PharmaVentures Podcast Series, Edition 14

Listen as Andreas Katsiamides talks with Adrian Dawkes about the future of diagnostics and the impact on deals. They discuss:

  • Technological advances in diagnostics, such as artificial intelligence (AI), next-generation sequencing (NGS) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing
  • Its application to specific medical models and therapy areas – including personalised medicine, oncology, and Alzheimer’s
  • Key players in the area, and their commercial models
  • The importance of diagnostics working hand-in-hand with therapeutics
  • Licensing and M&A transactions, and the potential deal values in the future


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About the Interviewees:

Andreas Katsiamides is an Associate at PharmaVentures.

He has experience in Molecular Biology and Medical Diagnostics. Prior to joining PharmaVentures, Andreas worked in competitive intelligence consulting firms, supporting with commercial/competitor due diligence and opportunity and threat assessments across a range of therapy areas including oncology, personalised healthcare, and infectious and rare diseases.

Andreas holds a BSc in Molecular Genetics and Pharmacology and a PhD in Molecular Neurobiology, both from the University of King’s College London (UK).

About the Presenter:

Adrian Dawkes is a Managing Director at PharmaVentures and has been with the company since 2007. Adrian has led multiple consultancy, licensing and M&A mandates.

During his professional career, Adrian has significant multi-discipline expertise spanning research and development through to sales, marketing and business development. Adrian has over 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consultancy services sectors. Adrian holds a BSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in Immunochemistry.