08 Sep, 2014Protocols.io: Crowdsourcing Scientific Protocols


Anyone who has taken a general laboratory class knows that the lab manual has multiple protocols that one follows in order to complete…

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14 Aug, 2014Innovation Goes Front and Center in Drug Discovery


“Innovation” is suddenly the word on everybody’s lips.  Pfizer launched “Centers for Therapeutic Innovation”, Johnson and Johnson followed with their “Innovation Centres” and…

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29 May, 2014Improve R&D Pipeline in Big Pharma with the 5R Framework


With the rise of next-generation sequencing and the increase of big data, scientists have gained a deeper understanding of various diseases. So it…

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27 May, 2014Public-Private Drug Development Collaborations Are Needed for Successful Innovation


The key to fighting chronic diseases is connecting the multitude of scientific and technological advances to diagnostics and therapeutics. Experts have recognized that…

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20 May, 2014Novel Partnerships For Biomarker Identification As Drug Targets


We previously discussed some of the failures in drug discovery for several chronic diseases. Now, we explore the partnerships that have been created…

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13 May, 2014Failure of Drug Development Programs for Chronic Diseases


With the increasing need for effective drug development for chronic diseases, collaborations and partnerships between private and public sectors are formed. We invited…

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07 May, 2014Another Supporter of Open Science: Johnson & Johnson Releases Clinical Trial Data


Recently, open science has been making major strides in the news. Sure, people have been clamoring for full disclosure and availability of journal…

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05 May, 2014How Misleading Are The High Drug Prices?


“The $1000 Pill.” “The Quest: $84,000 Miracle Cure Costs Less Than $150 to Make.” “A Billion a Year for Costly Drug Treatment.” These…

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28 Apr, 2014Important Discovery In Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma By A Teen Patient


Elena Simon is just an average teenage girl, one who enjoys dancing and acting, and plans on attending Harvard in the fall to…

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15 Apr, 2014Assay Depot named as finalist for the Dealmakers of the Year Award


The Fermanian School of Business and the Fermanian Business and Economic Institute held their annual Business Breakfast honoring the Dealmakers of the Year…

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