Pharma R&D Today
Ideas and Insight supporting all stages of Drug Discovery & Development
Posted on June 28th, 2017 by Sherry WinterPharma R&D
Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Prima SungChemistry
For the designers and developers of Elsevier’s R&D Solutions, a major concern is ensuring that each solution makes the same level of searching or analytical power available to all users. The primary aim for the teams is to Continue reading “Leveling the Playing Field in Medicinal Chemistry” »
Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Betsy DavisPharma R&D
It’s been over a year since Elsevier first launched The Hive, and we are inspired by the results that we have seen from this venture. Through frequent blog posts and video interviews, we and everyone who followed the project have been able to see the progress made by the four participating companies: Continue reading “The Hive is open for 2017 applicants” »
Posted on June 21st, 2017 by J.-P. Clement MDPharmacovigilance
There is always a risk that any Pharmacovigilance (PV) activity, even executed with the highest business and ethical standards, and with the highest compliance results, could be challenged, sometimes many years later. As a member of a PV team, you may have to one day justify your actions in front of a group of plaintiff’s lawyers, Continue reading “The Liabilities of Pharmacovigilance Activities” »
Posted on June 19th, 2017 by Betsy DavisPharma R&D
It’s time to re-think our attitude towards rare diseases. Even though relatively few people suffer from any given rare disease, there are so many of these maladies that it’s a surprisingly large swath of the population that is actually victimized by them. Continue reading “So-Called Rare Diseases Are Too Common to Ignore” »
Posted on June 16th, 2017 by Matthew ClarkPharma R&D
Earlier this week, I was in Berlin, Germany speaking for the Elsevier Professional Services team at the Drug Discovery Summit (Monday, June 12, 15:30) at the Hotel Palace Berlin on informatics analyses to provide early warning for clinical issues from bioassay results. Continue reading “Connecting the data sources to understand the safety of bioactivities” »
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