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Peter Williams

Published on: 29/11/22
General Manager
Incyte Biosciences UK and Ireland

Incyte has announced its appointment of Peter Williams as General Manager for the UK and Ireland division. His new role includes taking charge of the development of medical, regulatory and commercial strategy for the company’s products in the UK and Ireland.

Scott Curley

Published on: 28/11/22
UK and Ireland General Manager

Following a positive NICE recommendation for VAZKEPA® (icosapent ethyl), which has allowed Amarin to continue with its commercial expansion, Amarin has appointed Scott Curley as general manager of its UK and Ireland team.

The University of Bristol trial to test rapid checks for reduction of antibiotic prescriptions

The University of Bristol has begun a trial to see if the rapid testing of initial symptoms could cut the number of antibiotic prescriptions given out. It is also hoped this will slow the growing problem of antibiotic immunity.


It is common for doctors to prescribe antibiotics when they’re not sure of the root cause of the problem. However, antibiotics are only effective if the infection is bacterial, rather than viral.


Iveda reveals AI-driven caregiver assistant, IvedaCare

Iveda, a US-based technology company, has introduced their new cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) assistant called IvedaCare. The company says they have designed the at-home AI caregiver for ‘safety, security, and elderly care.’


Brainomix and Bridge Biotherapeutics enter artificial intelligence partnership

Brainomix – the AI-powered MedTech solutions company – and Bridge Biotherapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel drugs for cancer, fibrosis and inflammation, have announced a new partnership.

UCB reveals new Bimzelx ‘complete skin clearance’ data

UCB has announced new three-year results from the BE BRIGHT open-label extension study evaluating the long-term safety, tolerability and efficacy of Bimzelx – also known bimekizumab – in adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who completed one of three pivotal Phase III studies.

Tomato flu outbreak in India

An outbreak of a viral infection known as “tomato flu” has led to India’s government issuing an advisory to all states. The new influenza was first detected in children in the southern Indian state of Kerala in May.

It has been announced that the virus has spread to two other states, the neighbouring Tamil Nadu state, and in Odisha in the east. Tomato flu is so-named because of the formation of red blisters in those infected, that later come to resemble tomatoes. The virus is reported to be very contagious.

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