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BD Supports U.S. Government Efforts to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity with Point-of-Care Tests

July 15, 2020

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today a commitment from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to purchase BD diagnostic solutions in expanding access to rapid point-of-care testing for COVID-19 through a broad, decentralized network of testing instrumentation. HHS has committed to purchase…

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Study finds the pharmaceutical industry retains a smaller share of revenue than research-intensive industries

July 14, 2020

A new study from Oxford Economics found the pharmaceutical industry retains a considerably smaller share of total spending on its products than other research-intensive industries, despite investing a much larger share of its revenue in research and development (R&D) than those industries. The study found that of the various high R&D manufacturing industries, the telephone industry retains…

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Avantor Services leverages its lab & production inventory management expertise to ensure a customer can continue the development of a potential treatment for COVID-19

July 14, 2020

SummaryIn the wake of the global pandemic, altered supply chains, product availability, and staffing are just some of the challenges that life sciences companies are facing in supporting public health needs. As they rush to expand their diagnostic and production capabilities to address the COVID-19 pandemic, they are retooling how they are managing inventories. OVERVIEW/CHALLENGE…

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Health Informatics Interns Gain Practical Remote Work Experience with Atlanta Healthcare Technology Startup

July 14, 2020

Four Georgia State undergraduate health informatics students get a crash course in remote teamwork via a summer internship with Evva Health- a fast-growing healthcare technology startup with a mission to enable personalized, data-driven and goal-oriented care experience for families and patients living with dementia. Evva Health is developing a unique dementia caregiving platform. The eager…

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R&D Focus: 5 things to know about the biopharmaceutical research ecosystem

July 13, 2020

America’s biopharmaceutical companies are at the heart of a robust research and development (R&D) ecosystem that develops more innovative medicines than any other country in the world. In recent years, rapid advances in scientific discovery have ushered in a new era of medicine, transforming our ability to treat, and in some cases cure, some of…

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HIV pre-exposure drug regimen tested at Emory highly effective in preventing infection, study says

July 7, 2020

A new drug regimen requiring injections every eight weeks has shown to be more effective in preventing HIV infection than one in which a pill must be taken daily, researchers from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) announced today at the 23rd International AIDS Conference. Emory University was a key participant in the study, enrolling seven percent…

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