Andrew is a London-based journalist who has been writing about pharma, biotech and healthcare for over 20 years.
He writes on a range of topics, including biopharma R&D and commercial issues, digital healthcare and issues affecting patients and global healthcare systems, especially the UK’s NHS.
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AviadoBio believes it can overcome barriers to making gene therapy work in neurodegenerative diseases, and its new CEO knows what it takes to make a commercial success in the field.
Phil Dormitzer has been headhunted to help GSK get up to speed in RNA and other vaccine platforms.
GSK looks to Cabenuva to get ahead in the long-acting HIV therapy and PrEP market, but Gilead will not relinquish its lead easily.
While news of a potentially highly transmissible new variant is causing alarm, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are already pursuing a multi-pronged response to B.1.1.529.
Having achieved a turnaround in its R&D and commercial fortunes, AstraZeneca’s hopes the opening of a new research center will herald its next wave of novel therapies.
The partners are halting recruitment out of “an abundance of caution,” but Gilead could decide to exit the alliance if islatravir cannot shake off safety concerns.