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Posted on December 4th, 2017 by Sherry Winter 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” »
Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Xuanyan Xu in Pharmacovigilance
Healthcare has been in the spotlight for much of the year so far, as Congress has wrestled with the difficult question of how to make it both better and more affordable.
Posted on August 26th, 2016 by Dr. Makarand Jawadekar, Ph.D in Chemistry
In January of 2015, President Barack Obama launched the Precision Medicine Initiative, which brought to the forefront the growing understanding and need for individually tailored and customized treatments for patients.
Posted on May 19th, 2016 by Ros Cheetham 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. Continue reading “Molecular Relatives: Prodrugs” »