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Syntimmune appoints Pfizer, AbbVie veteran as new CMO

Published on: 10/07/18

The Boston-based clinical biotechnology company Syntimmune has appointed Dr Mario Saltarelli as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr Saltarelli will take the role of current CMO Dr Donald Johns who will become the Executive Vice President of Medical and Scientific Affairs for Syntimmune.

Having earned both an MD and PhD in neurosciences from John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr Saltarelli brings to the role a variety of expertise developed through experiences in discovery research, clinical development, pipeline strategy and global regulatory operations.

Insider Interview: Biosimilars to balance the books

Published on 09/07/18 at 11:43am

Jean-Yves Brault, Country Manager at Mylan UK, discusses how biosimilars are going to play an important role in driving down healthcare costs in the UK and how his company’s new product, Brabio, is faring in the market for the treatment of those with multiple sclerosis.

Brabio has been launched recently, could you tell us a little about what this will bring to the market?

Top Ten most popular articles on this week

As the first week of July comes to an end we take a look over the most popular stories of the previous seven days.

While a series of scandals have drawn some of the big names into a web of legal issues, this week has offered a glimpse of hope as progress is made in innovative new treatments.

The July/August issue of Pharmafocus is now live!

The new July/August edition of Pharmafocus is now available to read online.

Lundbeck appoints new President and CEO

Published on: 03/07/18

The Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has announced that the company’s Board of Directors have appointed Dr Deborah Dunshire as Lunbeck’s new president and CEO. Dr Dunshire will take up her new position on the 1 September 2018.

Global manufacturing harmonisation: Towards a worldwide safety network

Published on 02/07/18 at 12:45pm

Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals takes place all over the world and the health of patients globally is at stake. Ben Hargreaves examines how industry harmonisation is bringing regulation into closer alignment to ensure everyone is on the same page.

Top Ten most popular articles on this week

Summer seems to be in full swing as we reach the end of June, so it's time to look back on the most popular articles over the past week.

It was a week dominated with new drug approvals, particularly in the UK and Europe, in a range of indications including HIV, multiple sclerosis and lung cancer, while J&J's second most senior executive announces she is to leave the firm.

Working Life: Vertex Pharma's Simon Lem, VP, Regional General Manager of North Europe

Published on 25/06/18 at 02:49pm

Pharmafocus caught up with Vertex Pharma's Simon Lem to discuss his journey throughout the industry and the importance of the steps he's taken along the way in his personal and professional successes.

How did you begin your career in the pharmaceutical industry?

Top Ten most popular articles on this week

The sun is out in the UK, it's Friday, and the July/August issue of Pharmafocus is going to print. And, of course, it's time for another run-down of the top ten most popular articles over the last days.

Among our most widely-read stories was Cancer Research UK's warning that cancer prevalence in UK citizens over 75 is set to almost double by 2035, and the reveal of new data which shows a new blood test for autism diagnosis proved to be 88% effective.

Maintaining control: The rising challenges of clinical data management

Published on 18/06/18 at 11:18am

From breach scandals to GDPR, data is becoming a more prominent part of our everyday lives. This holds great potential in the clinical space, but challenges are mounting rapidly, as Matt Fellows discovers.

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