Day: June 18, 2020

Can Lab-Grown Antibodies Cure COVID-19?

Doctors are seeking to grow some of the body’s most potent disease-fighting weapons in a test tube and deploy them against COVID-19. The treatment, known as monoclonal antibody therapy, could serve as both a remedy for patients infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and a way to prevent infection in frontline health workers and […]

WHO Aiming for 2 Billion Doses of COVID Vaccine by End of 2021

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist said Thursday the agency hopes there will be about two billion doses of a vaccine against COVID-19 by the end of next year that would be reserved for “priority populations.” Speaking at a virtual news conference in Geneva, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan told reporters, “It’s a big ‘if’ because we […]

Philips announces collaboration with American Telemedicine Association to further commitment to telehealth

June 18, 2020 Two leading organizations join forces to drive future telehealth strategies across hospital settings into the home propelled by COVID-19 Jeroen Tas, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Philips to deliver executive spotlight address at Annual ATA Virtual Conference Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Washington, DC – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a […]

PRA Health Sciences ready to navigate RACE Act requirements for pediatric oncology

U.S. law requiring clinical research for pediatric oncology treatments goes into effect mid-August 2020 RALEIGH, N.C., June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Between 2007-2017, 78 novel adult cancer agents were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,1 but none of those drugs were researched to determine effectiveness for pediatric cancers. That is about to […]

Crown Bioscience Hosts Innovative Virtual AACR 2020 Conference and Tradeshow

New Oncology and Immuno-Oncology Preclinical Research to be Presented at Virtual AACR Event CrownBio Virtual AACR 2020 SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crown Bioscience today announced their innovative AACR 2020 conference and tradeshow. The virtual event, which runs from June 22-25, will incorporate all of the features of a major scientific conference, […]

Retail Pro® ramps up services during COVID-19, energizing retail reopenings; welcomes new brands

FOLSOM, CA, June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retail Pro International (RPI), developer of the global Retail Pro POS software named top POS for midmarket retail, concluded its third installment of a webinar disclosing seven insights retailers will need to glean from their data as they reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 brought an unprecedented […]