Why Systematic Drug Repurposing is here to stay

February 4, 2016Blog

Why Systematic Drug Repurposing (SDR) is here to stay. The article gives 5 reasons why SDR will continue to be used as a tool for developing new therapies that are more affordable and make better use of our existing knowledge of disease pathology, drug performance and other date from the real world evidence surrounding treatments.

Survey of therapeutic strategies for chronic fatigue syndrome

February 2, 2016Announcements

Current therapeutic strategies for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: results of an online survey A new paper co-authored by Biovista and the Solve ME/CFS Initiative has just been published. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex, poorly understood disorder that causes only a small number of the approximately 2.5 million Americans to receive proper diagnosis. … Read More

How to develop differentiated therapies cost effectively: NCEs, repositioned drugs or both?

June 23, 2015Blog

Andreas Persidis, CEO Everybody agrees that the success of a drug increasingly depends on the total value it delivers. The commercial performance to date of Lundbeck’s antidepressant Brintellix is a case in point. Having demonstrated statistically significant efficacy over placebo in study results reported in 2012, Brintellix was approved by the FDA in 2013. Brintellix’s … Read More