South Korean biopharmaceutical firms are facing a harsher climate and an uphill battle both domestically and abroad, amid the larger economic downturn that has slowed everything from new drug approval to dealmaking. At the Global Pharma Key Opinion Leaders (GPKOL) 2023 Symposium held at the El Tower on Sept. 7 in Seocho-gu, Seoul, officials from the industry, government and academia gathered to discuss strategies on bouncing back from the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Arcturus, Aspargo, Astrazeneca, CSL, Inmune, Italfarmaco, Krystal, Nykode, Uniqure, Viatris, Wave, X4.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Alcresta, Astrazeneca, Biontech, Daiichi Sankyo, Mallinckrodt, Pfizer.
Blood biomarkers have been found in patients hospitalized with acute COVID-19 that are predictive of the cognitive defects of long COVID. Post COVID-19 deficits in cognition, including brain fog, are common and debilitating. They are also clinically complex, with both objective and subjective components. In the U.K., one in eight patients received their first ever neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months following COVID-19.
Biontech SE and Pfizer Inc. filed a petition with the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board for an inter partes review against Moderna Inc., the latest move in an ongoing patent battle over the mRNA technology used to develop COVID-19 vaccines.