Your Weekly Dose of News in Pharma, Biotech and Health

Amidst the biotech landscape, widespread layoffs persist, prompting reflections on their implications for the industry's future. Efforts to address diversity in medical illustrations gain momentum through a Nigerian doctor's initiative. Google emerges as a burgeoning force in healthcare innovation. Concerns arise about industry connections to patient advocacy board members and executives. Research proposes novel financing methods for pediatric cancer R&D. The UK allocates substantial investment in 17 biopharma manufacturers. Pharma business development leverages regional expertise, emphasizing equitable access to new medical modalities. In public health, the US government commits $1.4 billion to advance COVID therapies and vaccines. AbbVie elevates awareness about mental health and skin conditions through collaboration with patients, physicians, and a celebrity spokesperson.


Mass Layoffs Continue Across The Biotech Sector. What Does This Mean For Pharma’s Future?

by Forbes


Medical illustrations neglect people with dark skin. A Nigerian doctor-to-be is working to change that


US govt awards $1.4 bln for development of new COVID therapies, vaccines

by Reuters


Google Is Rapidly Becoming A Healthcare Powerhouse

by Forbes


Top Patient Advocacy Orgs Have Industry Ties in Leadership, Study Shows

by MedPageToday

Researchers suggest new methods to finance pediatric cancer R&D — Nature paper

by Endpoints News

UK invests $13M+ in 17 biopharma manufacturers

by Endpoints News

Pharma BD: taking advantage of regional modality expertise

by Biocentury

Equitable access to new modalities: from innovation to reimbursement

by Biocentury


AbbVie raises awareness around mental health and skin conditions with patients, docs and a celebrity spokesperson

by Endpoints News


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