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

First Up for Google Life Sciences–Tackling Diabetes

Last month, Google announced that it was creating a new holding company called Alphabet and spinning off all non-core activities from the Google brand–including life sciences work inside Google X…. Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Medical Reimbursement

Us Medical Insurance We are an authorized Zintro partner interested in connecting with executive payors with the following top US Medical Insurance Companies: United Health Group Humana Aetna Cigna Blue… Read More

Ebola Vaccine Begins Distribution

Last month, preliminary results on an Ebola vaccine in Guinea suggested it was 100 percent effective against the disease. As a result, Doctors Without Borders began to recommend distribution of… Read More

FDA Extends Compliance Date for Menu-Labeling Rule

Last month, the FDA extended the compliance date for its controversial menu-labeling rule from Dec. 1, 2015 to Dec. 1, 2016. The new requirements apply to restaurants and similar retail… Read More

FDA Approves First 3D Printed Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first 3D-printed drug this month, Spritam, designed to treat seizures brought on by epilepsy in children and adults. It was developed… Read More

Inquiry Roundup-Drug Formulation

Regional Drug Delivery Device Require an expert with extensive knowledge of regional drug delivery device markets to help identify suppliers who can manufacture electronic drug delivery devices (smart inhalers, nebulizers,… Read More

Crop Biotechnology Impact on Developing Countries Part 1

According to an annual report from PG Economics, farmers in developing countries can benefit from GMO crops, particularly corn, soybeans, cotton, and canola. The report–GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental… Read More

Massachusetts Life Center Approves $2.2 M in Grants for Biotech

The Massachusetts Life Center recently approved $2.2 million in grants for biotech companies to reach early-stage milestones. The move is an attempt to fund startups earlier in their lifecycle. According… Read More

Inquiry Roundup-Medical Reimbursement

Medicaid Reimbursement I am looking to understand reimbursements for Medicaid in California. I am looking at opening a facility that accepts Medicaid but j hear horror stories of how long… Read More

Senator Ed Markey Introduces Legislation to Repeal Medical Device Tax

According to the Boston Globe, “Senator Edward J. Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts, introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, a two-year-old levy that has… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Pharmacy Industry

Compounding Kits I have a need to find a manufacturer for some Pharmacy (in -office compounding kits). The kits will consist of 4 and 3 agents in powdered form that… Read More

50 Innovative Life Sciences Companies to Watch in the Northeast

Life sciences companies include companies in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, biomedical technologies, life systems technologies, cosmeceuticals, medical devices, and others that dedicate their efforts to research, development, and commercialization… Read More

Mobile Devices Taking Toll on Teen Sleep

Last summer, Zintro experts shared their views about the lack of sleep among teenagers. At the time, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) had just released a statement that later… Read More

Follow Up: Medical Imaging May Diagnose Heart Disease

Last month Zintro experts discussed how researchers have come close to commercializing a new type of medical imaging technology with the potential of diagnosing heart disease. The system was introduced… Read More

Food Safety and Supply Chain

Last month we heard from Zintro experts about food safety, an issue responsible for an estimated 2.2 million deaths according to the World Health Organization. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC),… Read More