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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.


3 Reasons Why The Biopharma M&A Market Is Ready For Takeoff

Healthcare M&A deals are expected to pick up over the next few months, and one expert is predicting that the biopharma sector in particular will see especially robust activity. M&A lawyer Matt Gardella said there are three sets of market circumstances that will lead to an influx of biopharma deals: a looming patent cliff, shrinking valuations and a weak IPO market.