Ironwood Pharmaceuticals is charting a course to become a giant in GI

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Rain, shine or blizzard, Tom McCourt always made a point to walk home through the streets of Cambridge, Mass., alongside his coworker at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, then chief scientific officer, Mark Currie, during his early years as chief … Read more

Johnson & Johnson shareholders called on to end talc baby powder sales | Pharmaceuticals industry

Women’s health groups are calling on healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson’s largest shareholders to force the company to end all sales of its controversial talk-based baby powder and hire an independent firm to conduct a racial justice audit. The pressure comes after decades of independent science suggested a link between ovarian cancer and baby powder, … Read more

How OliX Pharmaceuticals is riding the RNAi wave

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Welcome to today’s Biotech Spotlight, a series featuring companies that are creating breakthrough technologies and products. Today, we’re looking at OliX Pharmaceuticals, which developed cell-penetrating asymmetric RNAi technology. Optional Caption Permission provided by Dong-ki Lee. In focus … Read more