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San Francisco seeking to be the world’s top biotech cluster

Cambridge in the greater Boston area calls itself the most innovative square mile on the planet but San Francisco’s Bay Area is snapping at it heels

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1 June 2022

What next for mRNA?

On the back of mRNA’s high-profile use in combatting COVID-19, the biotech industry is accelerating the use of the technology to address long-standing challenges

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9 May 2022

Where is the most innovative square mile on the planet?

How did Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, become the centre of the world’s largest biotech hub?

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21 March 2022

The history and role of randomized controlled trials in medicine

Drawing on his experience of being part of a Covid vaccine trial, Senior Medical Writer Guy Karger, explains why RCTs have become the ‘gold standard’ for vaccine and drug development, but also their limitations, especially when applied to rare diseases.

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15 February 2022

Why US biotechs increasingly choose Switzerland for their European HQ

Why a combination of talent, tax, environment and infrastructure makes Switzerland a particularly attractive option for US biotechs.

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28 January 2022

When is a European Biotech going to match its US counterparts?

Despite the hurdles,there is optimism that a European biotech will emerge as a global marketing success

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14 January 2022

Understanding Generation Z

Generation Z (born between 1995-2010) is attracting much discussion about what its attitudes to social issues, gender politics and the workplace mean for corporations, brands and other institutions. In this article we explore how this generation’s experiences and expectations are likely to shape the future of healthcare.

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7 January 2022

Our favourite medical science books of 2021

Books that have brought medical science to life in 2021, from developing vaccines to exploring our DNA and musing on mortality.

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15 December 2021

Has science become a dirty word?

In today’s world we are increasingly seeing the denial or undermining of science

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13 December 2021

The changing face of biotechnology

From cheese making to nanomedicines an incredible story with no ending in sight

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9 November 2021