Category Archives: Meetings
By Julian Upton | Published: June 20, 2012
CROs and pharma battled for the innovation crown at last week’s annual PCMG’s conference. Julian Upton reports. It’s rather refreshing, in these gloomy economic times, to attend an event that bucks the trend for austerity, and the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group (PCMG) annual conference last week certainly did that. For the last four years of its [...]
By Ben Comer | Published: June 11, 2012
Following his keynote address last week at the Financial Times US Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference in New York, Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter huddled into a corridor to speak with PharmExec about his agenda as incoming chairman of PhRMA, and how to fix innovation.
By Guest Blogger | Published: January 9, 2012
by Sarah Krüg In 2011, the patient’s clout as a stakeholder was firmly established, as reflected in several industry conferences. What’s next for the patient in 2012?
By Guest Blogger | Published: October 12, 2011
by Sarah Krüg Amidst yellow sandstone arches and California Mission Revival architecture, The Medicine 2.0 +Stanford Summit (otherwise known as the Fourth World Congress on Social Media and Web 2.0 in Health Medicine) set out on a three day journey to challenge its diverse audience to break down silos and expand beyond traditional boundaries. From a [...]
By Ben Comer | Published: June 22, 2011
Tom Abrams, director of FDA’s Division (soon to be Office) of Drug Marketing, Advertising & Communications (DDMAC), said that publishing social media guidelines for industry is the division’s “highest priority,” and that the document will be “published as soon as it’s vetted.”