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“Taboo” Substances Are Getting Another Look in CNS
March 22, 2021

Psychedelics and other traditionally taboo substances appear to be undergoing a bit of a “renaissance” in central nervous system (CNS) therapeutics these days.  These types of substances have a long and storied history all around the world.  Now, science is getting serious about exploring ways to use them to treat a range of diseases and …

Blue Matter Statement on Racial Equality and the Tragic Events This Week
March 18, 2021

At Blue Matter, we stand with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community and condemn all forms of hate, racial discrimination and violence.  We are deeply saddened by the horrific events that took place on Tuesday night near Atlanta, where the majority of those killed were Asian women.  The recent rise in racially motivated violence …

Novel Therapeutics in Oncology: What’s on the horizon, and what’s already here
March 11, 2021

2021 will be a big year for emerging oncology therapeutics, as we anticipate major late-stage clinical advancements for several new modalities either reaching their first regulatory decision (e.g., TILs, TCR-T, first solid tumor bispecific antibody) or making the leap from newly emerging into more established with new targets or indications beyond their initial approvals (e.g., …

Happy Women’s History Month!
March 3, 2021

Blue Matter wishes everyone a very happy Women’s History Month – this is an opportunity to discover, document, celebrate and respect women’s lives and achievements. At Blue Matter, we support an inclusive and intersectional feminist work environment where women have the freedom, recognition, and right to be their own powerful selves. We are observing Women’s …

Success in Rare Diseases, Part V: Working with Payers in the Rare Disease Ecosystem
March 1, 2021

Throughout this series, we’ve covered a wide range of areas that biopharma companies must address if they are to succeed in the rare disease (RD) ecosystem including clinical trial design, clinical trial implementation, and ongoing evidence generation.  In this installment, we cover the important topic of market access. To help drive commercial success, a therapy …