Articles

Cutting-edge DNA sequencing to speed diagnostics

21st October 2014

Cutting-edge DNA sequencing to speed diagnosticsQuah Shun Ying and Syamala Ariyanchira

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies are allowing scientists to sequence DNA faster and expand knowledge of the genetic basis of disease. NGS is showing particular promise in areas where current... Read more

Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy

20th October 2014

Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy Nisha Desai

Nisha Desai, head of medicines management at social enterprise company Provide, speaks to pharmaphorum about how such organisations are benefitting the NHS, prior to her appearance at a major London... Read more

Patients as partners in medicines development – the EUPATI project

17th October 2014

Patients as partners in medicines development – the EUPATI projectJan Geissler

As the head of EUPATI, a consortium of organisations working to put patients at the heart of drug R&D, Jan Geissler has seen first-hand how bringing patients and industry together... Read more

Pharma gets social: US FDA in Ebola social media crackdown

16th October 2014

Pharma gets social: US FDA in Ebola social media crackdownDaniel Ghinn

This month, Daniel Ghinn turns the spotlight on companies claiming to sell 'cures' for Ebola via social media channels and looks at how the US FDA is responding."This is to... Read more

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AbbVie hits out at US Treasury as Shire bid dies

21st October 2014

AbbVie hits out at US Treasury as Shire bid dies Linda Banks

Following AbbVie's recommendation to its shareholders to vote against the takeover of Shire last week, Shire's board has agreed to terminate the Cooperation Agreement and release AbbVie from its obligations... Read more

UK experimental drugs bill 'could hit clinical trial recruitment'

21st October 2014

UK experimental drugs bill 'could hit clinical trial recruitment'Staff reporter

Patients in England and Wales will be able to get access to experimental medicines from next March if a new bill is adopted - but there are fears the measures could... Read more

Stem cell researchers closer to creating human organs

20th October 2014

Stem cell researchers closer to creating human organsStaff reporter

Researchers in the US have made functional intestinal tissue in the lab that could be used to test new drugs and - in time - even be transplanted into patients... Read more

Parkinson’s charity pushes industry collaboration

20th October 2014

Parkinson’s charity pushes industry collaboration Linda Banks

Parkinson's UK has appointed pharma industry expert Dr Arthur Roach as its research director to increase collaboration with industry.Dr Roach will lead Parkinson's UK's extensive £20 million research portfolio of... Read more

Audio & Video

Live debate Oct 29th - Managing diabetes…

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Non-adherence to self-management regimens in diabetes is globally a widespread, costly and ultimately life threatening issue. 

Reasons for non-adherence are complex... View more

Live webinar: Is pharma brand marketing …

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While pharma observers speculate on the death of outdated drug discovery and sales models, some critical wounds to... View more

View the conversation - Tweetchat: Manag…

Atlantis Healthcare diabetes Tweetchat


Working in partnership, Atlantis Healthcare and pharmaphorum conducted a Tweetchat focussed on the real world challenges patients face in managing... View more

Patient Opinion Leaders: Andrew Schorr

 

As a cancer survivor and passionate patient advocate, Andrew Schorr typifies the concept of a Patient Opinion Leader (POL). He is a contributor to the... View more

White Papers

Anchoring qualitative methodologies in b…

Anchoring qualitative methodologies in business intelligence using smartphone appsPaul Mannu

The use of smartphone apps in market research enables genuine 'in the moment' insight to help us really understand behaviour. Combining this with qualitative methods gives us a deeper insight into behaviours... View info

Opportunities and challenges around non-…

Opportunities and challenges around non-adherence and self‑management in diabetesDr Sinéad NíMhurchadha and Stephen Galt

Diabetes is a chronic condition, the prevalence of which has been escalating around the world for years. The significant consequences this has for healthcare budgets and patient wellbeing is well... View info

Diabetes in France

Diabetes in FranceJanet Gunner

Analysis of open social media in relation to a particular disease area can provide useful intelligence on how different treatments and pharmaceutical companies are perceived, by both doctors and patients,... View info

Diabetes in Germany

Diabetes in GermanyJanet Gunner

Analysis of open social media in relation to a particular disease area can provide useful intelligence on how different treatments and pharmaceutical companies are perceived, by both doctors and patients,... View info

Further News & Articles

White Paper: Pricing & Market Access Outlook 2014

Pricing and market access are key issues for the pharma industry as healthcare budgets continue to tighten and th... Read more

Articles

Getting the most out of technology for multichannel marketing

While every pharma company recognises the potential of multichannel marketing to optimize its engagement with prescr... Read more

Articles

Regeneron's Eylea trumps rivals in NIH study

Regeneron is claiming victory after a US-government sponsored trial has suggested its eye treatment Eylea is sup... Read more

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NICE swayed by long term Glivec data

NICE has reversed a long-standing block on using Glivec in GIST tumours, saying new evidence has persuaded it to... Read more

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FDA facing huge pressure as Ebola worsens

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told the US Congress yesterday it is working hard to clarify the framewor... Read more

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EU funds innovative personalised brain cancer trials

Novel personalised brain cancer vaccines are entering phase I/II trials thanks to a €6 million grant from the EU... Read more

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