Category Archives: R&D
By Marylyn Donahue | Published: October 17, 2014
The Baltic States with its appropriate population size, sufficient infrastructure, and experienced and motivated investigators, make it an attractive choice for a clinical trial. In this article, Doatas Grina, Indre Tutlyte and Auudius Sveikata, PhD, that ran in the February 2013 issue of Applied Clinical Trials, presents a persuasive case for the area’s present desirability as well as […]
By Pharm Exec | Published: October 15, 2014
A report released on this week by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), “Researching Cancer Medicines: Setbacks and Stepping Stones,” highlights the number of investigational cancer medicines that did not succeed in clinical trials and how these so-called “failures” are a crucial part of the drug development process.
By Pharm Exec | Published: September 29, 2014
Hemispherx Biopharma (Philadelphia, PA) has announced a set of research collaborations designed to develop “therapeutic cocktails against Ebola which may potentially overcome the emergence of drug resistance due to Ebola virus mutation”.
By Guest Blogger | Published: September 23, 2014
It is estimated that applying big data strategies could potentially generate up to $100 billion in value annually across the US healthcare systems, specifically by optimizing innovation and improving the efficiency of research and clinical trials. With the advent of global CROs entering into the capital intensive sector of healthcare reimbursements, supporting pharmaceutical and biotech […]
By Jill Wechsler | Published: September 17, 2014
Up until a few months ago, there was little industry interest or public support for developing vaccines and treatments to combat the Ebola virus. Now the rush is on to launch clinical trials of therapies with some potential effectiveness against the disease. The situation has also encouraged FDA and regulatory authorities to facilitate these efforts […]