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Will 2017 be a Black Swan year?

Posted on February 6th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

A few years ago, I sat with some friends aiming to make predictions for the year ahead. Our goal was to see how close we could get, with a plan to review the following new year. We made several predictions for the world of science Continue reading “Will 2017 be a Black Swan year?” »

Trail-blazing innovation – Seeking the new blockbuster

Posted on April 11th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

The Holy Grail of the 21st century, at least for pharmaceutical companies, is the one blockbuster drug that will reap rewards of $1Billion+ in peak sales. Continue reading “Trail-blazing innovation – Seeking the new blockbuster” »

Outside Perspectives Beget Better Outcomes

Posted on January 26th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

My favorite quote about why drug discovery, despite very productive decades of productivity and innovation, has seemed to have reached the drought is from Ashutosh Jogalekar in Scientific American blog: Continue reading “Outside Perspectives Beget Better Outcomes” »