May 2005

Talent Pool

January 2, 2008

Pharma POOL Kevin Guthrie Thom Rowland Solvay Promotes VPs Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Marietta, Ga., a pharmaceutical company focused on cardiology, gastroenterology, mental health, women’s health, and select specialized markets, has promoted Kevin Guthrie to VP of commercial operations, neuroscience, responsible for managing all sales and marketing activities of the neuroscience business unit. He previously served as […]

E-Media

January 2, 2008

Infotrieve Introduces New Search and Discovery Tool The LSRC employs a radically different approach to discovery, evolving the traditional use of content from a “find-and-review” approach to a unique “search-discover-and-create” approach capable of delivering dramatic improvements in research processes and outcomes, says Wes Crews, President and CEO of Infotrieve. Infotrieve Inc. has launched the Life […]

What’s New

January 2, 2008

Society of Hospital Medicine Launches New Medical Journal The Society of Hospital Medicine plans to launch a new peer-reviewed medical journal, The Journal of Hospital Medicine, in 2006. The journal will promote the science and practice of hospital medicine and the enhancement of in-patient care. In addition, it will provide hospital medicine physicians with continuing […]

On the Calendar

January 2, 2008

May 16-17 Global Clinical Trials Hyatt Regency Jersey City, Jersey City, N.J. For more information, contact Caria Badenhorst, Marcus Evans, at 246-417-5321, e-mail cariab@marcusevansbb.com, or visit marcusevans.com. May 16-17 5th Annual Sample Accountability Hyatt Regency Princeton, Princeton, N.J. For more information, contact Bruce Hickman, Center for Business Intelligence, at 781-939-2409, e-mail b.hickman@cbinet.com, or visit cbinet.com. […]

PharmaTrax

January 2, 2008

Nano-Enabled Drug Discovery Market to Reach $1.3 Billion by 2009 Nano-enabled drug-discovery solutions will generate revenue of $1.3 billion in 2009 and increase to $2.5 billion in 2012, according to a new report from NanoMarkets LC. The report, The Impact of Nanotechnology in Drug Discovery: Global Developments, Market Analysis, and Future Prospects, projects that labs-on-a-chip […]

From Bar Codes to Chips & Antennas

January 2, 2008

Pharmaceutical companies are now testing the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, which hold the potential for protecting the patient, protecting the brand, and strengthening the supply chain. New applications of a not-so-new technology are about to completely change how the pharmaceutical supply chain is managed. Radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies will give current […]

Shifting the Compliance Paradigm

January 2, 2008

VIEW on regulatory compliance Michael Kuehne is President of ACSYS Inc., Hillsborough, N.J., which specializes in developing quality and compliance solutions that combine R&D and manufacturing capabilities to deliver sustained improvement in R&D, Quality, Operations, Clinical, and Regulatory Affairs departments. This enhanced capability supports organizational capabilities to develop and launch new products and processes. Although […]

Dr. Leo H. Sternbach — The Inventor’s Inventor

January 2, 2008

Eminent scientist Leo H. Sternbach, Ph.D., is being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame nearly 42 years after his landmark invention Valium was approved by the FDA. PharmaVOICE is taking this opportunity to honor Dr. Sternbach, 97, for his extraordinary achievements. We would like to thank Roche, Dr. Sternbach’s son, Daniel Sternbach, Ph.D., […]

Complex Challenges: Strong Leaders

January 2, 2008

Today’s life-sciences industry is a complex, ever-evolving amalgamation of serious challenges to be met and surpassed. To forge ahead and succeed, the industry needs strong leaders who possess character, a commitment to public health, business acumen, and the willingness to mentor the next generation of healthcare professionals to address current and future challenges. The 2005 […]

PharmaOutlet

January 2, 2008

Lessons for Public Relations from the Presidential Trail Trina Chiara In 1988, I traveled on a 747 airplane; Seat 24B. I packed light: a reporter’s notebook and pen, a tape recorder, and a couple of “snappy” mix-and-match articles of clothing. As a journalist for National Public Radio and part of the press covering presidential candidate […]

What’s on Your Mind — Opinions

January 2, 2008

Opinions More on Leadership Development PharmaVOICE received such an overwhelming response to our leadership development opinion question — how executives throughout the industry develop leaders — for the April issue, we are pleased to publish additional insights on this hot topic. Entrepreneurialism at the local level There are many dimensions to successful businesses. At Brand […]

The Art of the Deal

January 2, 2008

The biotech industry is in a much stronger position now than it was in its early days, and today biotech companies enjoy a prominent seat at the negotiation table. Biotech companies, especially those with products, are asking for true collaboration instead of relying on licensing deals. The days of biotech being the poor cousin of […]

Culture of Compliance: Cutting Through the Confusion

January 2, 2008

Culture of Compliance: Cutting Through the Confusion A few years after the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) code and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) guidance, and the more recent implications of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) standards and FDA draft guidances regarding communication with healthcare providers, there is […]

Table of Contents

January 2, 2008

On the Cover Culture of compliance: Cutting through the confusion To be compliant with the many regulations and guidances that apply to the marketing of prescription products, companies need to create a culture of compliance that fosters and promotes an ethical atmosphere and compliant behavior. 8 FEATURES The art of the deal The biotech industry […]

For Art’s Sake

January 2, 2008

For Art’s Sake Each month, this department pays homage to memorable advertising and marketing campaigns. The highlighted executions have been identified by leading creative executives for their noteworthy use of copy, art, photography, whimsy, uniqueness, etc. — in combination or as single branding elements. Creating good healthcare advertising and marketing requires agencies to think out […]

Diabetes: Novel Pipeline Compounds Offer New Hope

January 2, 2008

Tremendous progress has been made in the treatment of diabetes over the last decade. Still, many people with diabetes have poor glycemic control, and there is a need for more convenient therapies. As the prevalence of diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, continues to increase, products in development offer new options. Joe Young In some regards, […]

Letter from the Editor

January 2, 2008

Leadership is not magnetic personality — that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not ‘making friends and influencing people’ –that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Those […]

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