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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.  

Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M Compounds Used to Investigate Potential Medicines

Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M Compounds Used to Investigate Potential Medicines

Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M...

For scientists seeking to create new medicines, the building blocks of their therapeutic ingenuity are often found in the existing substances that their colleagues and predecessors have created through decades of painstaking research. That’s one reason it’s awe-inspiring to behold the 4 million...

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Sugar-coating can put a positive spin on things. But when it comes to some bacteria that cause diseases such as meningitis and pneumonia, their sugar coating is among the traits that make them so dangerous to humans

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