25 Aug, 2014Drug Discovery Collapse: How to Fix Irreproducible Research?


Drug discovery, ever a challenge, can be likened to a tall structure. The upper stories rely on the stability of the floors below…

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07 Jul, 2014Why Do Powerful Cancer Drugs Fail?


It’s a sad story that everyone is familiar with: A patient takes one or more well-known cancer drugs, and they work — for…

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23 Jun, 2014Human Genetics Lights the Way for Innovative Drug Discovery


The vast majority of compounds that enter clinical trials fail to make it through. The result: few drugs, plenty of bills. The consensus…

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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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22 May, 2014ENABLE: Pushing Antibiotic Drug Discovery Forward


How difficult can antibiotic drug discovery be? Some of those struggling with their drug discovery projects in other areas might find themselves envying…

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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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15 May, 2014Driving Over the Drug Development Valley of Death


It’s a long, hard road that begins with the identification of a promising drug candidate and ends with its introduction to the marketplace….

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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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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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