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Communicating clinical trial results effectively can improve public trust
12 January, 2018
Ambitious new EU guidance on transparency and disclosure aims to boost...
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Improving design of pre-clinical models for better outcome in clinical trials 12 January, 2018 The overwhelming majority of pharmaceuticals fail when tested on humans, particularly in oncology, where 95% of drugs tested in phase-I trials never make it to market. Kim Thomas...

Bringing together academia’s innovation and pharma’s resources 12 January, 2018 Tight budgets mean that combining the forces of academia’s innovation with pharma’s resources is happening with increasing frequency. Dr Christopher Milne, associate professor of...

Importance of clinical trial transparency 08 January, 2018 Trilogy Writing & Consulting’s Barry Drees and Lisa Chamberlain James explain how to communicate the results of clinical trials clearly to a lay audience, and stress the importance...

Connected health services and smart device solutions 03 November, 2017 Medicom, a Phillips-Medisize company, discusses the rise of smart device solutions and connected health services with World Pharmaceutical Frontiers, and focuses on how these tools...

Addressing the challenges of injectable biologic and wearable drugs 03 November, 2017 The use of injectable biologic therapies and wearables is rising. These drugs, however, present several challenges for manufacturers and patients; the large size of the molecules...

Lipid-based suspension can unlock new horizons in oral bioavailability 03 November, 2017 It might be an understudied and unfashionable delivery method, but lipid-based suspension could unlock new horizons in oral bioavailability. René Holm of Janssen Belgium talks to...

Procurement process automation necessary for pharma firms 03 November, 2017 When it comes to bringing automation into the procurement process, pharma companies are lagging behind. In fact, many firms resist adopting the new technologies made available...

Active and passive packaging solutions for ambient-temperature pharmaceuticals 03 November, 2017 Ambient temperature is a broad term when it comes to transporting medical products. It varies among countries and storage facilities, with particular requirements for different...

Using chemical tesging to track and trace counterfeit drugs 03 November, 2017 Michael Völlinger, programme manager and business process owner at Grünenthal for its global serialisation track and trace programme, explains to Andrew Putwain how the chemical...

Continuous manufacturing can improve quality in pharmaceutical industry 03 November, 2017 Moving from batch to novel production is no easy task. The same goes for building bridges between manufacturing processes, as well as the role and process of analytical...

Building confidence of pharma sector on air transport of temperature-sensitive products 03 November, 2017 Air cargo stakeholders are working hard to build the pharmaceutical industry’s confidence in its capacity to transport temperature-sensitive products. The International Air...

Prevention of temperature deviation in the pharma packaging 03 November, 2017 Philippe François, global head of supply chain management at Novartis, discusses budget allocation and temperature-maintenance visibility for the distribution process with...


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