Biological Medicines

Welcome to the Biological Medicines section of the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre. This section includes content which discusses their benefits, how they differ from small molecule medicines, the importance of pharmacovigilance and more.

What is a Biological Medicine?

What is a Biological Medicine?

Discover the growing importance that biological medicines are now playing, what they are made of, how they are produced and what they can treat.

Benefits of Biological Medicines

Benefits of Biological Medicines

Explore the benefits of biological medicines such as increased patient survival, reduced side effects and improved prevention strategies such as the HPV vaccine.

Development and Manufacturing of Biological Medicines

Development and Manufacturing of Biological Medicines

Read about the process in which biological medicines are produced through the use of recombinant DNA technology.

The Clinical Challenges with Biological Medicines

The Clinical Challenges with Biological Medicines

Biological medicines face significant challenges, mostly due to their prohibitive cost which limits their accessibility.