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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06 Mar, 2014CDD’s 10th Anniversary Community Meeting: Celebrating 10 Years of Collaborative Drug Discovery


Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) is hosting their users and community meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco on Friday…

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16 Jan, 20143 Bottlenecks Keeping Big Data from Big Results


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

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29 Jan, 2013Pharmaceutical Innovation: Incubators and Collaboration


Pharmaceutical innovation doesn’t just happen because a lot of money is thrown at it or the company has been restructured. It requires a setting that promotes new research and collaboration amongst brilliant scientists. Incubators support entrepreneurs by providing support resources and close working space with similar minded individuals, a concept which has taken off for tech companies in Silicon Valley. The idea is being embraced by Pharma, as we briefly discussed as an alternative way of pharmaceutical innovation to mergers and acquisitions.

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15 Jan, 2013Pharmaceutical Innovation: Structure and Alliances


“Pharmaceutical Innovation” is a broad term that can encompass and affect any step of the drug discovery and development process, so how exactly…

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