Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

Life Science News, November 12th 2013

A New Type of Microbe Has Been Discovered in Two Distant Clean Rooms.

The way I see it, there are two types of people;

Global Top 10 Most Expensive Prescription Medicines


1. Ravicti: $794,000 per year – Ravicti is used to treat urea cycle disorders (UCD), genetic diseases that prevent the body from getting rid of ammonia.

Horizon Pharma – Horizon have an office in Dublin city centre which focuses on CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organisation) Management and other centralised services.



2. Spinraza: $750,000 per year – this drug is used for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) drug Spinraza

Biogen – the only company on this list without a direct presence in Ireland. Come on, Biogen, we don’t bite!