How this biotech plans to go up against big pharma with its eye disease products
Shankar Musunuri has spent time in both the pharmaceutical world and the biotech arena – after 15 years at Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), he went on to launch several biotech start-ups. As co-founder, chairman &chief executive of Ocugen, he is looking to bring eye disease products to the patients that big pharma’s drugs have left out. “There’s so much unmet need when you look into retinal diseases,” Musunuri said. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post How this biotech plans to go up against big pharma with its eye disease products appeared first on MassDevice.
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ConclusionsThese practical scores can be used to rule-in/-out asthma in epidemiological studies and clinical screening/triage settings. They may help physicians in primary care or other specialties to screen asthmatics using a simple score with a high level of discrimination and to identify the best candidates to be referred for a diagnostic workup. Moreover, their use may contribute to reducing the inconsistencies of operational definitions of asthma across studies and surveys.
Publication date: September 2018Source: Molecular Immunology, Volume 101Author(s): Ibtessam Tahir Ansari, Taihua MuAbstractWheat allergy is the most common around the world as gluten is the potential allergen. People diagnosed with wheat allergy were mainly substitute with other novel food such as potato though it is also being reported for allergenic manifestations. Thus there is an increasing demand for developing a BALB/c mice model to empathize the allergic properties of potato protein and its fractions. Purified potato protein showed lower IgE-binding capacity (474.39 ± 0.6 ng/mL) even in higher concentra...
Conclusions: Since the AR accuracy of the questionnaire is about 60%, it should be considered that the questionnaire based survey overestimates the true prevalence of AR in Korean children.
ALLERGY AND ASTHMA PROCEEDINGS, Volume 39, Number 4, July/August 2018. Loaded on 2018-07-18
AbstractLarge spatial differences in the distribution of three allergologically relevant pollen types for Central Europe —birch, grass, and mugwort—are revealed within a large metropolitan area—Berlin, Germany. The purpose of the study is an examination of the hypothesis that these different pollen exposure conditions can cause different degrees of pollen-induced symptoms within the city. Pollen data from 14 gra vimetric traps and one volumetric trap in Berlin and anonymously reported pollen-induced symptom data from the online-based self-documentation tool “Patient’s Hayfever Diary” (PH...