03 Dec, 2013Harnessing Stem Cells for Drug Discovery: Part 2


How are stem cells advancing compound screening and analysis of drug-like properties? Stem cells are emerging as significant reagents in drug development pipelines. …

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20 Nov, 2013Harnessing Stem Cells for Drug Discovery: Part 1


Advances in Culturing Stem Cells Stem cells may hold the answer to one of the biggest medical challenges, replacing tissues and organs.  Exciting…

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14 Nov, 2013The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship: Clinical Diagnostics & Drug Development


Development of clinical diagnostics is a major target for pharmaceutical companies. Drug development is facing new challenges as it becomes more difficult to…

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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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07 Nov, 2013Key Factors in CRO Selection Part 2: Program Oversight


Contract research organizations (CROs) often have experience overseeing all aspects of a drug development program.  ADDF recently shared their insights on navigating CRO…

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29 Oct, 2013Outsourcing is Changing Pharmaceutical Research – A Conversation with Kevin Lustig on The Empowered Patient


Kevin Lustig was invited by The Empowered Patient Radio Show after they heard Kevin at the Tech Coast Angels quick pitch competition.  Kevin…

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24 Oct, 2013Key Factors in CRO Selection Part 1: Benefits of CRO use


Alternative strategies for approaching drug discovery and development have emerged in response to tightening budgets.  An appealing trend is the shift toward the…

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08 Oct, 2013The Way to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Part 3


Patient perspective (patient-centered outcomes) is a crucial element in addressing health and illness issues for individuals on therapy. In the final article in…

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03 Oct, 2013Reducing Drug Development Costs


Modern medicine has made incredible advances with treatments that have changed the prospects for many diseases.  The healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are essential for…

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26 Sep, 2013Patient-Centered Outcomes in the Clinic – Part 1


In different regulatory and research settings, it is now being realized that the need to consider patient-centered outcomes is paramount. We invited Dr Sandeep…

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