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The 4th Annual Healthcare PPM Toolbox. New Jersey, USA. February 7 – 8, 2019

Continuous Success of Growing Ecosystems for Pharma and Medical Devices Professionals.Project and portfolio management is more important than ever for the pharmaceutical industry where the patent expiration war is in full swing. That is nothing new –

The 9th Annual Pharma PPM Toolbox. Basel, Switzerland. March 7-8, 2019

The World’s Largest Conferencefor Pharma R&D Project & Portfolio Management Professionals.Project and portfolio management is more important than ever for the pharmaceutical industry where the patent expiration war is in full swing. That is nothing new –

A selective AC1 inhibitor relieves pain

Adenylyl cyclases (AC) are proteins expressed throughout the human body. ACs have a central role in cellular and neuronal function. A number of different proteins and ions can interact with ACs and modulate their activity. ACs have

Can NSAIDs alter thyroid hormone function?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are taken to treat pain and inflammation, and are the most frequently taken over the counter drug type taken worldwide. They work by inhibiting cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes, whose products are used by other

Placental transfer of the HIV drug dolutegravir in a human ex vivo perfusion model

The fetus of an HIV-positive woman has a 25% chance of becoming infected during pregnancy. HIV medicines have shown to be highly effective in preventing fetal infection with HIV. A part of the efficacy but also the

Is HDL cholesterol always good for you? Surprises, overturns and promises

According to the World Health Organization, coronary heart disease is a major cause of death worldwide. In 2008, 17.3 million people died from heart disease, and this number is expected to rise further, reaching an estimated of

Pharmacist’s role to help patients get the most out of their medications

Many patients do not adhere well to their prescribed medication regimens. Evidence shows that improving medication adherence leads to lower overall health care use and costs. As a result, healthcare stakeholders are increasingly interested in improving patient

Natural compound-drugs are trending

Doing scientific research on natural compounds isolated from herbs and other plants is a very exciting, and can have a direct influence on human health, since such compounds have the potential to be developed in very successful