Top 5 News: 1/2/16-1/8/16
1) 2015 New Drug Approvals Hit 66-Year High! – Forbes, 1/4/2015
2015 has been a remarkable year for pharmaceutical innovation. What would have been a dream (or perhaps a delusion) a few years ago has happened.
2) Key takeaways from the state’s new digital-health initiative – BBJ, 1/7/2016
Elected officials and key stakeholders in the Bay State’s health care and technology sectors gathered at Boston Childrens Hospital to unveil a new public-private partnership aimed at expanding the state’s role in the fast-emerging electronic-health care sector.
3) This Startup’s Painkiller Is Stronger Than Morphine and Non-Addictive – BostInno, 1/4/2016
From a very early age, we’re taught the evils of drug addiction. No one ever starts off their lives aspiring to be an addict, and there’s a perception that anyone who is addicted to drugs belongs in the dregs of society.
4) Eight Milestones Of 2015 In The War On Cancer – Forbes, 1/1/2016
Fourteen the 45 novel drugs that hit the market in 2015 were approved by the U.S. Food & Drug administration to treat cancer—offering new hope for patients battling multiple myeloma, colon cancer, thyroid cancer and many other forms of the disease. It was a good year for pharma companies working in oncology, to be sure.
5) 30 Under 30: Meet The Entrepreneurs Who Are Fixing The Healthcare System – Forbes, 1/4/2016
These researchers and entrepreneurs aren’t just improving how we do healthcare. They’re reinventing it.
Posted on January 8, 2016, in MassBio, News Roundup and tagged Blue Therapeutics, Cancer, Drug Approvals, Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Massachusetts Digital-Health Initiative, Opioid Crisis. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.