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This 3-part webinar series is specifically geared toward the non-science professional who needs to better understand industry terminology, science, techniques and issues. This series provides an overview of the science and technology used to enable discovery and the processes scientists use to discover new therapeutics. Download now.
BBK Worldwide hosts a webinar exploring this new connected health model and its impact on clinical research. Join their expert panel, which includes mHealth experts from BBK Worldwide, Oracle and Empatica, and learn key strategies for successful implementation. Registration is free – click here.
Biopharma companies can never eliminate the risk of supply chain disruption, but they can prevent some problems and prepare themselves for others. Knowing every company in the supply chain--from tier one down--and having contingency plans in place are essential steps to foreseeing and responding to disruptions. Maps of supply chain risks give companies this knowledge. Register Now!
Using the full design space poly(vinyl acetate) provides in the formulation of directly compressible sustained release tablets
In this webinar, Thorsten Cech will present the huge release design space that poly(vinyl acetate) provides for directly compressible sustained release formulations. Register today to watch now!
This webinar will address the impact of medication non-adherence in clinical trials. Accurate adherence measurement is necessary to evaluate a compound's true potential and increase the likelihood of a successful trial outcome. Register to Watch Now!
While virtualization is widely used in commercial enterprise environments, it has not to date played any significant role in High Performance Computing (HPC). During this webinar we discuss the promises and challenges in this new, emerging area. Register to watch now!
Interest in using electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) on smart devices is on the rise. In this webinar, Emily Cantrell and Becky Baggett will share lessons learned working on a large phase 3 pain study that utilizes ePRO on tablet devices. Register to Watch Now!
This webinar is the first in a series that explores insights and approaches to attaining drug supply integrity while addressing the challenges of disconnected, opaque supply networks and Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) regulatory compliance. Register to watch now!
This webinar will explore capsules' utility in a range of applications, including bioavailability enhancement, modified release, pediatric solutions, & fixed dose combinations. Learn more about how capsules enable rapid advancement of products built on QbD principles and supported by PAT. Register to watch now!
Join Pegasystems and Telerx to learn how the Pega platform is being utilized to support a multi-tenant client environment to engage patients during all phases of a product's life cycle, through a central touchpoint. Register to Watch Now!
Maximizing the Value of Real World Evidence – How Life Sciences Organizations Can Benefit from Health Analytics
This webinar will bring together pharmaceutical executives and data-analytics experts to explain the basics of using data in health settings, the technology available for sifting through real-world data, and effective strategies for putting the data to work for the company. Reserve Your Spot Today!
Scientific workflows like light-sheet microscopy and next generation sequencing are pushing research groups to develop new methods to deal with such data-intensive instrumentation. Current, mostly serialized analysis pipelines can often take days to run and often there is no 'right analysis'. Reserve today to watch now!
It's time to transition your molecule discovery to a commercial drug launch. This guide is your roadmap for arriving at your desired destination quickly and without making costly mistakes along the way. Download now.
Lessons-learned from Executing Complex Medical Device Trials - Special focus on Cardiovascular Device
Medpace uses its vast experience in CV trials as a backdrop to discuss the critical factors for designing and executing studies for complex and high-risk medical devices. Register to Watch Now!
Join this webinar to take part of the discussion evolving nature of metadata along with recent advancements and approaches developed by the IRODS Consortium and its members to capture, manage, and use meta-data to enable life science research workflows. Reserve today to watch now!
Regulatory authority meetings require strategic preparation to ensure a successful outcome. In this webinar, Lauren Neighbours, Clinical Research Scientist, and Dana Minnick, Regulatory Scientist, discuss how to approach FDA meetings to get the most benefit for your development program. Register to Watch Now!
Biopharma R&D, from drug discovery through to late-phase clinical trials, suffers from two fundamental, near industry-threatening problems: It is too slow and too expensive. Something has to change. Fortunately for the industry, tools and tactics that can shave time and money from drug development already exist. Download this eBook to learn more.
