Although the novel coronavirus is the subject of nearly every media story right now, several years ago it was the Zika virus (ZIKV) gathering a great deal of attention. Zika stems from the flavivirus family, and is primarily transmitted via Aedes mosquitoes and sexual contact.
We’ve all had our blood pressure taken; however, blood pressure measurement isn’t just related to your heart. There is more than one type of hypertension.
The International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) recently issued the Q12 guideline on technical and regulatory considerations for pharmaceutical product lifecycle management. The guideline has now reached Step 4 of the process.
The recent Pistoia Alliance Symposium in London focused on the role of Bioinformatics in supporting Precision Medicine. There were some very interesting use cases ranging from principle concepts of bioinformatics to clinical applications to the importance of HPC and cloud for scaling up bioinformatics applications within the clinical setting.
Wearing thick gloves and a mask over your face, you attempt to sample the illicit drug using a classic syringe and then test it in your portable GC/MS. It’s a performance art dance of gracelessness and risk.
Time away from the lab is limited and valuable. You need to return from SLAS in San Diego with new tools to raise your scientific research… your “Out of the Office ROI.”
At a recent Bioinformatics Strategy Meeting in Boston, I chaired an interesting roundtable discussion on the potential convergence of translational research and clinical development.
Drug discovery is always evolving. From new processes to advanced technologies, excellence in drug discovery is the result of combining different approaches. And each approach brings a specific answer.
Lubricant and fuel testing are crucial at motor races such as the International North West 200 motorcycle road race and the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV). When speed, safety, standards, and stardom are at stake, efficient and accurate testing is necessary.
We sat down with expert Chris Strom, former service procurement manager at Bristol-Myers Squibb, to gain some insights into understanding successful vendor relationships and how to decide which procurement model fits your lab.