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Cancer Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapies | Resisting Competitive Pressures

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] Drug developers aiming to emulate the success of cancer targeted therapies and immunotherapy brands will struggle as a result of heightened competition and pharmacoeconomic constraints, suggests independent market analyst, Datamonitor. Over the last decade the targeted therapies and immunotherapies class has fuelled growth in the oncology market, making it very attractive…

28 Sep 2010, by test test


J&J in Talks to Buy Crucell | Expert Analyst Comment

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] Johnson & Johnson is in advanced negotiations to buy Dutch biotechnology company Crucell NV for €1.75 billion ($2.29 billion), the two companies said today. Giles Somers, senior healthcare analyst at Datamonitor comments: “So, one more big Pharma enters the vaccines space – following the example of Pfizer (through the acquisition of…

28 Sep 2010, by test test


Multi-blockbuster sales expected as Gilenya changes Multiple Sclerosis landscape

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] Melbourne, 23rd September 2010 - Gilenya is set to become the leading treatment in multiple sclerosis (MS) with multi-blockbuster sales, ending the decade long dominance of interferon betas and Copaxone (glatiramer acetate, Teva) says Trung Huynh, healthcare analyst at Datamonitor. “The FDA approved Novartis’s Gilenya (formally Gilenia; fingolimod) yesterday. It is…

28 Sep 2010, by test test

Education | Healthcare

new subgroups on Linkedin!

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] Exciting news everyone! We're slowly reorganising our groups and subgroups in Linkedin and will be updating the blog to keep YOU update on the latest subgroups created so that you can connect with the industry/sector that you want to! We've created 2 new subgroups under the Informa Healthcare Community parent group.…

22 Sep 2010, by test test


Informa Interview – Prof Peter Matthews on dual sector

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] We had the chance to speak to Professor Peter Matthews, Head of the Arts Academy at the University of Ballarat and Project Director of the Dual Sector Collaboration Project. The Inaugural Dual Sector Forum being held on 28th and 29th October in Melbourne has been developed by Informa in partnership with…

17 Sep 2010, by test test


Australian Obesity Summit Exclusive Interviews

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] We had the opportunity to speak to Professor Boyd Swinburn, Population Health, and Director of WHO Collaboration Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, about fighting the pressure for the over consumption of poor foods. [youtube=] **************** Watch Sharif Deen, Personal Trainer of Sharifit and Former Contestant of The Biggest Loser, as…

7 Sep 2010, by test test


Exclusive interviews from Health Congress 2010

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] We had the opportunity to interview Dr Clive Wright, Chief Dental Officer, NSW Health about the impact of dental disease on general health and wellbeing and if there is a need for a universal scheme for access to dental care. [youtube=] ***************** We had the opportunity to speak to David Crosbie,…

7 Sep 2010, by test test

Mining & Resources

Pacific Islands Investment Summit coverage!

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] [youtube=] The Inaugural Pacific Islands Investment Summit that was held on the 12-13 August 2010 attracted over 150 attendees. It was a very successful conference with plenty of interaction between speakers and delegates, during panel and speaking sessions as well as during networking breaks. Watch the videos for yourself as speakers…

2 Sep 2010, by test test


Professor Gail Whiteford on engaging Indigenous populations in education

[tweetmeme source= "informa_oz" only_single=false] [youtube=] Professor Gail Whiteford, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Social Inclusion) of Macquarie University is a speaker at the 2nd Annual Social Inclusion in Education Conference on the 13th and 14th of September 2010 in Sydney. 1. First of all, how important is it to raise aspirations among the indigenous community in order to…

1 Sep 2010, by test test

Defence & Security

Informa Interview – Peter Bull of Thales Australia on current defence skilling issues

[youtube=] We manage to interview Peter Bull, Vice President, National Security & C4I of Thales Australia who is speaking at the 6th Annual Defence Skilling Summit on the 16th and 17th September 2010 in Adelaide. 1) Can you provide your perspective on the current skilling issues facing the Australian Defence Industry? 2) What role can…

30 Aug 2010, by test test
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