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Ian Schofield

Edinburgh, U.K
Ian Schofield has been writing on issues affecting the pharmaceutical and biotech industry since the mid-1980s, specialising in EU and global policy and regulatory affairs.  As well as writing, editing and commissioning articles for Pharma Intelligence, Ian works for the Ask the Analyst service, providing tailor-made answers to questions posed directly by clients. He has a degree in modern languages from the University of Bath. Outside the realm of work, Ian plays guitar in a traditional music group and also enjoys a touch of cycling and gardening. He lives by the seaside about three miles from the centre of Edinburgh.
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African Countries Adopt Treaty To Set Up New Medicines Agency

African health ministers have agreed on a treaty to set up a new pan-African agency to coordinate regional drug regulatory harmonization initiatives and pool limited regulatory expertise.

Regulation Middle East and Africa

Liver Damage Worries Lead To Further EU Restrictions On Richter’s Esmya

The European Medicines Agency’s pharmacovigilance committee has recommended more restrictions on the use of Richter’s Esmya because of concerns over the risk of serious liver damage.
Drug Safety Europe

Brexit Could Make UK A 'Second-Tier State' For Innovative New Drugs, Business Committee Warns

A report from the UK House of Commons business committee on its inquiry into the impact of Brexit on the pharma sector has flagged up the multiple challenges facing companies and regulators.
Brexit Approvals

EMA Panel Finalises Safety Probe Into Richter’s Fibroid Drug Esmya

Gedeon Richter’s uterine fibroid drug, Esmya (ulipristal acetate), is expected to be the subject of a safety recommendation by the EMA’s pharmacovigilance committee this week.

Drug Safety Europe

Greater Acceptance Of Extrapolation & Switching Boosts Biosimilars But Barriers Remain, Says Sandoz Exec

The biosimilars market is being boosted as physicians become more accepting of biosimilar switching and more willing to prescribe biosimilars on the basis of extrapolation of indications,. However, barriers – including misinformation – remain, as Carol Lynch, president of Sandoz US and chair of the biosimilar medicines group at Medicines for Europe, tells the Pink Sheet.

 

Biosimilars Europe

More New EU Drug Approvals Bring Total For Year To 14

Seven new drugs were approved in the EU in the March-April period this year: TiGenix/Takeda's Alofisel, BioCryst's Alpivab, Chiesi's Lamzede, AstraZeneca's Lokelma, Pfizer's Mylotarg, GSK's Shingrix and MSD's Steglatro.

 

Approvals Europe
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