Pharma R&D Today
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Director, Corporate Markets Marketing, Elsevier
About the author:
An experienced and passionate global marketing leader in creating useful, usable and enjoyable customer experiences. I started my career as a researcher and after joining Elsevier, I have had the opportunity to get closer to the fascinating world of Life Sciences, which I now use to identify and further explore key issues such as data as a service, AI, data extraction and personalized medicine. My goal is to engage with my audience and support knowledge sharing and discussion.
Posts by Ann-Marie Roche
Posted on May 18th, 2021 in Pharma R&D
The global focus on the development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines over the past year has been a reminder that there are still many other diseases for which the world has long sought a vaccine. Since 1998, May 18 has been observed as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (also known as World AIDS Vaccine Day) by advocates, healthcare professionals, and communities dedicated to HIV prevention and vaccine research, with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) often taking the lead in its observance. HIV Vaccine Awareness Day provides a good opportunity for vaccine developers to provide updates on research efforts with articles, webinars, and special events.(more…)
Posted on April 30th, 2021 in Chemistry
The insights only found in patents can provide a crucial competitive advantage for innovative companies. In response to customer demand, Elsevier recently announced a major expansion of the patent content available to users of Reaxys, our chemistry information solution. Users can now get relevant patents for pharma and chemical R&D from 105 patent offices and 170 IPC classes. This also includes English language translations of foreign-language patents, which is important given that scientific advances are being made every day all across the globe.(more…)
Posted on April 20th, 2021 in Chemistry
The Reaxys PhD Prize is a global competition that recognizes accomplished young chemists for their innovative research. The only requirements to participate are that one must be in the process of completing a PhD, or recently have completed one – and it can be in any discipline of chemistry.
For 10 years now, Elsevier has been proud to promote exciting research from early-career scientists through this competition (read about the 10th anniversary symposium) and is also honored to be able to help them do this important work through the use of tools like Reaxys.(more…)
Posted on April 13th, 2021 in Chemistry
If there is one thing we at Elsevier have learned over the last 10 years of hosting the Reaxys PhD Prize, it’s that there are many different paths to research success. We have seen incredible work from scientists coming from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, and that was again evident with our three winning finalists for the 2020 Reaxys PhD Prize.(more…)