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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 Importance of Selecting The Most Promising Drug Target

Posted on September 27th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

The growing economic pressure due to late-stage drug approval failures has been forcing drug discovery and development scientists to adapt their strategies in order to increase their chances of success. Continue reading “The Importance of Selecting The Most Promising Drug Target” »

Assessing DDI Risk in the Digital Age

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

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In their 2012 Drug Regulations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that “pharmacokinetic interactions between an investigational new drug and other drugs should be defined during drug development.”

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The Power of Two in Lead Optimization

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by in Chemistry

The rise of in silico approaches has revolutionized early drug discovery, making it possible to model the potential in vivo behaviors of large numbers of compounds, delve deep into their bioactive and chemical properties, Continue reading “The Power of Two in Lead Optimization” »

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