pharmaceutical sciences

Crafting A Cancer Killer

Given cancer’s many faces, scientists from Japan are tapping onto novel techniques to synthesize new drugs against the disease.

Sinovac’s CoronaVac Trials Show Favorable Results

Early clinical trials show that Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate safely induces an immune response in healthy volunteers within a month of vaccination.

Singapore Grants ‘Conditional’ Approval For Remdesivir

Singapore's Health Sciences Authority has granted conditional approval of remdesivir as a treatment for patients with severe COVID-19.

Sinovac’s CoronaVac Shows Positive Early Results

Sinovac’s vaccine candidate for COVID-19 showed favorable immunogenicity and safety profiles in Phase I/II clinical trials.

Dealing Coronavirus A Knockout Punch

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around the world, old therapeutics are being given a second chance to fight a new foe. Here are seven of them.

Fungus-Derived Antibiotic Fielded Against MRSA

A research group in Japan has modified an antimicrobial compound obtained from a fungus and demonstrated its utility against hard-to-treat infections.

Mapping Out How A Superbug Harms Its Host

Researchers in Hong Kong have identified quorum sensing and secretion systems as some of the key elements of superbug virulence, paving the way for the development of novel antibiotics.

One-Bead-One-Compound Strategy For Antibiotic Discovery

Researchers in Japan are combating the scourge of drug-resistant microbes by screening synthetic variants of a naturally-occurring antibiotic.

Soaking Up Pharmaceuticals And Cosmetics In Water

A research group in China has developed a membrane that can remove pharmaceuticals and personal care products from water.

Igniting Innovation—Jason Humphries Of Good Pharma Dermatology

By partnering with Singapore’s National Skin Center, Good Pharma Dermatology was able to quickly bring an itch-reducing moisturizer to the market.