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1206 Features
Angiotensin as a target for the treatment of Alzhe

24 Sep 02

Mental disorders affect 44.3 million Americans in a given year. According to analysts the current global CNS therapeutics market is estimated at $40-55 billion, accounting for around 15% of the total
Dr Jon Goldhill

Male and female sexual dysfunction: Blockbuster in

24 Sep 02

In March, 1998, Pfizer launched sildenafil (Viagra) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. This move had an explosive effect on Pfizer's financial figures. More generally, this pharmaceutical mile
Dr Jon Goldhill

Get that job in the Pharma Industry!!

29 Aug 02

The day of your interview for your dream job has finally dawned. You’ve researched the role and the organisation, prepared your examples of skill and competency and polished your shoes!
Trudy Lowe

The Comfort Zone

22 Aug 02

The “Comfort Zone” is not a productive place to be for representative or manager. This zone leads to inaction, and poor, or at best, average results.
Allan Mackintosh

The Select Committee on Health´s Report on NICE –

15 Aug 02

In its Report on the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, the House of Commons Select Committee on Health has recommended that all information which NICE uses in its decision-making processes b
Richard Best

Peer Appraisal – A more productive method?

12 Aug 02

Appraisals, regardless of role and of industry can be very stressful processes.
Allan Mackintosh

Histone deacetylase inhibitors: Redefining pharmac

12 Aug 02

LeadDiscovery, Dr Chris Berrie and Dr Victoria Richon (Executive Director of Biology, Aton Pharma and HDAC field-leader) have collaborated to produce one of the most comprehensive reviews of HDAC rese
Lead Discovery

Get that job in the Pharma Industry!!

31 Jul 02

Well, you’ve done it – you’ve been selected for the all-important interview for your dream job in the pharmaceutical industry! But does the thought of it fill you with adrenaline and a sense of chall
Trudy Lowe

Nurse Teams: Don’t Miss The Opportunity

31 Jul 02

Nurse teams are becoming ever more prominent in the sales and marketing plans of pharmaceutical companies. Nurses can offer pharmaceutical companies a unique opportunity to deliver multiple outcomes s
Karen Ashurst

How to | Get past the receptionist

29 Jul 02

For many reps the GP’s secretary is the key to the practice, fitting in details amongst the never-ending and myriad demands of the local ill. But what do these zealots of the appointments diary really
Sukhveer Khera

About Competency Based Interviews

24 Jul 02

Increasingly, companies are opting for a formalised, objective structure as a means to standardise the interview process. To a certain extent, this allows all candidates an equal opportunity to presen
Jeremy Tromans

“Euromobility” – The Trend for Life Sciences Workf

23 Jul 02

Increasingly it seems that locational flexibility may be an essential point to mention on the CV for a career-minded corporate animal in the Life Sciences sector.
Maurice Herring

The Wedding of the Year

18 Jul 02

Pfizer's acquisition of Pharmacia for nearly $60 billion in stock has created the largest pharmaceutical company in the world with annual revenues of $48 billion.
Imran Khalifa

Can Biotech Deliver?

16 Jul 02

The biopharmaceutical industry faces several challenges to grow, but opportunities abound for companies with the right strategies.
Dr Faiz Kermani

Another fine mess

11 Jul 02

Just when we were thinking that the EU was a complete waste of money, news reached PharmiWeb Towers this week about a ground breaking plan concocted by bureaucrats in Greece to standardise all cvs/res
Daniel Judge

Accessing the Inaccessible

10 Jul 02

“I can’t get in – there is no appointment system.”
And yet, there are sales representatives who do manage to access these so-called “difficult to see doctors”. How is this, when the majority of sa
Allan Mackintosh

Global branding - Is it merely a name game or a gl

04 Jul 02

Jon Parton, Director, Direct Marketing, Strategic and Medical communications, AstraZeneca and Head of their global branding initiative will this September chair a conference programme dedicated to glo
Vision In Business

Allan Mackintosh - Professional Management Coach,

03 Jul 02

Allan Mackintosh started in the industry in 1982 working as a sales representative with a subsidiary of the then Ciba-Geigy called Zyma UK Ltd.
Allan Mackintosh

Get that job in the Pharma Industry!!

02 Jul 02

You’ve assessed your strengths and weaknesses, set your career and life goals and prepared your CV to ensure you market yourself in the best possible way.
Trudy Lowe

Physicians Turning To The Internet For Prescriptio

27 Jun 02

More than nine out of ten physicians say they will likely participate in online pharmaceutical drug detailing presentations in the next few months

How to know NORAS from your elbow

25 Jun 02

The NORAS survey is as comprehensive an attempt to assess the state of online recruitment in the UK as we currently have but still leaves much to be desired, the raw stats demonstrate that many sites
Mark Stacey

e-Detailing Moves Into Mainstream

24 Jun 02

Faced with spiralling marketing costs, reduced product lifecycles, and an increasing reliance on
Colin Williams

Getting the Most out of Field Visits

23 Jun 02

Medical Representatives should look forward to field visits with their managers but in many cases this, unfortunately, is not the case. Allan Mackintosh outlines what makes the difference between a g
Allan Mackintosh

Playing your trump card

30 May 02

Tarred as the unglamorous underdog, patient education may not the sexiest card in the pharma communications pack. But as your current best shot at opening dialogue with media and marketing savvy ethi
Richard Robinson

Get that job in the Pharma Industry!!

30 May 02

In today’s pharmaceutical industry, the variety of careers and roles is greater than ever before. But with the number of high quality candidates also increasing, proper preparation of your job search
Trudy Lowe

Where Next For The Drug Companies?

29 May 02

The recent reporting season for the major drug developers passed without much in the way of commotion and histrionics. Their results were widely flagged beforehand but then that is the advantage of re
David Kuo

E-Recruitment at GlaxoSmithKline

10 May 02

Our aim is to reduce the cost per hire and time to fill positions whilst continuing to source high quality candidates. At GSK, e-Recruitment is more than posting adverts on the Internet. It is about l

The press conference is dead. Long live the virtua

07 May 02

When AstraZeneca held an important press conference in Amsterdam less than a month after the World Trade Centre attacks, only ten reporters turned up. But their PR agency wasn’t worried.
Richard Robinson