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Emerging Pharma Leader: Joerg Ahlgrimm, Baxter BioScience

By the middle of 2015, global healthcare giant Baxter International Inc. is expected to officially split off its BioScience business, establishing the unit as an independent, innovation-focused biotechnology company. Helming the operational component of these pursuits will be Joerg Ahlgrimm, 41, the division’s current vice president of operations and global supply chain. Ahlgrimm was appointed […]
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Medtech: Employment Up, Industry “Picking Up Steam”

Medtech employment remained steady in last year with most medical device makers experiencing an increase in their workforce, according to a new jobs report published by EP Vantage. Of the top 15 device makers, only three experienced a reduction in headcount and two of those were due to companies spinning off their respective pharmaceutical operations, […]
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Lilly and BI Close In On Diabetes Market Lead

With the recent approval of Jardiance in the US, Eli Lilly and partner Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) “have taken another step towards owning the most comprehensive diabetes portfolio in the industry”, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
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Risk and Innovation in Biopharma: A CEO’s Perspective

In this Applied Clinical Trials article, Kadmon CEO Dr. Sam Waksal talks about the importance of imagination for innovation, current business risks in biopharma, and applying understanding to the concept of Big Data. Click here for the article.
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Big Data in the Pharma R&D Landscape

Big Data and the mindset that comes with it will have a fundamental impact on how pharmaceutical research will be conducted in the future, writes Peter Tormay. Innovation is the corner stone of the pharmaceutical industry. Unfortunately, the industry as a whole is not very good at it. For the last two decades the approval […]
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