Tag Archives: Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

More Than Half of US Approved Drugs Developed by Collaborating Companies

According to the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development R&D Management Report, more than half of all new drugs approved in the US between 2000 and 2011 were developed by companies that collaborated in one form or another with other entities. The report is based on insights gathered at an executive roundtable of […]
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Social Media Raise Concerns for Marketers, Trial Sponsors

While biopharmaceutical companies are using websites and third-party postings to provide information on medical products — despite a host of regulatory issues — social media use is in its infancy related to the design and conduct of clinical trials. A recent report from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (http://csdd.tufts.edu) finds that […]
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Pharma Must Adopt New Development Paradigms, Says Tufts Report

Change has never been the word most associated with pharma. Irrespective of a record-breaking number of newly approved drugs over the last two years, a new report just out warns that continued growth is not sustainable unless R&D efficacies at drug companies are addressed and new paradigms adopted. As clinical trials continue to improve their […]
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Paring the Fat in Clinical Trials

Is too much irrelevant data slogging the pace to registration? Conclusions of a Pharm Exec May 15 Roundtable on finding ways to build efficiencies into an increasingly costly and complex clinical trials process have been bolstered by new research from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. Based on extensive survey data drawn […]
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Talkback from Tufts: Defending R&D Costs

by Joe DiMasi, director of economic analysis, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development William Looney’s posting for this blog, “Calculating the Cost of R&D: Defending Tufts Research” (January 11, 2012), raises a number of interesting and important points.  Both the posting and the working paper by F.M. Scherer on which the posting was […]
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