Pan Pacific Pharmaceuticals Inc.
This article was originally published in Start Up
Executive SummaryXiangmin Cui's vision, in co-founding Pan Pacific Pharmaceuticals two years ago, was to combine his personal knowledge of traditional Chinese medicines with the scientific training he received both in China and at Stanford University. Pan Pacific's lead compound for rheumatoid arthritis has been successfully cloned and expressed, and shown to be identical in structure and activity to a naturally occurring molecule with potency against the disease.
You may also be interested in...
The US Nasdaq exchange has become the only option for ambitious UK and European biotechs.
Drug pricing and access issues expose the pharmaceutical sector especially acutely to calls for companies to meet ethical and social goals, alongside commercial ones. Digital is up-ending pharma’s processes, its workplaces and its consumers. R&D productivity is spluttering. Amid this turmoil, CEOs highlight company culture – the way an organization behaves – as a crucial ingredient for success. But what is a “right” culture? Organizational culture is neither static nor singular. It is continuously influenced by acquisitions, markets, new technologies and new generations. And pharma’s history suggests that culture change cannot happen without sufficient people change.
ICER’s influence on drug pricing, and policy, is growing. Spotlighting the worst drug price rises is one recent example.