J.P. Morgan Notebook Day 3: Novartis' Cancer Reorg, AbbVie's Price Pledge, Genentech’s Partnering And More
Daily round-up of news and notes from the 2017 J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference in San Francisco: Comments from President-elect Donald Trump hovered over the crowd, but companies aimed to stay focused on moving forward regardless of what policy changes are coming.
You may also be interested in...
Scrip caught up with several companies during the recent Cell and Gene Meeting on the Mesa, sponsored by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine.
CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex initiated the first human study of CRISPR gene-editing technology with an industry sponsor, following an investigator-sponsored study initiated in China two years ago. These are not the first gene-editing trials, but they're important milestones for the CRISPR field.
"Succession processes are challenging for everyone involved and, unfortunately, it is rare that all of those involved stay with the company," stated GSK's out-going CEO Andrew Witty, as Abbas Hussain decides to leave the company having lost out on the top job, which went to Emma Walmsley. His successor will be AstraZeneca's Luke Miels.