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Months of pandemic-induced disruption to health care systems and freedom of movement undoubtedly carries a cost. For the biopharmaceutical industry, this can be mitigated by its essential role in providing therapeutic interventions and leading the fightback via prophylactic vaccines. This softens the blow somewhat, certainly compared to other industries that are fully exposed to COVID-19 headwinds.
“Pipeline-in-a-pill” has increasingly entered the biopharma executive’s vernacular, denoting an attractive asset that has considerable sales potential owing to the number of discrete patient populations it can target. While the phrase or concept may be in vogue, in reality it is one of the many guises or iterations of lifecycle management.
Focusing too much on the US provides a blinkered view of the industry and prevents access to the myriad opportunities on offer globally.
There is significant commercial potential on offer for the leading CAR-NK developers. While companies committed to continued CAR-T development will need to adapt and innovate in order to remain relevant, especially considering this disruptive new drug class.
In Vivo has identified the pipeline of next-generation tumor-agnostic drugs and created a guide to the ideal trial strategies for these potentially transformative candidates.
The introduction of gene therapies has been the highest-profile new modality to reach the market, but new RNA-based therapeutics hold significant potential and could be more accessible for patients. In Vivo reviews the leading drug developers in this space.