Consulting Snapshot: Biotech Consultant

As we discussed last week, there are many benefits to hiring a consultant. Not only do you receive professional expertise, but you don’t have to train or pay a full-time… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharmaceutical Grade Mannitol We are looking for experts who has an immense knowledge for pharmaceutical grade Mannitol. Inputs that we are looking are: Global market size by volume and value,… Read More

NIH Spends More Funding Dollars in Massachusetts

A recent MIT study found Massachusetts receives $351 in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) compared to the $88 received by California. The Economist theorized that the high… Read More

Cardiac Issues Associated with High-Dose Drug Trial

Last week, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Active Biotech AB announced they were ending the higher-dose portions of two multiple-sclerosis medication studies. The decision came after eight patients suffered nonfatal… Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Medical Devices

Medical Image Processing I am working on a project that aims to measure optical density ratio’s in images obtained from a very popular eye device names Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT),… Read More

Teva Halts Studies for Multiple Sclerosis Drug

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Active Biotech AB recently announced changes to two current drug studies after eight patients suffered “nonfatal cardiovascular events” during  phases 2 and 3 of a… Read More

More Funding Available for Life Science Startups

Applications are currently being accepted at MLSC’s website  with a deadline of 12:00 p.m. EDT February 5, 2016. Massachusetts is investing $1 billion to expand the life sciences ecosystem in… Read More

4 Top Biotechnology Books of 2015

Biotechnologists harness cellular and biomolecular processes as they develop products and technologies and products that improve lives. As the year comes to a close, here’s a look at four of… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Waste Management

E Waste Management E-Waste Management: Need insights on the following topics on a global scale. 1. Cost-Neutrality Pricing Model Analysis: Model definition and mode of operation, pros and cons (risks… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Biotech

OPEX Management Subject: Expert Request OPEX Management in Plasma DNA Pharma Product Companies Hope this message finds you well! We have a new research project that may fall within your… Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Medical Device

Medical Imaging We are looking for experts in “Imaging Immunotherapies” to provide commentary and insights towards a startup developing PET tracers that can be used to visualize immune response to… Read More

Massachusetts’ Role in the Biotech Market: Follow Up

Last summer, Zintro spoke with experts about the steps being taken to increase the number of biotech companies in Massachusetts. In June, a state agency approved $2.2 million in grants… Read More

Premature Babies to Benefit from 3-D Printing Technology

We spoke with Zintro expert Scott Bork in August about the FDA approval of Spritam, the first 3D printed drug, designed to treat seizures brought on by epilepsy in children… Read More

Google Life Sciences Targeting Diabetes–Part II

Last month, Zintro experts responded to the September announcement by Google Life Sciences that it’s researching new therapies to improve diabetes care in collaboration with French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi…. Read More

What Does Zarxio Launch Mean for the Future of Biosimilar Drugs?

Last month, Novartis kicked off a new era in U.S. medicine, launching Zarxio, a biosimilar copy of Neupogen–Amgen’s white blood cell-boosting drug. Zarxio is the first biosimilar copy of a… Read More

Kansas State University Responds to Biosecurity Research Safety Concerns

Last month, the USA Today revealed Kansas State University’s secret federal sanctions from repeatedly violating safety regulations in 2012 and 2013 at the Biosecurity Research Institute in Manhattan. According to… Read More