Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Stronger Together: Steve Bates, CEO, UK BioIndustry Association Encourages a Fundamental Rethink

The UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) is a trade association focused on promoting the UK life sciences sector as a global hub for leading-edge research and commercialization, enabling the UK’s world-leading research base to deliver healthcare solutions that can truly make a difference...

Acceleration: A Proven Approach to Creating Vibrant Biotech Startup Ecosystems

By Rich Soll, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives at WuXi AppTec (@richsollwx) Thong Le has a penchant for creating thriving ecosystems for biotech startups. Since joining Accelerator Life Science Partners in 2013 as president and CEO, the seasoned investor and business leader has helped the organization...

Drug Hunter: Discovering New Frontiers in Cancer Treatments & Beyond

By Rich Soll, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives at WuXi AppTec (@richsollwx) As a self-proclaimed drug hunter, Phil Jones is on a mission to identify the next generation of cancer medicines that improve the lives of patients with cancer. He leads a multi-disciplinary team of scientists...

GENFIT Seeking Breakthrough Therapies for Little-Known but Severe Liver Diseases to make a Real Difference in Patients’ Lives

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH and biliary cholangitis or PBC are two very serious liver diseases affecting millions of people, but with no known cures or effective therapies. The difficult and unsuccessful search so far for breakthrough remedies for these diseases has not deterred the...

Combatting the Hep B Virus: An Interview with George Hartman, Novira Therapeutics

Dr. George Hartman is the Vice-President of Chemistry and Preclinical Development and cofounder of Novira Therapeutics, a clinical stage, privately-held company that discovers and develops small molecule antiviral drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection.  Novira’s lead core inhibitor candidate, NVR...

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