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Start-Up Spotlight: Can-Fite BioPharma

Posted on December 16th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

“Safety first” could be the motto of drug development company Can-Fite BioPharma, based in Israel. Dr. Sari Fishman, Director of Business Development, tells us about Can-Fite’s drug candidates, (more…)

Arctic Pharma: Our Latest Steps Towards Innovation

Posted on December 15th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

At a high level, we at Arctic Pharma are working on innovative therapies for cancer that have minimal side effects. More specifically, we are targeting certain enzymes that are up-regulated in cancer cell metabolism using inhibitors that we have designed. (more…)

New Hive Participants Tackle Unmet Needs

Posted on October 20th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

When Elsevier R&D Solutions launched its new initiative, dubbed The Hive, earlier this year, its aim was to identify a handful of bright biotech start-ups to participate in a collaborative effort designed to boost early stage drug discovery and development. (more…)

Elsevier and the Cancer Moonshot

Posted on August 17th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

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“Last year, Vice President Biden said that with a new moonshot, America can cure cancer. Last month, he worked with this Congress to give scientists at the National Institutes of Health the strongest resources that they’ve had in over a decade. So tonight, I’m announcing a new national effort to get it done,” said President Obama in his final State of the Union address in January 2016.

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