Janet Stewart, MSc,  —

Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.

Articles by Janet Stewart

FDA Acts to Advance Potential Inhaled Treatment of Resistant Bacteria Tied to Lung Infections

BIOC51, a potential nitric oxide-based treatment of chronic pulmonary infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF),was awarded special status to promote and speed its development, Novoclem Therapeutics announced. BIOC51 was granted what is known as Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), whose incentives include priority review…

Vizient Awards Alcresta Contract for Relizorb, Which Helps CF Patients Digest Healthy Fats

Vizient, which calls itself the nation’s “largest member-driven health care performance improvement company,” has awarded a contract for  Alcresta’s Relizorb — a product that helps with the digestion of healthy fats in serious diseases such as cystic fibrosis (CF). The Relizorb (immobized lipase) cartridge contains an enzyme that breaks down fats in tube…