July/Aug. 2010

Who’s On The List by Section

July 29, 2010

The Commanders & Chiefs Johanna Allston, Ph.D. – bioCapture Vicente Anido Jr., Ph.D. – ISTA Pharmaceuticals Mara Aspinall – On-Q-ity Glenn Bilawsky – i3 Jay Bolling – Roska Healthcare David Brennan – AstraZeneca Nick Colucci – Publicis Healthcare – Communications Group Lynnette Cooke – Kantar Health David Dunn – ApotheCom Deborah Dunsire, M.D. – Millennium: […]

The Reading List

July 28, 2010

FICTION The White Tiger: A Novel • Aravind Adiga The Pregnant Widow • Martin Amis New York Trilogy • Paul Auster The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story • Matt Bondurant The Lost Symbol • Dan Brown Death Comes for the Archbishop • Willa Cather and A.S. Byatt Await […]

Lighter Moments

July 28, 2010

Michael Agard • Sanofi-Aventis US I was traveling for business in Paris with some colleagues. I had arranged a wake-up call with the hotel. My colleagues called about 1 a.m. to tell me about plans for the following day. Instead of listening to their phone call, I thought it was the wake-up call and just […]

The MENTORS

July 28, 2010

The MENTORS People’s People We salute those who take the time out of their own busy careers to help others to develop their paths to success; provide guidance; and exhibit patience, foresight, and unselfish devotion to mentoring. Knowledge is most valuable when shared, and Wendy Blackburn is one of the strongest advocates of this ­sentiment. […]

The TECHNOLOGISTS

July 28, 2010

Not many people have created two health-related companies, nor have had them both successfully acquired before their 30th birthday. But Hugo Stephenson, M.D., has an ability to see what others cannot and the energy to make things happens. As he says, he’s never yet met a challenge that could not be solved by hard work […]

The CREATIVES

July 28, 2010

Let the Force be Creative These rock stars of healthcare advertising are infusing their creative passion and energy into healthcare communications across all media. There is no off switch for Jamie Cobb, ­Executive Creative Director at MicroMass Communications; he is always on, always thinking, and always pushing the team to reach higher. Emotional Connection Bringing […]

The MARKETERS

July 28, 2010

The next big idea lies in pushing beyond comfort zones, and Dan Bobear ­fearlessly tackles issues head-on and challenges all who work with him to feed their minds to achieve ­marketing excellence. In leading his team at Palio, he breaks down the unpredictable and channels his colleagues’ energy and thinking into calculated risks. Mr. Bobear […]

The REGULATORS

July 28, 2010

The fight against counterfeit drugs has an eminent champion in Paul Orhii, M.D., Ph.D., J.D. As director-general of Nigeria’s regulatory body, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), and in his role as vice chairman of the World Health Organization’s International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (IMPACT), Dr. Orhii has been […]

The Researchers & SCIENTISTS

July 28, 2010

A Diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at the age of 6 and an early passion for science and research have ­propelled Randy Anderson, Ph.D., to become a force in the fight against the disease. Dr. Anderson has been making inroads into unraveling the mysteries of the disease since his senior-year zoology class at the University […]

The CLINICAL SPECIALISTS

July 28, 2010

Patients have a powerful advocate in Craig Lipset. A recognized speaker and author on innovation in clinical trials and improving patient engagement in research, Mr. Lipset has recently been leading industry efforts around personalized medicine. An entrepreneurial and innovative individual, Mr. Lipset is skilled at gathering smart people and great ideas together to capture and […]

The CHANGE AGENTS

July 28, 2010

It was apparent from the start of his career that Leo Francis, Ph.D., was a leader in the making. From his early days in the industry, Dr. Francis’ ­professionalism and inexorable drive for excellence in all aspects of his work have shone through. His achievements have led to extraordinary progressions up the corporate ladder in […]

The ENTREPRENEURS

July 28, 2010

A New Breed of Explorer These stalwart captains of industry are taking their passion, innovation, and new ideas around improving the shortfalls within the industry to break new ground. Leslie Gaber started her company at her kitchen table with her 3 and 6 year old daughters by her side. Name: Leslie Gaber Current position: President, […]

