemic regional ancestry.
Intrapatient Multi-omics: Defining the New Standards in Medicine
by Wadie D. Mahauad-Fernandez, PhD | August 6, 2020
The current model of medicine, which is based on the treatment of diseases via a “one-size-fits-all” approach, is outdated, inefficient, costly, and in some cases harmful. New technological and scientific discoveries have demonstrated that diseases are extremely heterogeneous and vary from one patient to another.
Recent outbreaks: a focus on COVID-19 and Ebola
by Martina de Majo, PhD | June 9, 2020
Until the 1900s, infectious diseases were responsible for the highest number of deaths worldwide.
Resistant to Antibiotic Resistance: Why is Bankruptcy a Reality for Many Small to Mid-sized Commercial-stage Antibiotic Companies?
by Cara He, BA | June 8, 2020
“We have four bankruptcies and three companies on the ropes, and not many will invest in this space”
Contraception: How Far Are We From Gender Equality?
by Malek Chouchane, PhD | January 8, 2020
Birth control refers to the use of devices, medications, surgical procedures, and sexual behaviors to prevent pregnancies.
Survival Strategy in Biopharma – Mergers and Acquisitions
by Kiran Deshmukh, MS | December 19, 2019
Success in the biopharmaceuticals industry relies on the continuous development of novel drug molecules.
How 3D Bioprinting Complements the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries
by Tzu-Wei (Vicki) Tsao, PhD | December 13, 2019
With recent technological advances, 3D printing has gained increasing acceptance in industries as varied as architecture, automotive and aerospace.
From Conception to Product: How Instrumentation Companies Connect with Bench Scientists
by Marie-Cécilia Duvernoy, PhD | June 27, 2019
Any scientist who has spent time at the bench of a biology laboratory knows that protocols can be long, repetitive and complex. With innovative research and discoveries constantly demanding higher throughput