Gender medicine – deriving novelty from treating women?
26 Jun 2019
When you hear the term “gender medicine”, what comes to mind? For many people, the term is associated with reproductive health issues, such as pregnancy,.
EU approves first gene therapy for patients with a mild form of β-Thalassemia
04 Jun 2019
Exciting news in the personalised medicine space – the EU has just approved the first gene therapy for patients with a mild form of β-Thalassemia. .
Pioneers of precision medicine
15 Apr 2019
Breakthroughs in healthcare promise a future in which the individual sits at the centre of medical decisions. But who has paved the way and who is leading.
Bioinformatics Inventions: Patenting challenges at the interface of computer and life sciences
27 Feb 2019
We are entering an age of precision medicine, with patients receiving tailored treatments, selected and sometimes even specifically designed for their.
Fighting cancer with CAR-T therapies
04 Feb 2019
China - a key player in the global precision medicine race
30 Jan 2019
With a growing economy, and a large, ageing population, China is attracting attention from global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. China’s home.
Precision medicine: ethics, regulation and patent law
13 Dec 2018
New genomic and proteomic analysis technologies allow for diagnosis and prognosis of patients with greater accuracy than ever before. Indeed, due to the.
Plant related inventions: the saga continues
10 Dec 2018
We may be approaching the end of the year, but the saga of patents for plant related inventions at the EPO continues to develop. The Administrative.
Precision Medicine: the next revolution in healthcare
31 Oct 2018
In recent years, we have witnessed a remarkable healthcare revolution. Thanks to advances in genetic analysis, molecular biology and cell science, we now.