The Emergence of Serum-Free Cell Culture Media – Blood-Free Chemically Defined Components

In the past two decades, pharmaceuticals have seen a dramatic change as they have transitioned from preventative, synthetic pills, and vaccinations to curative biologics and biosimilars. While preventative medicines still exist, gene therapy, cell therapy, and RNA therapeutics set a new standard for the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Today’s biopharmaceuticals date to 1665 with the discovery of the …