On March 6, 2015, 5 years after the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 was signed into law, the FDA finally approved a biosimilar drug. Although the approval capped the FDA's years-long process to establish a pathway for biosimilars, experts question whether much has actually changed for the prospects of getting biosimilars to market in the U.S. Download this eBook to learn more.
This webinar will summarize the core scientific concepts needed to develop a global observational study protocol that describes or evaluates a therapeutic treatment in patients under conditions of usual care, in terms of clinical, humanistic and economic outcomes for a variety of key stakeholders. Register to watch now!
This webinar will demonstrate how government contracts differ in the marketplace. Business cases from the HHS - Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and the DOD will provide a thorough understanding to navigate this landscape of management, legality, contracts, and oversight. Reserve Your Spot Today!
At first glance, the TMF reference model seems daunting, especially for smaller companies. In this webinar, Kristen Snipes and Missy Lavinder share tips and tricks for making the process manageable based on their own recent experience implementing the model. Register to Watch Now!
Over the past few years a series of events have crystallized fears about data security into solid intel on real and significant threats against biopharma businesses. And yet, with biopharma globalizing and disaggregating, companies cannot afford to shut off from the world. This is the dilemma faced by biopharma CIOs in 2015. Download today!
Oral dose development is the goal of many drug developers. The translation of a drug-design concept to the delivered oral dose can be complicated, and understanding the needs of drug company clients, as well as patients and doctors, is a vital part of the process. Download this eBook to learn more.
The industry-wide Paperless TMF Survey seeks to understand the drivers, benefits, and barriers to moving to paperless clinical trials. An annual survey, it also provides insight into trends over time and the life sciences industry's adoption of electronic trial master files (eTMFs).
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As the knowledge of the basic biology behind disease increases, and as drugs become more advanced, delivery challenges increase for oral and other formulations. Because of this, delivery solutions need to become more sophisticated and more effective. Download this eBook to learn more.
Throughout the history of cancer drug development, researchers have tried to make treatments more specific, reducing the side effects and increasing the efficacy. The next step in this process is the move towards therapies that are not only tailored to each individual, but that also target tumors and nothing else. Download this FierceBiotech eBook to learn more.
Life used to be simpler for pharma commercialization teams. Once a drug won regulatory approval, the path to sales was relatively clear. Now a drug must prove to payers its value over existing treatments and continue to do so throughout its lifecycle. Download this FierceBiotech Special Report to learn more.
Industry spending on post-authorization studies belies the rapid changes occurring in Phase IV research, driven by an the demand for evidence of safety and effectiveness. Download this Special Report to learn how Phase IV research continues to transform.
The presence of biotechs in the animal health industry is growing. Companies working in this industry are using biologic processes to develop large-molecule drugs and vaccines for both livestock and pets, and to improve techniques for research, development, and manufacturing. Download this eBook to learn more about the role biotechs play in the burgeoning animal health industry.
Cross-contamination among production lines is an important issue in drug manufacturing, because it can put both patients and workers at risk of adverse health effects. As the global therapeutics markets grow and drugs become increasingly more potent, authorities in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere are tightening regulations to increase safety and control exposure. Download this eBook to learn more.
Optimizing Formulation Development: New HPMC Capsules Offer Expanded Options for Pharmaceutical Formulations
The evolution of technology in pharmaceutical and medical sciences has extended the range of polymers that are being developed to meet the demand for quality in capsule manufacturing. While they were initially targeted to the producers of vitamins and minerals, these plant-based capsules are now becoming an important option for pharmaceutical manufacturers. Download this eBook to learn more today!
FierceMarkets and Veeva Systems recently conducted a survey of more than 250 Trial Master File (TMF) owners to explore the impact of growing eTMF adoption as well as the drivers, benefits, and barriers to going paperless. The survey examines the success factors for fully electronic trials and gives an industry-wide view of where organizations fall on the spectrum of paper-based to paperless TMFs. Download this free Executive Summary today!
According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), a disease is rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 Americans. There have been around 6,800 rare diseases defined so far, affecting around 30 million people in the US alone. Big Pharma used to ignore this segment of the market, but now developing orphan drugs to treat these rare diseases is an industry priority. Download this eBook today!
