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Three ways to reduce the cost of precision medicine

Posted on March 12th, 2019 by in Pharma R&D

In December 2018, the FDA announced it has formally recognized a public database containing genomic information, a huge milestone in the evolving field of precision medicine. Now researchers can use this information to validate their tests instead of having to generate their own data.

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Quantitative Proteomics: A Major Piece in the Precision Medicine Puzzle

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Our genetic make-up, where we live and how we live, are all important factors to consider when we are dealing with disease. For a very long time, medicine has mostly been designed to treat the sickness without much thought to the individual who has it. (more…)

As The Hive Evolves, More Companies Prepare to Join the Program

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

This year, four companies working in early-stage drug development were able to power their efforts with an array of Elsevier tools by participating in The Hive. Now, more promising pharma and biotech start-ups are in the process of entering into The Hive (more…)

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. (more…)

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