Welcome to BlogNotions' Life Sciences Blog

The BlogNotions Life Sciences Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the life sciences industries. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technological advances, discussions of research and findings, best practices for advancing education, implications for the future of various life sciences fields, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

New compound could kill parasites of three neglected diseases

Scientists have identified a compound that can kill the parasites responsible for three neglected diseases: Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness. These diseases affect millions of people in Latin America, Asia and Africa, but there are few effective treatments available. A new study, published today in Nature, suggests that a single class of drugs could be […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for May 11, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. ONMEL (itraconazole) Sebela Ireland Ltd Patent number: 6,509,038 Expiration Date: May 12, 2017 ONMEL (itraconazole) Sebela Ireland Ltd Patent number: 7,081,255 Expiration Date: May 12, 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for May 4, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. REBETOL (ribavirin) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent number: 6,177,074 Expiration Date: May 1, 2017 REBETOL (ribavirin) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent number: 6,461,605 Expiration Date: May 1, 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 27, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. KAZANO (alogliptin benzoate; metformin hydrochloride) Takeda Pharms Usa Patent number: 6,303,661 Expiration Date: Apr 24, 2017 JENTADUETO XR (linagliptin; metformin hydrochloride) Boehringer Ingelheim Patent number: 6,303,661 […]

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Patenting the Microbiome

This is a guest post from Susan K Finston, President of Finston Consulting. Do you have a response to Susan’s post? Respond in the comments section below. In recognition of World IP Day, I thought it would be nice to share a hopeful update relating to patentability of emerging Microbiome technologies holding great promise for patients […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 20, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. PREZISTA (darunavir ethanolate) Janssen Prods Patent number: RE 42,889 Expiration Date: Apr 19, 2017 PREZISTA (darunavir ethanolate) Janssen Prods Patent number: RE 43,802 Expiration Date: Apr […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 13, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. VEREGEN (sinecatechins) Medigene Ag Patent number: 5,968,973 Expiration Date: Apr 10, 2017 MYFORTIC (mycophenolic acid) Novartis Patent number: 6,025,391 Expiration Date: Apr 10, 2017 MYFORTIC (mycophenolic […]

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