Funding of pharmaceutical innovation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

14 January 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the available mechanisms for funding research, development, manufacturing, and distribution in the ...

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Development of COVID-19 vaccine won’t be affected by politics, Pfizer CEO says

1 October 2020 - Albert Bourla sent an all-hands letter saying company won’t bow to political pressure. ...

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Some good news on COVID-19

9 September 2020 - The virus seems to generate a robust and fairly long-lasting immune response. ...

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COVID-19 vaccine development

9 September 2020 - Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy supports early access to, and delivery of, safe and effective COVID-19 ...

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This is a heart drug that the world doesn’t need

27 August 2020 - Twenty years ago, perhaps the hottest area of drug research was on a class of compounds called ...

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Australian start-ups push for bigger role in vaccine making

9 August 2020 - An Australian startup racing to develop a successful coronavirus vaccine has urged the federal government to ...

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Italy becomes first country to require pharma to disclose public funding for R&D costs

6 August 2020 - Amid growing clamour for more transparency from the pharmaceutical industry, Italy has become the first country ...

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CSL Behring Australia commences development of treatment for serious cases of COVID-19

6 May 2020 - Plasma-derived therapeutic with potential to treat serious complications of COVID-19. ...

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Australia lacks vaccine making capacity, Defence report warns

6 May 2020 - Australia lacks the facilities and know-how to make its own pandemic vaccines, a report to government ...

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COVID-19: potentially life saving immunoglobulin treatment for seriously ill Australians

6 May 2020 - The Australian Government welcomes the announcement by CSL Behring that Australia will be one of the first ...

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CSL ramps up development of COVID-19 plasma treatment

6 May 2020 - Australia’s biggest health company CSL has confirmed it will immediately begin development of plasma-derived therapy to ...

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Bill Gates to spend billions on coronavirus vaccine development

5 April 2020 - Foundation to help build factories for the seven makers of the most-promising efforts. ...

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Proposed changes to research and development tax incentive will discourage investment and undermine innovation

6 December 2019 - Medicines Australia is disappointed that proposed changes to the Research and Development Tax Incentive were tabled ...

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Public sector financial support for late stage discovery of new drugs in the United States: cohort study

23 October 2019 - This study determined the extent to which late stage development of new drugs relies on support from ...

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Azar's plan to tie U.S. drug prices to foreign ones will impact investments in R&D

21 June 2019 - Americans, be they Republicans or Democrats, are outraged by the rising cost of prescription drugs.  ...

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