Morphine

Isys CEO resigns; job news at Merck and BI

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Isys CEO resigns; job news at Merck and BI

By Fiona BARRY

The head of the company under investigation for the marketing practices of the opioid painkiller Subsys Fentanyl has resigned.

Home-brew morphine: Is opiate production about to get way too easy?

Home-brew morphine: Is opiate production about to get way too easy?

By Zachary Brennan

Access to yeast strains modified to produce opiates for cheaper, more effective pain meds must be strictly controlled according to researchers who warn that stopping criminals using such API manufacturing routes to make illegal narcotics is vital.