Breaking Biotech Barriers: One Woman’s Nontraditional Rise To The Top
| Forbes

Despite the number and proportion of women obtaining STEM degrees in the last few decades increasing considerably, representation in leadership positions in their respective fields has been fairly stagnant. According to the National Institutes of Health, “Women comprise half of the employees in the pharmaceutical and medical industries, but available data suggest they represent about 17% […]

Chemotherapy Development is ‘In’ Again
| Applied Clinical Trials

Cancer therapy development has advanced to researching targeted immunotherapies and are moving into gene-specific therapies.  Some companies, however, are focusing on reviving cytotoxic therapies that were too toxic for patients when administered generally. These companies are developing targeted transportation mechanisms to deliver cytotoxic release at tumor cells while minimizing overall toxicity to patients. Bill Newell, Chief […]

FSD Pharma to acquire US specialty R&D pharma company Prismic Pharmaceuticals for US$17.5M in stock
| Proactive Investors

CEO Dr Raza Bokhari says the transaction symbolizes FSD Pharma’s vision of acquiring a platform company to advance R&D in FDA-approved applications of ‘synthetic cannabinoids’ FSD Pharma Inc (CSE:HUGE) (OTCMKTS:FSDDF) announced Tuesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire US-based specialty research and development pharma company Prismic Pharmaceuticals. The Candian company which grows medical-grade […]