Biobank Ethics Committee for Approval of Biobanks

Jan 23, 2015

The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) at University of the Witwatersrand (WITS), has regulated that all biobancks being accessed by researches submitting protocols for review are required to undergo a formal approval and registry process through a subcommittee of the ...

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Advances in Allergy Testing: Component Resolved Diagnostics

Jan 23, 2015

Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergic conditions are increasing worldwide. They affect the quality of life of millions of individuals, causing enormous costs for society. In her paper, Mariana Lloyd of Pathcare.org discusses the considerable advances made in the development of in ...

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Three Myths about Clinical Trials in Russia

Jan 23, 2015

With its population of 145 million and total pharmaceutical sales of almost 29 billion dollars in 2013, Russia today is among the world’s ten largest pharmaceutical markets. The question is, why do international drug developers not rush to take advantage ...

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