WHO TO RECONVENE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE TO ASSESS GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS THREAT

The leader of the World Health Organization said Wednesday he will convene another meeting of its emergency committee to weigh whether...

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: NOVARTIS SAYS CORONAVIRUS NOT DISRUPTING SUPPLY CHAIN, FOR NOW; FDA RELEASES NEW GENE THERAPY POLICIES

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the middle of the week. You made it this far, so why not continue? Consider the alternatives,...

 
 
 

IN CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE, AI IS BECOMING A USEFUL TOOL IN A GLOBAL OUTBREAK, DATA EXPERTS SAY

A version of this story appeared in STAT's Health Tech newsletter.

STAT PLUS: IN A PIVOT, DECIBEL THERAPEUTICS LOSES ITS FOUNDING CEO - AND SOME OF ITS DISCOVERY PROGRAMS

Decibel Therapeutics CEO Steven Holtzman is really, officially retiring. The departure of the longtime vet of Boston's biotech scene...

 
 
 

THREE STAR SCIENTISTS ANNOUNCE PLAN TO SOLVE BIOTECH'S ‘MISSING WOMEN' PROBLEM

They are the biotech equivalent of the “missing girls” in countries with a skewed gender ratio: 40 to 50 companies that would have...

OPINION: BIOTECH CAN - AND MUST - RESHAPE THE PRICING DEBATE AND PROTECT FUTURE INNOVATION

The week before the craziness known as J.P. Morgan 2020 began, more than 300 biotech and biopharma leaders signed onto the “New Commitment...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: THE FDA WANTS TO KNOW HOW INSTAGRAM INFLUENCERS SWAY PATIENT VIEWS ON MEDICINES

In 2015, Kim Kardashian promoted a morning-sickness pill to her millions of followers on social media, boosting sales by 21% over just...

STAT PLUS: PROSECUTORS IDENTIFIED ‘PHARMA CO. X' AS CENTRAL TO ALLEGED OPIOID KICKBACK SCHEME. WAS IT PURDUE?

Federal prosecutors this week announced a $145 million settlement with an electronic health records company to resolve criminal and...

 
 
 

DRUG MAKERS FACE MORE SECURITIES-FRAUD LAWSUITS, AND SO DO CANNABIS COMPANIES

The number of class-action lawsuits claiming securities fraud committed by life sciences companies climbed to a new high last year,...

FEDERAL OFFICIALS TELL CHINA: LET U.S. HEALTH WORKERS ENTER TO HELP RESPOND TO CORONAVIRUS

WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Tuesday called for a team of Americans to be allowed to enter China and assist with the local response...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: BIOTECH EARNINGS PREVIEW: UNSETTLED INVESTORS HOPING FOR STRONG 2020 OUTLOOKS

Biotech earnings season kicks off Thursday with fourth-quarter reports from Alexion Pharma , Amgen , Biogen , and Vertex Pharma. That's...

TB VACCINES CAN VARY GREATLY, STUDY FINDS. BUT DOES THAT MEAN SOME ARE LESS PROTECTIVE?

It all started with a bit of bacteria swiped from the udder of a tuberculous French cow. Initially, it was just another livestock sample,...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: INSULIN DOMINATES DEMOCRATS' HEALTH AGENDA IN IOWA; FDA STUDIES INSTAGRAM INFLUENCERS

Good morning, everyone. The world is watching China, the new coronavirus, and the outbreak's spread. STAT is covering those developments...

IT'S THE INSULIN, STUPID: HOW DRUG PRICING'S SIMPLEST CASE STUDY BECAME A TOP ISSUE FOR 2020 DEMOCRATS

WATERLOO, Iowa - Presidential candidates can't stop talking about insulin. At a campaign stop here on Sunday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar retold...

 
 
 

OPINION: ‘SMALL' TACTICS TO COUNTER BIG PHARMA'S INFLUENCE ON MEDICATION OVERLOAD

Money talks in Washington, D.C., and no sector of the economy speaks more loudly than the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Its...

THE CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS THAT SCIENTISTS ARE RACING TO ANSWER

The outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China and its spread to more than a dozen countries has presented health experts with a rapidly...

 
 
 

HE ONCE SENT UNTRUE, ALARMIST TWEETS ABOUT EBOLA. NOW, TRUMP IS FACING HIS BIGGEST OUTBREAK EMERGENCY - AND EXPERTS ARE WORRIED

WASHINGTON - When Ebola was spreading in West Africa in 2014, Donald Trump took to Twitter. “STOP THE FLIGHTS!,” he blasted in all...

OPINION: AN ‘EPIC' PUSHBACK AS U.S. PREPARES FOR NEW ERA OF EMPOWERING PATIENT HEALTH DATA

Epic, the largest electronic health record company in the U.S., launched an effort last week to persuade hospital CEOs across the country...

 
 
 

MARTIN SHKRELI IS SUED BY THE FTC AND NY ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR ILLEGALLY CORNERING A MARKET

More than four years after Martin Shkreli incensed Americans by raising the price of a life-saving medicine by more than 4,000%, the...

STAT PLUS: ACCELERON PULMONARY HYPERTENSION DRUG SUCCEEDS IN MID-STAGE CLINICAL TRIAL

Acceleron Pharma said Monday that a mid-stage clinical trial involving an experimental drug for pulmonary arterial hypertension achieved...

 
 
 



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