Geert Cauwenbergh: A Life Science Leader’s Journey

(DGIwire) – All human lives are filled with twists and turns. The lives of leaders in the life science sector are no exception to this rule. A fascinating example is the life of Dr. Geert Cauwenbergh, who is currently President and CEO of RXi Pharmaceuticals. A recent profile in Life Science Leader recounted the highlights […]

Counterfeit Drugs Flooding Egypt: Tip of a Large, Dangerous Iceberg

(DGIwire) – Egypt has been flooded with counterfeit drugs lately: according to a recent Al-Monitor report, 30 percent of medications now available in the country are counterfeit. This includes critical medications used to fight cancer, liver maladies, allergies and diabetes. Compounding the problem is the lack of a centralized, independent committee dedicated to ensuring that […]

Helping to Lower the Risk of Tainted Prescription Drugs

(DGIwire) — Point, click, purchase: people do it all the time for books, plane tickets and just about everything in between. Many also now buy their prescription drugs online through a national pharmacy chain or mail-order program offered by their health insurance provider. The challenge is the host of illegitimate sites that are selling prescription […]