European Pharmaceutical Review Extra

The latest blogs, views and comments on the Pharma world from the leading experts in the industry…

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Treating multiple myeloma: An interview with Janssen

Posted on: 17 May 2017 | Author: Dr Catherine Taylor, Haematology Therapeutic Area Lead, Janssen EMEA

We caught up with Janssen's Dr Catherine Taylor to talk monoclonal antibodies, the rise of immuno-oncology and treating multiple myeloma...

global health

Behind the numbers: The pharmaceutical industry and global health

Posted on: 10 May 2017 | Author: Cristina Arnés, IFPMA Policy Analyst, Regulatory Policy and Economic Affairs

IFPMA's top analyst examines future trends, biotherapeutics and personalised medicine, and explains why the industry needs to examine its economic footprint...

Enter the EPR 21 Awards at now!

Posted on: 9 May 2017 | Author: Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

With categories ranging from Most Innovative Concept in Drug Delivery to Excellence in Analytical Science, enter now and celebrate your successes...


Biosimilars: the future of Pharma? An interview with Boehringer Ingelheim

Posted on: 3 May 2017 | Author: Ivan Blanarik, Senior Vice President and Head of Therapeutic Area Biosimilars at Boehringer Ingelheim

With biosimilars expected to account for 10% of the total biologics market by 2020, we caught up with Boehringer Ingelheim’s Senior VP to find out more…

How to conduct first in human clinical trials: An interview with Richmond’s CEO

Posted on: 21 April 2017 | Author: Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

European Pharmaceutical Review caught up with Richmond Pharmacology’s CEO, Dr Jorg Taubel, to talk pioneering UK based first-in-human clinical trials…

Partnering to fund clinical trials: A new model for pharma

Posted on: 21 April 2017 | Author: Ben van der Schaaf, Principal at Arthur D. Little

Ben van der Schaaf explains how collaborative work can fund clinical trials of de-prioristised drugs and why pharma should consider partnering up...

alternative medicine

Integrated Health: Combining conventional healthcare with alternative medicine

Posted on: 18 April 2017 | Author: Dr Rajendra Sharma

Dr Rajendra Sharma argues the case for combining traditional healthcare with complementary and alternative medicine to create personal patient treatments...

Single-use systems for biotechnology products

Posted on: 12 April 2017 | Author: Scott Rudge, COO, RMC Pharmaceutical Solutions Inc

Single-use systems have become an important tool in the development and scale up of biotechnology processes. Single-use systems save space, increase flexibility in scale and space planning and, to a large extent, eliminate cleaning costs in development and change over. However, single-use systems come with their own challenges, including complete integration, scalability, and most of […]

2017 Pipelines: Drugs to watch

Posted on: 12 April 2017 | Author: Alexandra Kibble, Senior Editor, Clarivate Analytics Cortellis

The annual Drugs to Watch report forecasts that eight new drugs will enter the market in 2017 and achieve blockbuster sales of >$900 billion by 2021...

customer data

Improving healthcare professional engagement: Why quality customer data is key

Posted on: 10 April 2017 | Author: Guillaume Roussel, Director of Strategy, Veeva OpenData, Europe, Veeva Systems

Veeva's Guillaume Roussel explains how customer data can create personalised multichannel communication with healthcare professionals in the industry...

Alliance management organisational development: A Bayer perspective

Posted on: 4 April 2017 | Author: Christoph Huwe, Strategic Alliance Manager Therapeutics at Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Global External Innovation & Alliances

Ahead of the 7th Annual Strategic Alliance Management for Pharma conference, we spoke with Bayer's Christoph Huwe about the organisational development of alliance management...

2017 pipelines: Analysing future trends in the $12billion diabetes market

Posted on: 3 April 2017 | Author: Dr David Pugh, IDTechEx

The latest 2017 pipelines explores new emerging methods of glucose monitoring, analysing these technologies in the new report from IDTechEx Research...


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