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Embracing and Releasing the Power of Data

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

Big data have huge potential in pharmaceutical research, especially now that the technology to manage, mine and assess the vast amount of available information is catching up with the reality of researchers’ needs. Where it once would have taken many months to effectively trawl Continue reading “Embracing and Releasing the Power of Data” »

Computers + Chemistry: Some Thoughts from ACS San Diego

Posted on March 31st, 2016 by in Chemistry

I’ve just returned home from the 251st American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting and Exposition in San Diego. While recovering from my jet lag, Continue reading “Computers + Chemistry: Some Thoughts from ACS San Diego” »

Speeding up Science: How We Can Stop the Decline of Drug Production as Scientific Information Increases

Posted on October 28th, 2015 by in Chemistry

Every 9 years, scientific output is doubling and more information is being made available to the world’s top scientists. Contrary to common sense and public opinion, for every 1 billion invested in drug development, the number of drugs approved has been halved every 9 years, and approximately 70% of drugs sold in the US today are generics. Continue reading “Speeding up Science: How We Can Stop the Decline of Drug Production as Scientific Information Increases” »