Boston, San Francisco, and a few other metro areas might dominate the US life sciences, but some weeks, all bio-related eyes are on the nation’s capital. Health concerns about vaping continue to mount, and the feds could get involved. Meanwhile, try... Read more »
With the 2020 election just over a year away, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has unveiled the Democratic Party’s answer to public discontent over high prescription drug prices.
A preview of the plan was leaked last week. Today’s announcement doesn’t... Read more »
One Texas-based healthcare software business has acquired another in an all-cash deal worth $36.5 million, the companies announced late Monday.
Irving, TX-based HMS Holdings (NASDAQ: HMSY) acquired VitreosHealth, which is located in neighboring Plano, TX. Both cities are suburbs of... Read more »
[Corrected 9/17/2019, 8:58 a.m, and 9/18/19, 4:53 p.m. See below.] Fieldwire, whose mobile app helps builders and construction crews coordinate their work, announced today it has lined up a total of $33.5 million across two newly disclosed fundraising... Read more »
For decades, advanced lung cancer was a quick death sentence. That’s no longer a given, thanks in part to the arrival of immunotherapy. If a medical meeting in Barcelona this week was any indication, more help could be on the... Read more »
The first details of the long-awaited House Democrat plan to lower drug prices leaked out Monday night, with elements that have long been anathema to the biopharma industry and its supporters in Washington.
While the world digested the details Tuesday, however,... Read more »
This year’s Lasker Awards, the US’s most prestigious biomedical honor, are going to five scientists whose work led to a critical breast cancer treatment and significant basic research advances that have helped pave the way for immunotherapy.
H. Michael Shepard, Dennis... Read more »
Jeff Bezos and company are looking for a few good men and women—well, perhaps more than a few, especially in and around Amazon’s home turf.
Buoyed by years of staggering growth but also facing a tight labor market, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN... Read more »
The treatment landscape for lung cancer has shifted significantly over the past few years, and more changes could be on the way. At the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona this weekend a number of drug makers trotted out... Read more »
Being first to market with a new type of drug brings advantages. The first mover sets the bar for what physicians, payers, and patients can expect of that medicine and how much it costs. It grabs market share that followers have... Read more »
The ways in which robocallers try to dupe us are becoming almost as plentiful as the frequency of the calls.
An unknown phone number was once all scammers needed to trick the average person into picking up the call. Now,... Read more »
You might be camping, barbecuing, or sleeping on Monday. It’s Labor Day, after all. But in Paris, this cardiologist will be in a conference center, walking an audience through a slide deck packed with Phase 3 data for a new cholesterol-lowering... Read more »
Even as its sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) inches closer to completion, Celgene—long known for its web of biotech partnerships—has inked another alliance.
Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) will co-develop three cell therapies for cancer with Immatics, a... Read more »