Executive Editor, APAC
Anju has been a journalist since 1993 including stints at India's leading financial dailies. She covers a range of topics across the pharma and biosimilar landscape. Drug pricing, policy and regulatory affairs, M&A and patents are areas of special interest to her. She is also a recipient of the British Chevening Scholarship for Young Indian Journalists (2000-01) awarded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
Latest From Anju Ghangurde
What Pharma CEOs, PEs Want To Move The Innovation Needle In India
Leaders of biopharma and private equity firms at a recent conference sought a robust domestic market and reimbursement mechanism to propel the innovation ecosystem in India, drawing parallels with the framework that aided China's ascent in the R&D value chain. Alongside, regulatory reform is also pivotal, they stressed.
Backed By Big Names, Etherna Hopes To Disrupt mRNA Space
Belgian mRNA technologies firm Etherna, which is backed by high profile investors including former Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers and Moderna co-founder Kenneth Chien, has reoriented its business model. Interim CEO Bernard Sagaert tells In Vivo how the firm hopes to deliver superior products for partners in the rapidly expanding RNA space.
Immuneel COO On Benchmarking The Firm’s CAR-T Against Mature, Global Data Sets
Immuneel’s COO, Dr Arun Anand, talks to Scrip about how things are shaping for the Indian start-up’s autologous CD19 directed CAR-T cell therapy and the ‘journey to be traversed’ on the pricing front. He believes India could potentially see cell therapies being commercialized in the next 12 to 18 months.
GSK CTO, Boehringer Exec On The Metaverse And Pharma’s Foot In The Door
Big pharma executives discuss the transformative potential of the metaverse in the life sciences segment and how things are shaping in the virtual world amid the hype. GSK’s senior VP and chief technology officer outlines to Scrip gains made deploying digital twins and bots.
CEPI CEO On Tackling The Next Pandemic Threat, F1 Pit Stop Operational Excellence
BioAsia 2023: CEPI's CEO, Dr Richard Hatchett, talks about viruses with pandemic potential, enhanced ‘spillover risk’ and delivering on operational excellence to get to the mission of having vaccines ready for initial authorization within 100 days of identification of a pandemic pathogen.
BioAsia 2023: Leaders from Novartis, Apple Talk Innovation, Tech, Data Privacy
BioAsia 2023 was a melting pot of ideas with Novartis's CEO and a senior executive from Apple, among others, discussing a range of topics including the potential of novel therapies and platforms such as siRNA and radioligand and also where things were headed as the union of technology and biotech drives new insights into biology and promises to help reimagine healthcare.