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    Blueprint wins 1st FDA approval with targeted cancer drug

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:59:14 AM

    Boston-based Blueprint Medicines on Thursday won its first-ever drug approval, securing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its genetically targeted cancer therapy Ayvakit in an ultra-…

    NHS migraine kit to prevent ‘thousands’ of hospital stays

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:58:27 AM

    The NHS has announced a new “Headache and Migraine Toolkit”, with hopes of avoiding up to 16,500 emergency hospital admissions every year.

    The organisation says that patients suffering with migraines…

    GSK's plan to take over the HIV drug market hasn't worked out

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:57:13 AM

    British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline wants to claim a larger piece of the HIV drug market. Its strategy: convince patients, doctors and insurance providers that treatments made up of two drugs are bette…


    5 biotech trends to follow in 2020

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:56:22 AM

    Biotech ended 2019 on a tear, buoyed by renewed dealmaking and unexpectedly positive trial results for several smaller companies.

    But, entering an election year, the industry appears at a crossroads,…

    New ‘fast-track’ system for tinnitus and hearing loss

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:55:19 AM

    Action on Hearing Loss and the Medicines Discovery Catapult have teamed up to launch a new “Hearing Medicines Discovery Syndicate”, a collaboration designed to accelerate the “much-needed development”…

    MHRA Good Practice Symposia week (11 to 14 February 2020)

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/15/2020 11:15:45 AM

    Between 11 to 14 February 2020, the MHRA will be hosting a week-long series of events as part of the Good Practice Symposia Week. The week will include individual events from GPvP, GCP and GLP Inspect…


    International Clinical Researcher of the Year 2020 - Entry Closing

    By ICR Secretariat / 1/14/2020 12:54:34 PM

    Entry for the 2020 International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition will be closing on the 23rd of January!

    Now celebrating its 21st year, this prestigious competition leads the way for clin…