Category: Neurology

Novartis and Pear Therapeutics to develop digital therapeutics for patients with schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis

Novartis has entered into a collaboration with Pear Therapeutics to develop novel prescription digital therapeutics, software applications designed to effectively treat disease and improve clinical outcomes for patients. The collaboration brings together Novartis expertise in biomedical research and clinical development with Pear’s leading experience in digital therapeutics design and implementation. http://www.worldpharmanews.com/novartis/4311-novartis-and-pear-therapeutics-to-develop-digital-therapeutics-for-patients-with-schizophrenia-and-multiple-sclerosis

Novartis launches first large-scale research study in multiple sclerosis that allows participants to contribute from smartphones

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Novartis announced today the launch of a mobile research study for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) that collects data via their smartphone, without the need for clinic visits. The study, Evaluation of Evidence from Smart Phone Sensors… http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/novartis-launches-first-large-scale-research-study-in-multiple-sclerosis-that-allows-participants-to-contribute-from-smartphones-300506716.html

Abarca Health And Biogen Announces Innovative Value-Based Contract For Multiple Sclerosis Therapies

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Abarca Health, a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and technology company that serves more than two million lives across the nation, has signed a value-based reimbursement contract with Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) for select products in… http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/abarca-health-and-biogen-announces-innovative-value-based-contract-for-multiple-sclerosis-therapies-300495565.html