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Decoding the Mind-Blowingly Complex Logistics of Supplying Experimental Medicines for Clinical Trials

Decoding the Mind-Blowingly Complex Logistics of Supplying Experimental Medicines for Clinical Trials

Decoding the Mind-Blowingly Complex Logistics...

Ever wonder how researchers keep human bias out of clinical trials? Or how the millions of units of experimental medicine that go to patients all over the globe are tracked? It starts even before the medicines are shipped out. ...

How a Former Neuroscience Researcher Is on a Mission to Close the Diversity Gap in Clinical Trials (Q&A)

How a Former Neuroscience Researcher Is on a Mission to Close the Diversity Gap in Clinical Trials (Q&A)

How a Former Neuroscience Researcher Is on a...

When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave a presentation on diversity in clinical trials, Dr. Ricardo Rojo wasn’t surprised to hear that — at least for medicines where gender is not overtly relevant — research participants today are predominantly white men. ...

How Preparing a Drug for FDA Approval Requires the Mind of a Scientist and Strategist

How Preparing a Drug for FDA Approval Requires the Mind of a Scientist and Strategist

How Preparing a Drug for FDA Approval Requires...

Regulatory experts draw upon both scientific and strategic thinking to shepherd new drugs to the finish line. ...

Prized Research Skill? Fluency in Computer Science and Biology

Prized Research Skill? Fluency in Computer Science and Biology

Prized Research Skill? Fluency in Computer...

How Computational Biology Is Driving Treatment Breakthroughs ...

In Search of a Smarter Pill Package

In Search of a Smarter Pill Package

In Search of a Smarter Pill Package

Patients fail to take medicine correctly at an alarming rate. It’s part of a packaging scientist’s job to improve compliance.  ...

4 High-Tech Tools That Help Investigators Detect Counterfeit Medicines

4 High-Tech Tools That Help Investigators Detect Counterfeit Medicines

4 High-Tech Tools That Help Investigators...

The issue of counterfeit medicines has been an enduring problem, especially in lower income countries, where an estimated 10 to 30 percent of medicines sold are believed to be counterfeit, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Making sure those counterfeit...

Advanced Culture: Making More ‘Life-Like’ Cellular Models

Advanced Culture: Making More ‘Life-Like’ Cellular Models

Advanced Culture: Making More ‘Life-Like’...

Thanks to recent advances in cell culturing techniques, scientists are now working with much more realistic cellular models earlier on in the drug discovery process. 

This Scientist's Life: Rosemary Orciari

This Scientist's Life: Rosemary Orciari

This Scientist's Life: Rosemary Orciari

Rosemary Orciari surived non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma as a child and became inspired to purse a science career. Today, Rosemary works in PharmSci Quality Assurance to assess medicines for clinical trial use, where she manages a team that makes sure that “every dose of clinical medicine is...

This Scientist's Life: Judith Absalon

This Scientist's Life: Judith Absalon

This Scientist's Life: Judith Absalon

Meet Judith Absalon, a Senior Director in Vaccines Clinical Research at Pfizer’s Pearl River, N.Y., research site. As a global clinical lead, she’s the head doctor that oversees the clinical trial process when a new vaccine candidate is tested in people.  

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