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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” »

Drug Companies Collaborate to Take on the Opioid Crisis

Posted on November 8th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

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The opioid crisis in the US is now responsible for taking more American lives each year than car crashes. Continue reading “Drug Companies Collaborate to Take on the Opioid Crisis” »

Pharma on Mars: Getting Drugs Ready for Deep Space Travel

Posted on November 1st, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

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When we think of the challenges of space travel, we tend to focus on the technological aspects involving the difficulty of launch and landing, the structural integrity of the spacecraft and the basic safety of the astronauts. Continue reading “Pharma on Mars: Getting Drugs Ready for Deep Space Travel” »

The Drug Works, or Your Money Back – Guaranteed!

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

When we purchase clothes that don’t fit right, we can typically return them to the store for a refund. If your new electronic gadget doesn’t work right, you get your money back. There’s even a brokerage firm that will return fees if a customer isn’t satisfied. Continue reading “The Drug Works, or Your Money Back – Guaranteed!” »

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