18 Jun, 2014Outsourcing: Are You A Speedboat Or Ferry?


Outsourcing has proven to reduce costs while dramatically improving productivity of the drug discovery process. Primary benefits to outsourcing drug discovery include higher…

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18 Apr, 2014Outsourcing: The Name Of The Game


Outsourcing drug discovery and development has become the key to making the entire drug research process more efficient. Over the past few years,…

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31 Mar, 2014Assay Depot Raises $3 million in Series B Funding


Assay Depot released a press release announcing it raised $3 million in Series B Funds to “Grow Science as a Server” Platform. Assay…

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20 Mar, 2014The Trials of Rare Disease Clinical Research


While we previously discussed how rare disease research has dramatically increased in both academic and industrial research, clinical trials of potential rare disease…

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10 Mar, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Increased Applications


We previously discussed how there are software methods to screen for potential drug leads and researchers have been able to increase their drug…

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26 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Technologies and Methods


Previously, we discussed in part 1 of this series the growing significance of computational methods in drug discovery. Traditional drug discovery typically uses…

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18 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Traditional Methods Aren’t Enough!


Traditional drug discovery is expensive, inefficient, and has huge barriers to entry. Big pharmaceutical companies continue to struggle to cope with tight margins…

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23 Jan, 20143 Ways to Avoid Drowning in Big Data


This is the third in a three-part series by Dr. Heather Buschman on Big Data in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Check out…

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31 Dec, 2013CNS Therapeutics: Restrategizing Pharmaceutical Development


The need for CNS therapeutics is on the rise.  Neurological diseases are expected to increase steadily in the coming years.  Previously, we addressed…

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12 Nov, 2013Key factors in CRO selection Part 3: Evaluating CROs – company insights


Use of CROs in research and drug development in increasing.  ADDF shared their recommendations for navigating CRO selection 1.  We’ve summarized their insights…

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