At Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, New CEO Sharpens Commercial Focus

With a new CEO at the helm, the Laboratory for Advanced Medicine (LAM) is preparing for the launch of its first liquid biopsy — a blood test designed to detect early-stage liver cancer, expected to win approvals starting in China this year […]

Is an Alzheimer’s Vaccine on the Horizon?
| nextavenue

The fight against Alzheimer’s disease remains one of medical science’s more demanding challenges. Progress has been slow and often frustrating, as one drug after another has failed to live up to its promise in human clinical trials. But those failures, along with technological advances in brain-scanning, have helped stimulate new avenues of research — including […]

Another Takeda/Shire R&D exec jumps ship as Pharvaris nabs Peng Lu as its new CMO
| FierceBiotech

After getting off a $66 million series B round in September last year, hereditary angioedema (HAE) specialist Pharvaris has taken on a seasoned HAE developer to help lead its pipeline. The startup has nabbed former Takeda/Shire exec Peng Lu, M.D., Ph.D., as its chief medical officer; Lu comes from Shire after it has been subsumed […]