Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Mapi Pharma patent approved! Medical English Lesson

Israeli Startups are in the news again, this time in the medical field.  New drugs are being developed that will help patients have a better quality of life despite their illnesses.  One of the new drugs will help MS (Multiple sclerosis) patients. 

Read this article and prepare to discuss it with your English teacher 
http://www.israel21c.org/mapi-pharma-patents-new-ms-pain-relief-drugs/


Key Terms
"eye level"
pipeline
slow-release form
Informed by 
innovative drugs
injected 
 therapeutic agent 
novel form.
improves compliance 
 efficacy
formulation
collaborators
lucrative market
foreseeable future


Questions
How can these new drugs help patients?
Which is better once a week injection or once a month?
How long does it take to bring a new medication to the drug stores?
How many people does MAPI employ? 
What is so special about the CEO?
How did he decide to work on these particular drugs? 
How is this different from the usual way that products are developed?





Medical English Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 


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