Tag Archives: Research

On the Record: Colleen McHorney’s Next Step Agenda on Medication Adherence

PharmExec sat down with Colleen A. McHorney, PhD, former Senior Scientist at Merck’s U.S. Outcomes Research to review her long record of scientific research on adherence in advance of her retirement last month. McHorney highlights the cyclical nature of engagement on adherence programs, technology’s inherent inadequacies, the need to study the provider as well as […]
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Witty Touts GSK Pipeline in 4th Quarter Review

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New Coalition Takes on Neglected Tropical Diseases

A new coalition for sharing pharma IP takes aim at the increasing burden of neglected tropical diseases in the developing world. According to the World Health Organization, neglected tropical diseases affect more than one billion of the world’s poorest 2.7 billion people. Many of these diseases, which can cause blindness and other debilitating symptoms, have […]
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Alzheimer’s Test Offers Early Diagnosis

Image via Wikipedia A research team in Belgium discovered a new test that has proven successful at identifying patients that are developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report published in the Archives of Neurology on Tuesday. The study took spinal fluid from patients with varying levels of cognitive memory and looked for a specific protein […]
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Industry and FDA Brace for Change

While the convention floor of the 46th annual meeting of the Drug Information Association bustled with the usual vendors touting the latest and greatest clinical trial technology, the panels (particularly those that featured FDA members) had a remarkably somber tone. The main refrain was: “Things are going to change and everyone must step up or […]
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