Pharma Focus Asia Magazine

This Healthcare Magazine is the source for a plethora of unique Healthcare articles. Several notable figures in the medical industry, from top med schools and hospitals are featured in the Medical Sciences section, with their expert knowledge of the field.

Information Technology

Emerging Trends in Functional Service Outsourcing

Functional service has been ranked high among the buzz words of the clinical research industry Both sponsor organisations and service providers are equally excited about the opportunities this model offers and the potentially winwin situation it provides to them Sponsor organisations typically send individual protocolrelated service RFPs request fo...

Emerging Trends in Functional Service Outsourcing

Functional service has been ranked high among the buzz words of the clinical research industry Both sponsor organisations and service providers are equally excited about the opportunities this model offers and the potentially winwin situation it provides to them Sponsor organisations typically send individual protocolrelated service RFPs request fo...

Manufacturing

Similar Biologics

A Golden Bird to Tame

In the past three decades biotechnologyled medicines have revolutionised the treatment of several life threatening and rare diseases The substances produced by living cells and used in the treatment diagnosis or prevention of diseases are referred to as biologic drugs or biologics or biopharmaceuticals or recombinant therapeutics Since the approval...

Developing Robust Approaches to the Effective Characterisation of Biosimilars

Biosimilars also known as followon biologics or similar biological medicinal product henceforth referred to as biosimilars are products that are similar to but not the same as an innovators drug Since they are expected to cost less than an innovators drug they bring affordable alternatives for treatment for patients who previously could not affo

Similar Biologics

Golden Bird to Tame

In the past three decades biotechnologyled medicines have revolutionised the treatment of several life threatening and rare diseases The substances produced by living cells and used in the treatment diagnosis or prevention of diseases are referred to as biologic drugs or biologics or biopharmaceuticals or recombinant therapeutics Since the approval...

Developing Robust Approaches to the Effective Characterisation of Biosimilars

Biosimilars also known as followon biologics or similar biological medicinal product henceforth referred to as biosimilars are products that are similar to but not the same as an innovators drug Since they are expected to cost less than an innovators drug they bring affordable alternatives for treatment for patients who previously could not afford...

Clinical Trials

Mobile Phones Always There Always On

Why not use It to enhance patient compliance, trial effectiveness and reduce trial cost

Clinical trials and Medical research is experiencing the fastest transition that it ever experienced With continuous innovation in technology drug research initiatives are getting tremendous support in terms of getting more compliant and secure processes in place making the research more result oriented With a fact that the cost to develop a drug a...

Mobile Phones Always There Always On

Why not use It to enhance patient compliance, trial effectiveness and reduce trial cost

Clinical trials and Medical research is experiencing the fastest transition that it ever experienced With continuous innovation in technology drug research initiatives are getting tremendous support in terms of getting more compliant and secure processes in place making the research more result oriented With a fact that the cost to develop a drug a...

Research & Development

Prophylactic and Therapeutic Vaccines

A novel approach for treatment of cancer

Despite progress on several preventive and therapeutic fronts cancer remains one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide According to the estimates about million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed and approximately deaths will occur due to cancer in the United

Layer-by-Layer Micro and Nano Drug Encapsulation with Eolyelectrolytes

Progress and challenges

Since layerbylayer LbL polyelectrolyte assembly was introduced in the s by G Decher Y Lvov H Mhwald and M Rubner it has found application in various fields that study and apply nanotechnology LbL nanoassembly is based on the sequential adsorption of positively and negatively charged polymers on a surface to form a nanothick film of coating The proc...

Prophylactic and Therapeutic Vaccines

A novel approach for treatment of cancer

Despite progress on several preventive and therapeutic fronts cancer remains one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide According to the estimates about million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed and approximately deaths will occur due to cancer in the United

Layer-by-Layer Micro and Nano Drug Encapsulation with Eolyelectrolytes Progress and challenges

Since layerbylayer LbL polyelectrolyte assembly was introduced in the s by G Decher Y Lvov H Mhwald and M Rubner it has found application in various fields that study and apply nanotechnology LbL nanoassembly is based on the sequential adsorption of positively and negatively charged polymers on a surface to form a nanothick film of coating The proc...

Strategy

Metabolic Biomarker and Target Discovery in Obesity-Associated Comorbidities

Millions of adults are diagnosed as obese each year worldwide Many of these people suffer from a disorder known as metabolic syndrome which includes symptoms such as hypertension and elevated blood cholesterol They are also at risk of developing additional diseases such as heart disease and diabetes mellitus Obesity may in fact be a major cause of...

The New Education for Future Pharma & Biotech Leaders

Leading pharma or biotech executives often hold degrees in science including medicine or in business For scientists who are interested in pursuing careers in management one hurdle is to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a business environment and for executives with a business education it can at times be challenging to underst...

Contract Research organisations

An Outlook

Financial performance of large innovative pharmaceutical companies in indicated a gloomy prospect for these wellestablished leaders in their domain This trend is expected to grow as many drugs are going offpatent in time to come and with very few blockbusters drugs entering to market due to strict FDA regulations For instance Pfizer stands to lose...

Metabolic Biomarker and Target Discovery in Obesity-Associated Comorbidities

Metabolic Biomarker and Target Discovery in Obesity-Associated Comorbidities

Millions of adults are diagnosed as obese each year worldwide Many of these people suffer from a disorder known as metabolic syndrome which includes symptoms such as hypertension and elevated blood cholesterol They are also at risk of developing additional diseases such as heart disease and diabetes mellitus Obesity may in fact be a major cause of...

The New Education for Future Pharma & Biotech Leaders

The New Education for Future Pharma & Biotech Leaders

Leading pharma or biotech executives often hold degrees in science including medicine or in business For scientists who are interested in pursuing careers in management one hurdle is to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a business environment and for exe

Contract Research organisations

An Outlook

Financial performance of large innovative pharmaceutical companies in indicated a gloomy prospect for these wellestablished leaders in their domain This trend is expected to grow as many drugs are going offpatent in time to come