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Sherry Winter

Sherry Winter

Senior Solution Marketing Manager

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About the author: As a Senior Solution Marketing Manager at Elsevier, Sherry is responsible for delivering insights on markets and customers, messaging, positioning and thought leadership for life science solutions, including PharmaPendium, that enable Drug Discovery and Development and Pharmacovigilance. Sherry has a PhD in Medical Genetics from the University of Toronto, Canada and has several years of experience in life science marketing and communications, having worked at QIAGEN in Hilden, Germany before joining Elsevier and also in Research Communications at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. Prior to this, Sherry performed research at cancer institutes in both Canada and the US.

Posts by Sherry Winter

Translational Medicine, Data Access and Pharmaceutical Innovation

Posted on January 17th, 2018 in Pharma R&D

Some of the early seeds of translational medicine were planted in 1992 when the U.S. National Cancer Institute introduced a program designed to improve and accelerate the knowledge exchange between basic and clinical science. (more…)

Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition

Posted on December 4th, 2017 in Pharma R&D

In a piece featured in the PharmaTimes, Katrina Megget points out the sad state of affairs when it comes to clinical trials, highlighting some appalling stats on the frequent failure to reach enrollment targets (in some cases, not finding any patients at all) and the tendency for studies to go on far longer than anticipated. (more…)

Why a reliable FAERS searching capability is essential for pharma companies

Posted on October 27th, 2017 in Pharmacovigilance

In the description of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), the agency states that “voluntary and mandatory reporting plays an important role in the FDA’s post-market safety monitoring.” (more…)

Streamlining Detection Strategies for Signal Detection

Posted on September 29th, 2017 in Pharma R&D

Widespread underreporting is often cited as a factor that curtails the analytical value of data from spontaneous reporting systems. Voluntary submission of reports is a core feature of these systems but it also means that not all events suspected to be associated with a medicinal product are documented and brought to the attention of authorities and marketing authorization holders – (more…)

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