Category: Discovery To Market

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How Methamphetamine Fueled Blitzkrieg and Beyond

The initial success of Nazi Germany in World War II is largely attributed to the strategy of Blitzkrieg – quick, surprise maneuvers through enemy territory that left their opponents with little time to react. The tremendous physical and mental strain...

Biologic Drugs – The Future of Medicine

Biologics is the buzzword within drug discovery these days. The days of small molecule therapeutics are numbered, with pharmaceutical companies and research institutes shifting their focus to large molecule ‘biologics’. Despite being extremely complex to design and study, the advantages...

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New Ebola Drugs Signal End for Deadly Virus

A major milestone in drug discovery and development was achieved in the summer of 2019. Two drug candidates developed to combat the Ebola epidemic in Africa – REGN-EB3 and mAb114 – produced remarkable results in clinical trials, effectively neutralizing the...

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Lipitor – The World’s All-Time Best Selling Drug

Since the 1950s, pharmaceutical companies have raced to discover and develop billion-dollar blockbuster drugs. In the face of stiff competition, only a handful are able to remain relevant over the course of many years; Rituxan, Advair and Humira are several...