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Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by 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. Continue reading “Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition” »

Inside the Incubators of Innovation

Posted on February 15th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

2017 is well under way, and Arctic Pharma has big plans for the year. For one thing, we will be focused on submitting our provisional patents. We will also be working on performing toxicology studies on our best compounds. Continue reading “Inside the Incubators of Innovation” »

Arctic Pharma CEO Talks Early-Stage Research

Posted on December 27th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

One of the amazing things about doing early-stage research is that it can often take you in unexpected directions. Claudia Bøen was working as a scientist on developing a male contraceptive for Spermatech when their team found that a compound they were working with killed certain cancer cells. Continue reading “Arctic Pharma CEO Talks Early-Stage Research” »

The Hive Welcomes Promising Cancer Treatments

Posted on October 20th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

Drug discovery and development was once a very secretive process where the major industry players were intent on keeping their research to themselves in order to stay competitive.

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