Newsletter - 0217-03
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Issue #0217
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
Make US Pharma Great Again!?
 
President Trump has vowed to lower drug prices, but his policies in other areas, such as tax reforms and labor immigration, could also impact the pharma industry.
 
 
 
 
Cell Therapy Virtuoso
 
Catherine Bollard, President of the International Society for Cellular Therapy, explains how a decision to choose medicine over opera, and the loss of a close friend, led to a career in cell therapies.
 
 
 
 
Breaking with Tradition
 
Does the use of prescription medications change when cannabis is a legal alternative? And what does the legalization of medical cannabis mean for traditional pharmaceuticals?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Webinars
 
 
Be The First To Know – The Next Big Thing in Biologics Characterization
 
How has technology made mass spec more accessible? And how does targeted analysis allow for precise tracking of product critical quality attributes? These questions – and more – will be answered in an upcoming webinar from Sciex.

29th March 2017, 15:00 GMT
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
Single Use Goes Global
 
This free eBook tracks the rapid rise of single use systems, and explores their role in the biomanufacturing facility of the future. No longer the new kid on the block, single-use systems are now an established part of the biopharmaceutical industry. We ask – what comes next?
 
 
 
 
Awards
 
 
Humanity in Science Award 2017: Nominations Now Open
 
Calling all philanthropic scientists – nominations for the 2017 Humanity in Science Award are now open. The award – and prize money of $25,000 – will be presented to recognize a recent scientific breakthrough that can have a positive impact on people’s lives worldwide. The 2016 award recognized the "Development of a new paper and flexible material-based diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E-coli, Staphylococcus aureas and other bacteria." Could the 2017 winner be you or someone you know?
Full details and conditions available.

Nominations close May 1st.
 
 
 
 
Exhibitor Highlights
 
 
Business Development—Networking—Education
 
DCAT Week is the premier global event for the business of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing (March 20-23, New York City). Organized by the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association, its unique model brings together members for high-level strategic meetings with key decision makers, timely educational programs and important networking opportunities.
 
 
 
 
Events
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
Be it a large congress at a huge venue or an expert meeting that fits around a table, these events are a fantastic way to network and educate yourself on the latest developments in the industry – so why not take a look at our list of upcoming events?