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Volume 15 Issue 2, June 2021

Volume 15 Issue 2

In this issue...

• Unraveling dealmaking in 2021

• New vaccine technologies take centre stage

• Central nervous system disorders: the top tens

• Exploring innovation in ophthalmic diseases

• Fast-tracking drug development with artificial intelligence

Syringe with vaccine and globe. Klaus Ohlenschlaeger / Alamy Stock Photo.

New vaccine approaches present new possibilities, but new challenges

High-value R&D partnerships of 2021

    Feature

  • News Feature |

    Big pharma dealmaking returns to pre-pandemic levels as companies spend big to develop a range of cancer therapies.

    • Raveena Bhambra
  • Profiles

  • Advertisement Feature |

    Switzerland-based EsoCap has built a novel drug delivery system that aims to provide long-lasting local therapy in the upper gastrointestinal tract and is currently being tested in a phase 2 trial.

    • EsoCap AG
  • Advertisement Feature |

    Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotechnology company focusing on cell-based technology and therapeutics, is using its leading technology platforms to begin clinical trials of its potential COVID-19 therapy, a mucosal intranasal spray vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, and is developing drugs to combat cancer metastasis.

    • Avalon GloboCare Corp.
  • Advertisement Feature |

    A specialist in orally administered oncology agents, Taiho Oncology is expanding its portfolio through a growing internal pipeline of targeted therapies and a hunt to acquire new late-stage oncology assets.

    • Taiho Oncology

Evolution of the landscape for central nervous system disorder therapies

Partnering to improve vision

Tapping into the drug discovery potential of AI

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