Top Five Big Pharma Innovations

October 31, 2012 | Posted by leah in Research |
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Big Pharma has been hit hard in recent years with patent cliffs, an increased cost to get a drug to market (now estimated at well over $1 billion), and regulatory problems. This is exacerbated by the fact that many of the low hanging fruit in drug candidates have been picked, and currently nine out of ten drug candidates fail. And though there has been a recent push to move into emerging markets (such as Brazil, Russia, India and China) to rescue dwindling profits, increased support for generics in these countries is forcing a strategic rethink.

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Inside Science Exchange: Interview with Elizabeth Iorns and Dan Knox

October 23, 2012 | Posted by Dan in Company |

The team from Kordia Community stopped by the Science Exchange offices recently to interview Elizabeth and I.

The video, which was recorded in the Science Exchange office and on the Stanford campus, features a special guest appearance by Porter (one of the Science Exchange office dogs).

– Dan

Mobile Health: the myths and mystery of health tech

October 17, 2012 | Posted by Ana in Research |
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Is mobile health just a trend? Everything around us is already going mobile, from media and social life to the sale of goods and services. It would seem healthcare could present the next frontier, but what are the advantages of making our health mobile? Or more importantly, what could possibly go wrong?

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Science Exchange at Health 2.0

October 7, 2012 | Posted by Dan in Science Exchange News |

Science Exchange has been selected for Health 2.0 2012!

Health 2.0 is a world leader in health care technology, and the Health 2.0 conference is known as a leading showcase of cutting-edge innovations that will transform health, health care and research. Since 2007, over 500 technology companies have been introduced to the world stage at the Health 2.0 conference.

Science Exchange Co-Founder & CTO Ryan Abbott will demo Science Exchange during a session called “Accelerating Discovery: Tools for Transforming Research“. The session which will showcase some of the leading new developments in the area of scientific research. Along with Science Exchange, the session will showcase new tools from the National Cancer Institute, Medidata, Traitwise, Everyday Health and Alliance Health Networks.

Health 2.0 is on at the Hilton Union Square between October 7-11. The “Accelerating Discovery: Tools for Transforming Research” session takes place tomorrow between 2:30-3:25pm (in the Franciscan CD room). If you’re at the conference please come and say Hi!

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