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  • newDrugPatentWatch Headlines Swissbiotech Annual Report

    DrugPatentWatch Headlines Swissbiotech Annual Report

    The latest Swiss Biotech annual report focuses on the theme of shaping change. Change is a theme DrugPatentWatch is very familiar with — whether it is a matter of tracking…The post DrugPatentWatch Headlines Swissbiotech Annual Report appeared fi…
    - 16 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 9:56am -
  • Why Follow-On Pharmaceutical Innovations Should Be Eligible For Patent Protection

    Why Follow-On Pharmaceutical Innovations Should Be Eligible For Patent Protection

    This article was originally published by Christopher M. Holman* in Intellectual Property Watch under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Despite the important role of intellectual property rights in…T…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 2:40pm -
  • The Influence of Emerging Markets on the Pharmaceutical Industry

    The Influence of Emerging Markets on the Pharmaceutical Industry

    This paper was originally published by  Maya Tannoury and Zouhair Attieh in Current Therapeutic Research under a creative commons license. Abstract Emerging markets represent an exceptional opportunity for the pharmaceutical…The post The Influenc…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Sep 19, 3:54pm -
  • Alternative Data for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Financial Modeling and Time Series Analysis

    Alternative Data for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Financial Modeling and Time Series Analysis

    BUILD AND BACKTEST YOUR FINANCIAL MODELS WITH ANNOTATED DRUG PATENTS, SALES, AND LITIGATION   Apply your financial models to our data Keep your models fresh with our live patent data…The post Alternative Data for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical…
    - 19 days ago, 26 Sep 19, 1:36pm -
  • Reviving a Discontinued Drug

    Reviving a Discontinued Drug

    When drugs are taken off the market because of concerns about their safety, it makes headlines. To access DrugPatentWatch’s list of discontinued drugs try a free trial or contact us…The post Reviving a Discontinued Drug appeared first on DrugPat…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 5:34pm -
  • Finding and Evaluating Branded and Generic Market Entry Opportunities

    Finding and Evaluating Branded and Generic Market Entry Opportunities

    Here’s a copy of the recent talk on Finding and Evaluating Branded and Generic Market Entry Opportunities. It’s based on the book Make Better Decisions, which distills insights gained from…The post Finding and Evaluating Branded and Generic Ma…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 11:16am -
  • Drug Prices and Generic Competition

    Drug Prices and Generic Competition

    You would be surprised to find out just how many questions are answered by the analysis of the relationship that emerges between generic competition and drug prices.  For manufacturers and…The post Drug Prices and Generic Competition appeared fir…
    - 33 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 1:51pm -
  • Valuation of Pharma Companies: 5 Key Considerations

    Valuation of Pharma Companies: 5 Key Considerations

    Valuing pharma companies isn’t the same as valuing non-pharma companies, for several reasons. Traditional business considerations are compounded by patent law and FDA approval processes when evaluating the investment potential of…The post Valua…
    - 35 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 4:54pm -
  • Opportunities for Generic Drug Development

    Opportunities for Generic Drug Development

    Amid public outcry over rising costs of brand-name drugs, the prices of generic medicines have been falling, raising fears about the sustainability and profitability of major generics companies. But some…The post Opportunities for Generic Drug Dev…
    - 57 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 9:06am -
  • Finding hidden treasures in old drugs: the challenges and importance of licensing generics

    Finding hidden treasures in old drugs: the challenges and importance of licensing generics

    This paper was originally published by Melek Simsek, Berrie Meijer, Adriaan A.van Bodegraven, Nanne K.H. de Boer, and Chris J.J. Mulder in Drug Discovery Today Volume 23, Issue 1, January…The post Finding hidden treasures in old drugs: the challen…
    - 64 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 10:33am -

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Nature: Biotechnology

Phys.org: Biotechnology

  • newShipment tracking for 'fat parcels' in the body

    Shipment tracking for 'fat parcels' in the body

    Without fat, nothing works in the body: Fats serve as energy suppliers and important building blocks, including for the envelopes of living cells. Numerous diseases are related to disorders in fat metabolism such as obesity and cancer. Researchers fr…
    - 15 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • Family of crop viruses revealed at high resolution for the first time

    Family of crop viruses revealed at high resolution for the first time

    For the first-time we can take a molecular-level look at one of the world's deadliest crop killers.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 12:02pm -
  • A virus is attacking koalas' genes—but their DNA is fighting back

    A virus is attacking koalas' genes—but their DNA is fighting back

    A virus that infects koalas is steadily integrating itself into their DNA, ensuring that it is passed down from generation to generation. But the koala genome is defending itself, revealing that DNA has its own immune system to shut down invaders.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:35am -
  • Carnivorous plant study captures universal rules of leaf making

    Carnivorous plant study captures universal rules of leaf making

    Leaves display a remarkable range of forms from flat sheets with simple outlines to the cup-shaped traps found in carnivorous plants.
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 2:00pm -
  • Scientists track wheat aphids and their natural enemies for better pest management in Pakistan

    Scientists track wheat aphids and their natural enemies for better pest management in Pakistan

    For the first time, CABI scientists have studied the distribution and population dynamics of wheat aphids and their natural enemies in Pakistan through seasons and periods of time. This research could be useful to develop better pest management metho…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:21pm -
  • Plant death may reveal genetic mechanisms underlying cell self-destruction

    Plant death may reveal genetic mechanisms underlying cell self-destruction

    Hybrid plants—those produced by crossing two different types of parents—often die in conditions in which both parents would survive. It's called hybrid lethality. Certain hybrid tobacco plants, for example, thrive at 36 degrees Celsius, but die a…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:20pm -
  • CRISPR-BEST prevents genome instability

    CRISPR-BEST prevents genome instability

    Even though CRISPR technologies allow for better manipulation of genomes with many positive effects on modern drug development and the discovery of new and better antibiotics, significant problems such as genome instability and toxicity of the Cas9 p…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 11:59am -
  • A study of genetic contributions to changes in prehistoric human stature

    A study of genetic contributions to changes in prehistoric human stature

    A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has found that genetics played a large role in changes in height for Europeans over the past 38,000 years. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Scien…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:51am -
  • How chromosomes change their shape during cell differentiation

    How chromosomes change their shape during cell differentiation

    The human genome is made up of 46 chromosomes, each of which has a length of about 100 to 200 million base pairs, the building blocks of the DNA double helix. Even during interphase, the period in between the cell division phases, chromosomes are sti…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 7:19am -
  • DNA metabarcoding useful for analyzing human diet

    DNA metabarcoding useful for analyzing human diet

    A new study demonstrates that DNA metabarcoding provides a promising new method for tracking human plant intake, suggesting that similar approaches could be used to characterize the animal and fungal components of human diets. The study, published in…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 1:00pm -

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