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Paying for the Future of Medicine

Is the hallmark of innovation higher drug prices? The three leading justifications for sticker-shocking drug prices in the US, from the biopharma perspective, are: 1) it costs a lot to bring a drug to market;* 2) drugs – even very expensive ones – are cheaper in the long run since they prevent complications, hospitalizations and […]
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Eight Ingredients for a Successful Oncology Drug Development Recipe

by Matthew Cook and Sebastien Morisot In light of the risks and challenges inherent in the development of oncologics, some biopharma companies are beginning to question whether oncology remains an attractive therapeutic area in which to invest limited research, development, and commercialization resources.
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Strategic Development Partnerships: Preparing for Inevitable Challenges

by Sydney Rubin It’s hardly news that biopharmaceutical companies today face increasing pressure to innovate, produce, improve efficiency and quality, and reduce costs – all while keeping up with an evolving regulatory environment and getting patients better treatments and outcomes.
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Antibiotics Discovery: Time for a ‘Manhattan Project’

by Susan Crowley The innovative pharmaceutical industry is under attack from critics around the world for failing to develop new antibiotics to treat emerging infections. The charge has been furthered by statements from World Health Organization (WHO) director Margaret Chan. In 2012, she warned that bacteria were starting to become so resistant to common antibiotics […]
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The United Kingdom: Rx for America's Pharma Tax Blues?

by Tom Norton The dizzying flurry of press releases from both Pfizer Inc. and AstraZeneca over a possible PFE acquisition of AZN have Rx experts on both sides of the Atlantic buzzing… From the US side, the most frequent thing that I have heard over the last 48 hours is, “You have got to be […]
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