Forest Ray PhD,  —

Forest Ray received his PhD in systems biology from Columbia University, where he developed tools to match drug side effects to other diseases. He has since worked as a journalist and science writer, covering topics from rare diseases to the intersection between environmental science and social justice. He currently lives in Long Beach, California.

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New Ruconest Manufacturing Facility Will Be Built in 2021

Pharming Group has committed to building a new manufacturing facility in the Netherlands to expand production of Ruconest (conestat alfa), its treatment for acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). Construction will begin in mid-2021. Once finished, it will create at least 40 new jobs, the company said. “With an…

Takhzyro, for HAE Attacks, Moves Closer to Public Funding Across Canada

Takeda Canada announced reaching an agreement for public funding in Canada of Takhzyro (lanadelumab), its treatment for eligible hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients. The agreement was reached between the company and the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance, the agency responsible for setting the prices of brand and generic medications available throughout…