ELITE 2022 Uber Winner Mikael Dolsten of Pfizer

Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD Chief Scientific Officer and President, Worldwide Research, Development, and Medical Pfizer Inc. Act like you are NASA and shoot for the moon. That was the mindset that helped Pfizer, along with partner BioNTech, to develop the first vaccine for COVID-19—one that hit the market in record time, was the first vaccine … Read more

CVC Files Reply to Sigma-Aldrich Opposition to CVC’s Responsive Motion No. 1

By Kevin E. Noonan — Pursuant to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Order issued November 29, 2021, Junior Party the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Vienna; and Emmanuelle Charpentier (collectively, “CVC”) on December 17, 2021 filed its Responsive Preliminary Motion No. 1 in Interference No. 106,132 (which names Sigma-Aldrich as Senior Party), … Read more

After 40 years, researchers discover new frontiers in the fight against HIV

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. On July 3, 1981, Rick Springfield was pining for “Jessie’s Girl,” Lady Diana was preparing to tie the knot, and Sandra Day O’Connor was on her way to becoming the first woman to sit on the Supreme … Read more

A better approach to boosting patient engagement

No matter what therapy you market, which specialists you need to engage, or which payers have your product on formulary, there’s one stakeholder that every healthcare marketer must keep top of mind: the patient. And when a patient is informed and engaged in their own care, it makes it much easier for other stakeholders to … Read more

Junior Party CVC Files Reply to Sigma-Aldrich’s Opposition to Its Preliminary Motion No. 4

By Kevin E. Noonan — On November 19th, Junior Party the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Vienna; and Emmanuelle Charpentier (collectively, “CVC”) filed Substantive Preliminary Motion No. 4* in Interference No. 106,132, wherein CVC moved to add Senior Party Sigma-Aldrich’s US Patent Nos. 10,731,181 and 10,745,716 to the interference and designate claims 1-17 … Read more

Why ‘soft’ skills matter in the new era of leadership

Listen to the article 8 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. How lead and organizations operate has changed leaders in the past few years. From the onset of COVID-19, executives have had to embrace new skills to navigate an earlier business landscape. Some of these skills, traditionally characterized … Read more

YSK: With a changing landscape of abortion rights, dispensing of abortifacients by a pharmacist may be declined under ‘conscientious objection’

Tried to post this in r/youshouldknow but it got flagged for being political. Was hoping at least one community could get some use out of it! As a prelude, this post is not meant to reflect any personal belief towards abortion nor to have any political stance – it is only meant to outline the … Read more

With the shine of amyloid fading, tau is a rising star in Alzheimer’s

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Sonya Miller follows the science. In 2017, she followed it so completely and with such focus into a crowded conference room that she accidentally sat next to the CEO of TauRx Pharmaceuticals and talked herself into a … Read more

Moderna Vaccine Provokes Strong Immune Response in Children 6 to 11

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine elicits a strong immune response in children aged 6 to 11, researchers reported on Wednesday — another signpost in what has become a long and tortuous road to protect young children against the virus, even as cases again inch upward. On Monday, Moderna requested authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for … Read more