ZUG, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BOSTON , Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the companies will host an investor webcast on December 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Algorithms play an increasingly prominent part in our lives, governing everything from the news we see to the products we buy. As they proliferate, experts say, we need to make sure they don’t collude against us in damaging ways. Fears of malevolent artificial intelligence plotting humanity’s downfall are a staple of science fiction. But there […]
Every week, STAT+ subscribers get access to exclusive conversations with biotech, pharma and health tech leaders. This week, Pharmalot columnist, Ed Silverman, is joined by former executive vice president and chief commercial officer of Gilead Sciences, Jim Meyers. Together they will discuss all things drug pricing, policy, and access, and of course, be taking your […]
Cancer cases in adolescents and young adults have risen by 30% during the last four decades, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
The deadly spread of Covid-19 around the world has highlighted the importance of innovation and cooperation between the various actors in the U.S. health care system. It has shown what can be achieved in an environment that rewards innovation and promotes scientific advances. But it has also exposed that the system does not work for […]
A cross-sectional survey conducted in September 2020, aimed at assessing the views of a randomly selected, stratified physician sample on this matter, drawing names from physicians registered with the global networking platform called Sermo. This offers its registration service to verified licensed physicians.
We take for granted the fact that feelings such as love, happiness, or pain are described with different words and expressions across languages. But are these differences in the ways we express these feelings in different languages also tied to differences in the sensations themselves?
Engineers have developed an airborne method for imaging underwater objects by combining light and sound to break through the seemingly impassable barrier at the interface of air and water.