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Reducing the Risk of Late-Stage Failure with In Silico Modeling

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

In silico modeling is arguably one of the hottest trends in life sciences R&D today. We know that bringing drug discovery to the desktop impacts cost. (more…)

Molecular Relatives: Prodrugs

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

I’m an avid sailor, and on our boat we have an amazing device known as a water-maker. It is probably one of the most useful pieces of equipment on board for long cruises, as it takes in sea water, and, through a process of reverse osmosis, provides potable drinking water. (more…)

Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases

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

Elsevier’s partnership with a UK charity Findacure started last year with a very touching and inspirational talk from Dr. Nick Sireau, a parent of two children diagnosed with alkaptonuria. Very soon after his first child was born, Nick found himself (more…)

Trail-blazing innovation – Seeking the new blockbuster

Posted on April 11th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

The Holy Grail of the 21st century, at least for pharmaceutical companies, is the one blockbuster drug that will reap rewards of $1Billion+ in peak sales. (more…)

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