Category Archives: Events

Key Clinical Trial Themes from DIA 2014

The Drug Information Association (DIA), one of the largest non-profit organizations supporting clinical research and drug development, held its 2014 annual meeting in San Diego last week. Applied Clinical Trials’ Moe Alsumidaie looks at three of the key themes from this year’s meeting: incorporating advocacy groups and patient voices in clinical research, breakthrough research applications, and […]
Also posted in Global, Guest Blog, Meetings, R&D, Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK Strengthens Drive to Tackle Dementia

The UK government pledged late last year that it would double funding for dementia research by 2025 (from £66m [US$112m] in 2015 to £122m [US$207m]), but today Prime Minister David Cameron spoke on the subject again in light of expert warnings that little progress is being made. At the first legacy event of the G8 […]
Also posted in Europe, Gene therapy, Global, healthcare | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Increase of Biosimilars Will Have “Negative Impact”

A new report from GlobalData states that the increase of biosimilars will have a negative impact on the biologics market after 2019. The report cites patent expirations of branded biologics and regulatory clarification as reasons for the prediction that biosimilars will capture the market share after 2019.
Also posted in Biotech, Gene therapy, Global | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

FDA Targets Online Pharmacies

By Melanie Sena, Pharmaceutical Technology. FDA, in partnership with other federal and international agencies, has  taken action against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to US consumers. FDA and the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) also conducted examinations at US-based international mail facilities, where many packages containing prescription drugs enter the US, […]
Also posted in leadership, Regulatory | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Go Digital From Get-Go: Boosting Patient Communication at Point of Care

In our final Q&A installment previewing next week’s iPharma2014 digital forum (May 8-9 in NYC), we spoke with Matthew Fanelli and John Kenyon of Time Inc.’s MNI Targeted Media Group, who will present on “Digital, Big Data, and the Point of Care—What You Need to Know to Improve Patient Communication.” Fanelli is senior VP, digital, […]
Also posted in E-Media, multimedia, Patient Communication, patient education, Strategy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Categories

  • Meta