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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!” »

The Intersection of Pharma and Tech: Digital Pharma

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

For years, the pharmaceutical or biopharma industry and the information technology (IT) sector seemed to be more or less separate entities. This has certainly changed in more recent times. Continue reading “The Intersection of Pharma and Tech: Digital Pharma” »

Impact of Precision Medicine and Genomics on Patient Treatment

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by 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.

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Advancing the Development and Clinical Use of Biomarkers

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

Biomarker-based patient selection for clinical trials, a hallmark of precision medicine, is gaining traction. On Monday June 6, a team of researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting and in an online paper in JAMA Oncology that biomarker selection results in better outcomes in Phase l trials. Continue reading “Advancing the Development and Clinical Use of Biomarkers” »

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