Matthew Arnold

Principal Analyst

What’s in a name? Trademarking COVID-19 solutions

The brand name chosen for a vaccine or drug is more than a commercial matter. That’s why trademark analysts also assess for patient safety. Get the full story. Every vaccine and drug goes to market under a distinct brand name, and the COVID-19 vaccines and treatments are no different. “The pharmaceutical naming process is extremely […]

Engineering software to speed up the pandemic response

Xavi Moreno joined Clarivate well into the pandemic, where his technology skillset would soon make a difference in fighting the virus. Get the full story. Xavi Moreno took a roundabout path to working on products designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout childhood, the Barcelonian software engineer had wanted to be an eye doctor, so […]

A scientist tracking killers, from malaria to Sars-Cov-2

A parasitologist passionate about rare disease research, Shyama’s research has enabled scientific collaborations around the world. Get the full story. “I’m a woman of science,” said Shyama Ghosh, Senior Science Editor at Clarivate. “I come from a family of women of science,” she adds, proudly noting that her daughter is a newly-minted chemistry Ph.D. The […]

Forecasting the next moves of a fast-moving pandemic

As the pandemic tore across the world, principal epidemiologist Oliver Blandy knew he had the expertise and data to help fight COVID-19. Get the full story. Hunkered down in London as the COVID-19 pandemic tore across the world in the spring of 2020, Oliver Blandy found himself hoping that he would be tasked with putting […]

Amazon and Walmart wade into U.S. telehealth and digital pharmacy

The e–commerce giants’ evolving healthcare offerings could put pressure on drug makers, as well as PBMs and telehealth vendors Amazon’s healthcare ambitions have long been the subject of intense speculation – and not a little anxiety – for players throughout the sector. Amazon’s massive scale and world-beating digital capabilities give it the power to disrupt nearly any business it enters. So you could almost hear healthcare company CEOs taking a sharp breath and sitting up a little straighter when, in March, Amazon announced that it would offer its in-house health […]

Patient advocates speak out on partnering with life science companies

What does patient centricity mean from a patient’s point of view, and what kind of support do patient advocates need from life science companies? Three prominent patient advocates shared their perspectives. In 2010, Nick Sireau, a London-based father of two boys with the rare progressive genetic disease alkaptonuria (or AKU, also known as “Black bone […]