The Commanders & CHIEFS

July 28, 2010

Johanna Allston, Ph.D.     bioCapture Vicente Anido Jr., Ph.D.    ISTA Pharmaceuticals Mara Aspinall    On-Q-ity Glenn Bilawsky    i3 Jay Bolling    Roska Healthcare David Brennan    AstraZeneca Nick Colucci    Publicis Healthcare Communications Group Lynnette Cooke    Kantar Health David Dunn    ApotheCom Deborah Dunsire, M.D.    Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Co. Cameron Durrant, M.D.    Anavex Life Sciences Erin Gainer, Ph.D.    HRA Pharma […]

Talent Pool

July 28, 2010

Pharma POOL Dr. Mike BURGESS, Roche Dr. Mikael DOLSTEN, Pfizer Kenneth FRAZIER, Merck Adam SCHECHTER, Merck Biotechnology POOL Robert BRADWAY, Amgen Dr. Henry LI, Kylin Therapeutics Kenneth MOCH, Chimerix Dr. George PAINTER, Chimerix Dr. Thomas PITLER, Chimerix Biopharmaceutical POOL Dr. John ALAM, Inhibitex Dr. Sol BARER, Celgene Robert HUGIN, Celgene Dr. Michael CHANG, Optimer Pharmaceuticals […]

On The Calendar

July 28, 2010

July 15-16 Effective Document Management for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medical Device Industries The Hilton Hotel, Orange County/ Costa Mesa, Calif. The Center for Professional Innovation and Education, http://www.cfpie.com/showitem.aspx?productid=027&source=pv July 15-16 Managed Care Contracting and Reimbursement Strategies Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort and Spa, San Diego World Congress, http://www.worldcongress.com/mccr July 19 Project and Portfolio […]

E-Media

July 28, 2010

New Electronic and Web-based Applications, Sites, and Technologies Featured Briefs: FDA, NIH Launch Electronic Safety Reporting Portal Insurance Documentation System Helps Prevent Study Delays GSW Worldwide Unveils New Website and Blog Derycz Scientific Offers Solution for Electronic Article Reuse Accelrys’ Biological Registration System Enables Sharing of Knowledge Thomson CompuMark Reduces Risk of Costly Brand Conflicts […]

What’s New

July 28, 2010

New Healthcare-related Products, Services, and Companies Featured Briefs: Augme Expands Mobile Health ­Division Service Combines Wolters Kluwer’s Scientific Writing, Publishing Expertise Compass Healthcare Marketers Focuses on Full Marketing Package FDA Task Force Seeks Public Input on Proposed Disclosure Policies Tax Credit Program Supports Discovery Efforts by Small Biopharma Companies ISMPP Offers New Tools for Publication […]

PharmaTrax

July 28, 2010

Sales, Marketing, and R&D Trends from Industry Analysts Featured Briefs: Financial Disclosure Compliance is Still an Issue for Life-Sciences Firms Sidebars: Slow Outsourcing of Disclosure Reporting Sources for Adverse Event Reports Online Collection of Adverse Event Reports Lags Traditional Methods Lack of Clear Guidelines Continues to Hamstring Social Media Efforts Sidebar: Top 10 Pharmaceutical Brands […]

Who’s on the List by Company

July 28, 2010

Anavex Life Sciences Cameron Durrant, M.D. 18 ApotheCom David Dunn 16 Astellas Pharma US Margaret Long 73 AstraZeneca David Brennan 46 bioCapture Johanna Allston, Ph.D. 12 C3i Robert Piwko 112 Cegedim Dendrite Angela Miccoli 74 Cipla Ltd. Yusuf Hamied, Ph.D. 19 ClearTrial Mike Soenen 29 closerlook David Ormesher 33 Cognizant Nagarajan Srivatsan 69 Complete Genomics […]

Letter from the Editor

July 28, 2010

The PharmaVOICE 100: 2010 Every year, I think this is it, we’ve reached the pinnacle. And yet, every year, I ­continue to be amazed by the ­individuals whom our readers have identified as the most inspiring, ­motivating, and outstanding leaders in the life-sciences industry. This special issue, now in its sixth year, has become a […]

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