Month: January 2023

Antiviral Drugs Development: Are we Prepared for the Next Viral Pandemic?

Infectious diseases are known to be one of the top 10 leading causes of deaths, worldwide. In-fact, more than 40 million people are affected by various types of infectious diseases annually. Further, it has been around three years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, and yet, shows no signs of disappearing. An article published

Exploring How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Digital Pathology

How is AI being used in Digital Pathology? Digital pathology is a transformative technology that has enabled pathologists to make the shift from visual inspection of tissue samples to automated image analysis. With the advent of AI, pathologists are now benefiting from computerized image analysis software that can draw conclusions and deliver diagnoses in a

At-home Self-testing: A Giant Leap Towards Transformation in Diagnostic Sector

In the health industry, digitization has evolved over time with numerous advances to ensure that everyone has equitable access to health products and medical specialists.  At-home Self-testing has the ability to improve health equity and accelerate progress toward universal health coverage, and it has the capacity to alter health care. Self-testing alternatives provide individuals and

SARM1: A Potential Therapeutic Target For Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurological disorders are considered the second leading cause of death and the primary cause of long-term disability, worldwide. In fact, over 6.5 million neurological disorder related deaths are reported annually, globally. Further, according to a report published by the United Nation (UN), close to 1 billion people, across the globe, suffer from various types of

Advancements in Automation of Processes: Key Value Driver for Escalated Interest in Cell Therapies Manufacturing Domain

Considering the vast potential of cell therapies in the treatment of rare disorders and sufficient body of evidence validating the clinical benefits / therapeutic potential of this complex class of biologic drugs, cell therapies have garnered considerable attention of players engaged in the healthcare industry, in the past few years. The focus of stakeholders has

CAR-T Cell Therapies: Addressing Key Unmet Needs Across Various Oncological Indications

Amidst the active initiatives undertaken to develop more targeted anti-cancer therapies, CAR-T therapies have emerged as a promising option, given their ability to eradicate tumor cells from the body with minimal treatment-related side effects. Further, CAR-T cell therapies, relatively recent addition to the gamut of anticancer interventions, has demonstrated significant promise. Overall, this highly specific