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CPL has got the stock under control

26 Oct 11

CPL Pharma Lager and Vertrieb GmbH designs and performs tailor-made logistics solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry throughout Germany and Austria.
Mark Hook, Ascent PR

Research Partnerships Set to Boost Clinical Trials

10 Oct 11

In the aftermath of last year’s inconclusive General Election — and the subsequent emergence of the Coalition Government — you’d have been forgiven for thinking that ‘deficit reduction’ was the only buzzword in town.
Max Golby

New Data Inspire Global Experts to Call for Improved Education, Awareness and Support for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

06 Oct 11

Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany, in partnership with the European Head and Neck Society (EHNS), will convene an expert panel of physicians, who will issue a call-to-action that will focus on providing tailored information, advice and better support networks to head and neck cancer patients.
Merck Serono

Working while on holiday-survey results

04 Oct 11

We recently ran a survey to ask people about the work they do when they are on vacation. It makes interesting reading!
Mike Wood

NICE - Analyst and Adviser Opportunities

03 Oct 11

NICE is a world-renowned, independent organisation responsible for providing national recommendations on the use of new and existing medicines and treatments within the NHS, through the Technology Appraisal Programme. The Scientific Advice Programme provides not-for-profit chargeable consulting services to companies who have products in development that may be referred for future evaluation by NICE.
NICE

European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress (EMCC)

29 Sep 11

New drug formulations, biological agents, combination therapies and the latest pharmaceutical developments designed to improve outcomes in patients with a wide range of cancers were highlighted at EMCC 2001. Here are just a few of the highlights:
Stephen Pinn

UK Leads the Way with Embryonic Stem Cell Trial

26 Sep 11

Science is always at its most exciting when it looks to the far horizons. And the unavoidably controversial yet incredibly promising area of stem cell science provides arguably one of the most apt examples.
Max Golby

The Social Media effect on the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Industry

20 Sep 11

Social media has probably become one of the most important forms of communication and interaction to date, and it is here to stay.
Burton Paul

America’s Pill Paucity

07 Sep 11

There’s a drugs shortage in America. That the construction of such a sentence is possible seems baffling for a nation that has led the world in medical innovation for decades.
Max Golby

What's NOT a domain name?

31 Aug 11

Esther Dyson the Great Dame of Silicon Valley, at times matriarch to Bill Gates and many other lads on the innovative circuit, wrote a harsh column August 26th on GPS CNN on ICANN gTLD. I like and respect Esther especially her technical background, we have shared the podium, but as this topic deals with the centrality of global corporate nomenclature it demands an authoritative analysis and I feel it’s my responsibility to clarify and taken the liberty to address her entire piece item by item.
Naseem Javed

Working while on Holiday?

25 Aug 11

How common is it to work during your vacation? - Take our short survey.
Mike Wood

The Proper Dose: Interviewing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

17 Aug 11

For recent graduates from science, medicine, or mathematics programs, applying for work in the ever-expanding pharmaceutical industry can be an intelligent choice for both career and financial stability. Depending on the industry upon which you choose to focus, the rules and expectations during the interview process can vary.
Terri Ingot

The Long-term Costs of Health Care

17 Aug 11

Almost irrespective of the country you live in, the increasing costs of healthcare are unavoidable. For governments, the stresses are particularly acute, as both aging populations and the increasing cost of treatments add financial pressures year on year. Yet as a new study by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) confirms, we should not underestimate the extent to which the shape of the state has already changed.
Max Golby - PharmiWeb Field Reporter

Let the jobs come to you!