With all of pharma’s key markets rethinking reimbursement, the onus is on companies to find ways to deliver the evidence payers want. The rise of new sources of real-world data and the informatics capabilities to derive insights from the figures gives pharma a way to meet these demands. But to make the most of the information, the industry must re-think its practices. Download this eBrief today!
The current market for animal drugs and vaccines (not just dogs and cats) is worth $22 billion a year and growing. Add in the huge and growing market for livestock treatments and it's no surprise pharmaceutical companies are angling to find the ideal position in animal health. This FiercePharma eBook will survey the landscape in animal health and the potential growth opportunities for investors and life sciences entrepreneurs. Download this eBook today!
Big pharma and biotech companies have undergone a series of consolidations, as internal research budgets continue to shrink. With much more at stake, the industry is evolving to embrace more collaborative, future-thinking tools that will not only save sponsors money, but that will also increase efficiency, expedite trials and help identify ineffective drugs sooner. Download this eBrief today!
Biomarkers have been used in the diagnosis and monitoring of kidney disease for many years. However, these are most effective in established disease, and by the time they detect injury, the damage may already be done. This ebook discusses the use of biomarkers in identifying susceptibility to kidney disease, using biomarkers to predict outcomes, as well as the limitations of existing biomarkers. Learn more.
The cost of drugs that fail in clinical trials can be measured by far more than the cash poured into the development process. Now, through drug repositioning some of those investment costs can be recouped by giving drugs a second and often lower-risk chance in a new indication. Download this FierceBiotech ebook to learn key advantages and strategies of drug repositioning.
There are several new initiatives being undertaken in the biopharmaceutical industry aimed at making better use of the vast terabytes of information flowing out of research labs around the world. This ebook discusses the intelligent application of analytics and informatics to enable drug hunters to better understand disease, pharmacological and clinical data. Download it today.
There's no denying the power and promise of next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) in the healthcare setting. Since 2005, when the first next-gen instruments hit the market, the field has exploded, and not surprisingly, companies have stepped in to fill unmet clinical needs. Here, we profile five businesses taking five different approaches to clinical NGS. Download today.
This year has brought a bevy of partnerships between diagnostics makers and drug companies seeking to target experimental drugs to clearly defined patient populations. Download this eBook to learn how personal medicine will develop in today's world and help the patients of tomorrow.
In order to accelerate the production of biological molecules, companies have been exploring disposable, single-use systems. Download this ebook to learn the impact and future use of single-use technologies, cost-saving opportunities, and challenges of implementing new drug development processes.
Non-profits are taking larger roles in funding clinical trials and research. With their primary goal being finding cures, rather than financial gain, the influx of non-profit research donations may help accelerate cures and advanced research. Download now.
With the clinical trial model as flawed as it is, pharma companies are turning to mobile technology as a way to increase success rate and drive down costs. So, what, if anything, can tablets and smartphones do to improve drug development? Download now.
How are drug developers and doctors tailoring prescriptions to patients? FierceBiotech outlines the principles and strategies for patient-centric drug development. Learn More.
The Chinese government's devotion to biotech has sparked major expansion efforts by some of the country's leading pharmaceutical players, also making it fertile ground for venture capitalists in the U.S. Click here to download the complete report today.
This FierceBiotechIT eBook looks at how ECM has evolved, what the challenges to biopharma are, and how those challenges and obstacles are being met by a variety of ECM approaches. Download now.
This FiercePharma eBook examines Big Pharma's need for technology to give new life to old drugs, and potentially deliver their next breakthrough medicines. This report covers some of the market opportunities, business strategies, and key innovations in the oral drug delivery field. Register Today!
This FiercePharma eBook examines the changing relationship between Big Pharma and academia. Through interviews with both academic and corporate insiders, we gather perspectives from each side and address potential stumbling blocks. While there are pitfalls along the way, there is also great potential if the path can be navigated safely. Download today.
China’s market growth makes it an attractive target for biopharmaceutical development. FierceBiotech takes an in-depth look at both the opportunities and challenges that come with drug development in the world’s most populous country. Download PDF now.