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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.

OSU + Michigan + VC firm = Startup to find new treatment for oral cancer

The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan have decided put some rivalry aside and create a company, Sirona Therapeutics, that partnered with Ohio-based Venture Therapeutics. The partnership will form a new company to develop and commercialize new technology to treat precancerous oral lesions. The Ohio State Innovation Foundation and Drug Development Institute and […]