Month: August 2017

Liquid Biopsy: Will It Be The Future Gold Standard?

Invasive cancer diagnostic methods, such as tissue biopsies, have been the gold standard to determine the clinicopathological characteristics of cancer tissues for many years. The procedure is not only cost-intensive but is also a traumatic experience for the patients. The ‘Non-Invasive Cancer Diagnostics Market (2nd Edition), 2017-2030’ report provides an extensive study on liquid biopsy kits /

Cell Therapy Manufacturing: A Niche but Rapidly Growing Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Post the approval of first cell-based therapy, Carticel®, in 1997 in the US, the field has rapidly advanced and a number of such therapies are currently under development. The ‘Cell Therapy Manufacturing Market, 2017-2027’ report provides an extensive study of the rapidly growing market of cell therapy manufacturing and focuses both on contract manufacturers and cell

Bolu Injectors: The Goldrush Continues

The large scale adoption of prefilled syringes demonstrated the growing interest in the concept of such convenient drug delivery systems. Large volume wearable injectors (also termed as bolus injectors) are advanced versions of the existing self-injection devices. The ‘Large Volume Wearable Injectors Market (3rd Edition), 2017-2027′ report features an extensive study of the current landscape and the

Antibody Humanization and Affinity Maturation: Current Market Landscape and Opportunity Areas

Certain steps of antibody drug discovery require advanced expertise, and companies offering these specialized services have attracted significant attention of drug / therapy developers. Two such specific services are to reduce antibody immunogenicity (humanization) and enhance its affinity (affinity maturation). The ‘Antibody Humanization and Affinity Maturation: Services and Platforms, 2017-2030’ report provides a comprehensive view on the current landscape and the

Cell Line Development: A Gold Mine for Service Providers

Owing to their use in the manufacturing of biologics and biosimilars, and various application areas, such as drug screening, gene functional studies, cell-based assay development, diagnostics and tissue engineering, there is growing demand for different types of cell lines. The ‘Cell Line Development Services Market, 2017 – 2027’ report provides an extensive study of the rapidly growing market

Microbiome Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Unlocking the Future Potential

Microbiome therapeutics represent a new frontier in the field of medicine. Currently, there are many probiotics, prebiotics, and medical foods and supplements that are commercially available, and several drug / therapy candidates that claim to be capable of modifying / manipulating the microbiome in order to provide therapeutic benefits. The ‘Human Microbiome Market’ report provides a comprehensive study on the current

T-Cell Immunotherapy: The Next Big Thing in Immunotherapeutics

The concept of immunotherapies dates back to the 18th century; however, since its inception, the field has evolved tremendously and is currently cited as one of the most rapidly growing segments of the pharmaceutical industry. Post the early success of immune checkpoint inhibitors, T-cell immunotherapy has emerged as another innovative and potent arm of this market.