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Xuanyan Xu

Xuanyan Xu

Sr. Marketing Manager, Life Sciences Audience at Elsevier

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About the author: Seeing academic discoveries translated into life-changing applications is exciting--and, even more so, being a part of it. As a senior marketing manager for Life Sciences Audience, I bring a strong understanding of pharmaceutical industry needs, advancing technologies and customer insights to drive the product go-to-market strategy, planning and execution. Everything I write about here is geared towards issues that I deeply care about: open innovation, emerging approaches in data science and the evolving regulatory framework. Feel free to reach out to me about these topics. It is my desire to deliver my understanding and knowledge back to our communities.

Posts by Xuanyan Xu

New book illustrating disease pathways released

Posted on January 23rd, 2020 in Pharma R&D

Pathway models are critical to drug discovery and personalized medicine, as they help with analyzing the massive amounts of data and information that confront pharma researchers in today’s data-rich world. That’s why it’s more important than ever to gain a better understanding of molecular signaling biology and disease pathways. To that end, Elsevier has just published Disease Pathways: An Atlas of Human Disease Signaling Pathways.


Dr. Anton Yuryev discusses pathways and precision medicine at PMWC

Posted on January 16th, 2020 in Pharma R&D

Why is pathway and molecular signaling critical for precision medicine? Dr. Anton Yuryev, Consulting Director of Professional Services at Elsevier, will be addressing that question and more in a presentation at the Precision Medicine World Conference in Silicon Valley this month.


What excites you the most about the Life Sciences industry in 2020?

Posted on January 2nd, 2020 in Pharma R&D

Happy New Year! As 2020 begins, Elsevier’s Life Sciences team is thinking about the possibilities for our industry. Here are some of the things we are excited about as we enter the new year.


‘Tis the season to have your own pharma-themed film festival

Posted on December 23rd, 2019 in Pharma R&D

The warmest family celebration of the year is almost here! All my friends and colleagues around me have started thinking about the best ways to spend this year’s family gathering. Well, if you are like me—a geeky introvert who enjoys time alone—nothing goes better with family parties and eating huge amounts of food than relaxing on the couch and binge-watching movies and TV shows.


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