Kevin Grogan has been writing about pharmaceuticals for over twenty years in roles that have included online editor for PharmaTimes. After four years freelancing, which involved writing for all the principal titles in the sector, as well as consultancy work with major pharmaceutical companies, he joined Scrip as Managing Editor, Europe, Commercial in the summer of 2017.
Covering all aspects of the pharma industry, Kevin has interviewed pretty much all the leading figures in the sector, both in the UK and globally. A regular attendee at financial and medical conferences worldwide (and moderating at some), he has also appeared on BBC television and radio, ITV and Channel 4 to discuss events in the pharmaceutical industry.
Fluent in Spanish, he previously worked as a journalist on rock/pop music publications, was chief sub editor at the Catholic weekly newspaper The Universe and also contributed articles to the likes of The Independent and the Manchester Evening News on football.
Latest From Kevin Grogan
The US regulator is worried about deficiencies in the submission for Provention Bio’s high-profile therapy teplizumab for the prevention of type 1 diabetes that could significantly delay its review.
Sanofi is the latest drugmaker to announce a major initiative aimed at improving access to medicines in poorer countries, the type of move that should continue to lift the reputation of big pharma above the likes of big oil and big tobacco.
Phase III trials of a number of late-stage investigational therapies are expected to read out during the second quarter of 2021, according to new analysis from Informa Pharma’s product pipeline database Biomedtracker. Some of the Phase III data could be transforming for a few of the less grand players in the pharma sector and here Scrip picks out some of the highlights to look out for in the months ahead.
The German group is investing heavily in R&D and the continued strong performance of products like Spiriva and Pradaxa is helping to pay for future innovation.
The Dutch biotech has firmed up its finances as its promising pipeline of RNA therapies for rare genetic eye disease starts to move through the clinic.
The Danish biotech's stock sank after arimoclomol failed in a Phase II/III trial for inclusion body myositis. Orphazyme is hoping for much better news in the coming weeks as the US FDA makes its decision on the drug as a treatment for Niemann-Pick disease Type C.