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There’s No ‘I’ in Drug Development

There’s No ‘I’ in Drug Development

There’s No ‘I’ in Drug Development

Scientific collaborations between researchers, organizations and universities can help yield better results for patients.  ...

Predictive Modeling in Clinical Trials: A Data-Backed Crystal Ball

Predictive Modeling in Clinical Trials: A Data-Backed Crystal Ball

Predictive Modeling in Clinical Trials: A Data...

In the business world, financial modeling has long been the go-to tool to predict the future performance of a company or investment. Now with the growing availability of big data, the pharmaceutical industry is increasingly turning to predictive modeling for a variety of tasks, from identifying...

Artificial Intelligence: On a mission to Make Clinical Drug Development Faster and Smarter

Artificial Intelligence: On a mission to Make Clinical Drug Development Faster and Smarter

Artificial Intelligence: On a mission to Make...

Just as Industrial Revolution-era factory builders developed machines to mass-manufacture drugs once ground by hand, today’s pharmaceutical companies are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to both speed and smarten the work of clinical development. ...

Drug Makers Recruit Patients With Specific DNA for Precision Medicine Trials

Drug Makers Recruit Patients With Specific DNA for Precision Medicine Trials

Drug Makers Recruit Patients With Specific DNA...

Precision medicine is an evolving field focused on bringing more precisely targeted medicine to more precisely targeted patients. The goal is to identify specific subgroups of patients, and match them to a customized treatment that potentially could be transformative. Advances in genetic analysis...

Getting a Medicine to the Brain Is a Major Challenge in Drug Design: How This Scientist Solved It

Getting a Medicine to the Brain Is a Major Challenge in Drug Design: How This Scientist Solved It

Getting a Medicine to the Brain Is a Major...

For cancer patients who have been treated with a particular medicine for some time, one of the hurdles many of them face is the tumor developing a resistance to the medicine. It’s a cruel twist that can affect patients being treated for non-small cell lung cancer, which can mutate and begin...

‘Bucket Brigades’ Gone Rogue: A New Path to Shutting Down Cancer Growth

‘Bucket Brigades’ Gone Rogue: A New Path to Shutting Down Cancer Growth

‘Bucket Brigades’ Gone Rogue: A New Path to...

A critical pathway in our cells acts like a bucket brigade, efficiently passing on signals that control cellular growth. But what happens when one set of “hands” on the line goes rogue? ...

The Action-Packed Search for Stability: A Breakthrough in the Fight Against RSV

The Action-Packed Search for Stability: A Breakthrough in the Fight Against RSV

The Action-Packed Search for Stability: A...

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a major global childhood infectious disease without a vaccine, kills approximately 120,000 infants a year worldwide. It’s the most common reason infants are hospitalized. Additionally, RSV sickens millions of elderly people each year.  ...

Better, Faster, Smaller: How an Advance in Microfluidics Can Speed Up Drug Discovery

Better, Faster, Smaller: How an Advance in Microfluidics Can Speed Up Drug Discovery

Better, Faster, Smaller: How an Advance in...

Before preparing a new recipe for 20 guests at Thanksgiving, the smart cook starts small, making the dish for their immediate family to test things out before the big holiday dinner. What does a scientist do when attempting to discover a molecule that has the properties that potentially could be...

When Cancers Develop Resistance, ‘Stealthy’ Medicines Can Help

When Cancers Develop Resistance, ‘Stealthy’ Medicines Can Help

When Cancers Develop Resistance, ‘Stealthy’...

In the quest for better cancer therapies, Dr. Martin Edwards is one of the scientists on the frontlines informally known as “drug hunters.” His preoccupation these days is hunting for medicines that are more “stealthy” in their fight against cancer tumors—especially tumors that are resistant to...

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