04 Aug 11

Find out about the latest jobs that match your search - automatically.
Mike Wood

Vaccines and International Aid

27 Jun 11

At a moment when the national discourse on international aid is grounded in pessimism, David Cameron’s pledge to commit £814m to help vaccinate the world’s poorest children provides an necessary reminder of what international aid really can achieve.
Max Golby

Certolizumab works in RA regardless of prior TNF or concomitant DMARDs

31 May 11

Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia ®) delivered rapid and consistent improvements in a broad range of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients after 12 weeks of treatment regardless of whether or not they had received prior TNF inhibitors or whether or not they were receiving concomitant DMARDs, concluded the latest analysis of the Phase III b REALISTIC trial presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) meeting in London, May 25-28 (abstract FRI021).
Janet Fricker

FDA set to approve Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (VRTX) hepatitis C drug telaprevir and Merck’s hepatitis C drug, broceprevir.

10 May 11

Both drugs are protease inhibitors (PIs) and are designed to block an enzyme that helps the hepatitis C virus replicate. Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by infection with the hepatitis C virus, which is transmitted through contaminated blood. The infection can cause liver failure and liver cancer.
Rhonda Siddall-Freelance Medical Journalist and Writer

Pharma Marketing: The Power of Taking Your Health Message Mobile

03 May 11

Brand managers and marketing leads are always striving to gain that first step of engagement, particularly in our world of pharmaceutical manufacturing. And with good reason. Customer engagement leads to improved understanding, which drives loyalty and ultimately improved health.
Eric Boothe, Director Business Development—Life Sciences

Candidate Tips – Your eMail Address

03 May 11

In competitive job searching, every little helps, and one thing that is often overlooked is your email address.
Mike Wood

Pharma on Twitter

14 Apr 11

Want to know which Pharma companies are on Twitter? - here's a list..
Mike Wood

The Code: What does it mean for you?

01 Apr 11

This week is Code Awareness Week and the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA) is launching an e-learning module for health professionals
Claire Eldridge, Aurora

Competition in Healthcare

25 Mar 11

Since the very dawn of Western capitalism, competition has been synonymous with success. Indeed, in accounting for the past 500 years of Western ascendancy in the world, Professor Niall Ferguson of Harvard University points to six ‘killer apps’. The first of these, unsurprisingly, is competition
Max Golby

GSK sets new benchmark for graduate recruitment

17 Mar 11

Earlier this month the UK drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline announced a groundbreaking and progressive new scheme for graduates, whereby from 2012 the company will offer to reimburse in full the university tuition fees of the entirety its future graduate intake.
Max Golby

Sanofi-aventis to Acquire Genzyme

24 Feb 11

After six months of sometimes lively pursuit, the French pharmaceutical group, Sanofi-aventis, has agreed a deal to pay $20.1bn in cash for U.S. biotech firm Genzyme Corp after Sanofi made an increased offer of $74 per share.
Max Golby - PharmiWeb Field Reporter

Hold onto Your Top Talent Using Social Media

22 Feb 11

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter are all the rage – there’s no escaping them, they’re everywhere – even in the workplace, and whether you like it or not, they’re not going away.
Catherine Gutsell, CK Group

NextPharma is lowering healthcare costs

18 Feb 11

NextPharma is lowering healthcare costs in an environment of continuing Pharma industry restructuring
NextPharma

How to | Get a job in Pharma using PharmiWeb.com

07 Feb 11

If you are new to using PharmiWeb.com to find a new job, you'll soon realise that we have thousands of jobs listed and that they change every day. This means you may initially find the task a bit daunting. However, it’s not really that hard, and with a bit of thought, you will soon be asking why you didn’t do it years ago.
Mike Wood

Patent Box Confirmed

06 Jan 11

At times of global economic downtown, and internal restructuring within firms, risks to innovation arise. And as businesses look for savings, research and development is seldom exempt.
Max Golby

Pharma Advertising and the EU

02 Dec 10

As a result of a vote taken in the European Parliament earlier this week, patients in the European Union will receive improved information on prescription drugs, in addition to being protected from some of the more potentially exploitable clauses of the Commission’s proposed Directive on Information to Patients.
Max Golby

The NHS in the digital age

25 Nov 10

In an age of competition and choice, patient knowledge is paramount. Between 1997 and 2007, the Blair government’s entire programme of public sector reforms were delivered under the banner of ‘Choice and Competition’.
Max Golby

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