Category Archives: Literature

Why did Merck Develop a Screening Paradigm for Combination Therapies?

Sometimes two drugs are better than one. Combinations of therapies can be more effective than just one in isolation, thus a lower doses of each can be administered. The authors cite and test in this paper antiinfectives and cancer chemotherapeutics

Why did Merck Develop a Screening Paradigm for Combination Therapies?

Sometimes two drugs are better than one. Combinations of therapies can be more effective than just one in isolation, thus a lower doses of each can be administered. The authors cite and test in this paper antiinfectives and cancer chemotherapeutics

Why is Pfizer interested in TPBG Gene Replacement?

What is TPBG? Trophoblast glycoprotein (TPBG) is an oncofetal integral plasma membrane protein found in higher levels in embryonic development than healthy adults. The extracellular domain assists in cell adhesion and epithelial-mesenchymal transition, both occuring in early development and tumor

Why is Pfizer interested in TPBG Gene Replacement?

What is TPBG? Trophoblast glycoprotein (TPBG) is an oncofetal integral plasma membrane protein found in higher levels in embryonic development than healthy adults. The extracellular domain assists in cell adhesion and epithelial-mesenchymal transition, both occuring in early development and tumor

How is Crowdsourcing being used in Pharma?

Crowdsourcing is a method of soliciting, obtaining or collaborating on projects or procuring goods through a large community rather than by traditional suppliers. Why would Pharma utilize Crowdsourcing? Using crowdsourcing for pharmaceutical endeavors seems obvious, as the venture is high-risk. 

How is Crowdsourcing being used in Pharma?

Crowdsourcing is a method of soliciting, obtaining or collaborating on projects or procuring goods through a large community rather than by traditional suppliers. Why would Pharma utilize Crowdsourcing? Using crowdsourcing for pharmaceutical endeavors seems obvious, as the venture is high-risk. 

Can polymer gels be used to deliver drugs?

Biosyntech of Canada released results in December 2000 about its injectable hydrogel for the delivery of therapeutics. The company claims this hydrogel can deliver small molecules, peptides, and macromolecules like recombinant proteins. They had positive results that there was no

Can polymer gels be used to deliver drugs?

Biosyntech of Canada released results in December 2000 about its injectable hydrogel for the delivery of therapeutics. The company claims this hydrogel can deliver small molecules, peptides, and macromolecules like recombinant proteins. They had positive results that there was no