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Implementing a Planned Professional Maintenance Procedure Increases Productivity for World-Leading Pharmaceutical Company

The ​User​ Operating since 1876, Eli Lilly and Company is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Their manufacturing plant in Spain alone has more than 1200 employees working in a variety of areas including therapeutics, biomedicines, oncology and animal health, and is one of the eight research and development plants owned by Eli [...]

How the Mighty Fall: Why Being RISK SMART Will Decide Your Future

After chairing a session on risk at the recent Pharma Integrates 2017, Martin Lush, Global Vice President, NSF Pharma Biotech and Medical Devices, was compelled to put "pen to paper" to get people thinking and debating this issue before it’s too late!  How the pharmaceutical industry manages risk is appalling. There you go. I’ve said it. I’ve [...]

Data-Driven Personas Help Take the Edge Off Risked-Based Life Science Contracts

Few recent trends have had as profound an effect on life sciences organisations as the healthcare industry’s transition to value-based care with its focus on outcomes. No longer is it enough to deliver drugs and devices that have proven to be effective in clinical trials. Today, life sciences organisations are being asked to assume part [...]

In Vivo Models to Target Respiratory Diseases

Intuitive analysis and insights into methods of optimising in vivo efficacy studies and what developments might be coming to fruition in the future Scientists involved in biopharmaceutical and biomedical research seek to generate the highest quality data for their studies by employing an optimal combination of in vivo and ex vivo models. The 3Rs principle [...]

Patient Personas: Changing Behaviours Starts with Understanding What Drives Them

One of the key factors that separates championship coaches from those who never reach the summit is their ability to get the best out of each athlete on their teams. They work hard to get to know their players so they can understand what motivates each of them, from how they interact with the athletes [...]

Regenerative Medicine and the Benefits of Cell-Based Combinatorial Screening Technology

The purpose of regenerative medicine is to replace or regenerate diseased cells, tissues or entire organs to restore or establish normal function. This may be achieved by a variety of means, including the use of cell and gene therapy, tissue engineering or regenerative drug therapy. The allogeneic transplantation of bone marrow or umbilical cord blood [...]

The Impact of Calorimetry Based 3D Phenotype Assays

Magnus Jansson, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, SymCel Sverige AB A necessity for drug discovery and personalised medicine Modern drug discovery is based predominantly on parameter research. Individual factors such as gene expression levels, protein levels, protein activity and localisation are measured and extrapolated into in vivo function for treatment in humans. The measurement of factors [...]

Research and Development: Industry’s Road to Success

Manufacturing flexibility has never been as important for industry as it is today. In a world of interconnected devices and smart factories, the ability of a manufacturer to innovate and adapt to its customers’ requirements is vital. For many manufacturers, the road to innovation starts with research and development (R&D). Here Andrew Keith, Engineering Director [...]

England’s Pharmacies Provide More Than Just Medicine

England’s pharmacies are at major risk of a funding epidemic. More than 11,700 pharmacies across England provide valuable services to patients and communities, particularly in rural regions. However, with proposed government cuts to subsidies looming, up to 3000 of the country’s pharmacies are at risk ofbeing closed. Adrian Pittock, Marketing Director of Valley Northern, a UK leading pharmacy and healthcare supplier, investigates what can be done to support our pharmacies and build immunity [...]

Healthcare’s Digital Revolution

Doctor Crawford W. Long conducted the first surgical operation under anaesthetic in 1841 in Jefferson, Georgia. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete parts supplier, EU Automation discusses the technologies that are revolutionising healthcare in the 21st century. In 1841, general anaesthetic had not yet been invented, so Dr Long used diethyl ether, a chemical most commonly used to start internal combustion engines, in [...]