Large Volume Wearable 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 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 likely future evolution of this category

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 ‘Microbiome Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market (2nd Edition), 2017-2030’ report provides a

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.

Superbugs: The Growing Concern Related to Antibiotic Resistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over two million  people suffer from life threatening infections caused by drug resistant strains of bacteria every year, in the US. According to a report published in the UK, the global death toll due to the current ADR crisis is likely to reach as high as 10

Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies in Healthcare

In order to effectively combat the problems related to counterfeit medicines, several companies have come up with innovative technologies to provide the necessary tools to manufacturers, healthcare professionals and patients to authenticate pharmaceutical products. These technologies can be broadly classified under two categories, namely Authentication Technologies and Track & Trace Technologies.   Authentication technologies are

Cancer Stem Cells: A Step Closer to the Cure

The discovery of cancer stems cells (CSCs) may have revolutionized the field of cancer research in a manner similar to how the “germ theory of disease” altered the way medical science looked maladies in general.  Before the germ theory, disease and sicknesses were attributed to be manifestations of bad omens and evil spirits. The discovery of