Strategies that will help make 2021 a banner year for life sciences industries

Drug price hikes without new evidence upped spending by $1.2B, ICER says

Under normal circumstances, the life sciences industry, while innovative, is weighed down by standard operating procedures, regulations and old habits that make it slow, inefficient and expensive. But in 2020, the life sciences industry has proven it can be nimble

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Teen entrepreneurs create platform to make drug donations easy

WithMe raises $20M to help patients navigate their prescriptions

When he worked part-time one summer in a Brooklyn pharmacy, Rahul Kavuru made occasional sweeps of the store’s inventory to find nearly expired drugs and dispose of them.The high school student suspected the drugs could have been put to better

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What is the MedCity INVEST Pitch Perfect experience like?

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MedCity News has hosted a startup pitch event at our conferences for several years. These contests present an opportunity for healthcare and life science startups to present their technology to an audience of investors with the hope of building relationships

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Diving into the World of Diabetes Service Dogs – Diabetes Daily

Diving into the World of Diabetes Service Dogs – Diabetes Daily

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Julia KenneyWhen you think of tools to help you manage diabetes, you likely think of therapies and devices – but what about dogs? We spoke with Mark Ruefenacht, who trained the

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Founders of molecular diagnostics startup ChromaCode share ambitions for their business

Founders of molecular diagnostics startup ChromaCode share ambitions for their business

  ChromaCode Co-Founders Alex Dickinson, Executive Chairman, Aditya Rajagopal, CTO, and CEO Greg Gosch talk about the launch and evolution of their molecular testing startup. Why did you start this company? Alex: I had started several companies with Professor Axel

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Startup targets orphan kidney disease with former Merck drug

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Backed by $80 million in Series C funding, Vera Therapeutics is targeting a chronic kidney disease with its first drug candidate, atacicept, a product the company licensed from Merck KGaA.Based in South San Francisco, Vera hopes to launch a phase

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How Biden will restore the ACA: 4 potential changes

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With the presidency, Senate and House all under the control of the Democrats, the Affordable Care Act is in the safest position it’s been in about a decade. The healthcare law is not likely to see any major challenge in

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Dr Fauci: We won’t be able to crush Covid-19 like smallpox without strong global vaccination

Take it from an expert: Fauci’s hierarchy of safety during covid

Dr. Anthony Fauci received the 2021 Luminary Award from the Precision Medicine World Congress on Monday.     Vaccine hesitancy and a slow rollout is a stumbling block to getting the U.S. population inoculated against the SARA-CoV2 virus that causes

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Searching for vaccine information? Google wants to make it easier to find

Searching for vaccine information? Google wants to make it easier to find

Google plans to highlight local information on vaccine availability through its search engine, starting with the states of Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Photo credit: Google As the U.S. continues with a rocky rollout of the first two coronavirus vaccines,

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