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20 Mar, 2014The Trials of Rare Disease Clinical Research


While we previously discussed how rare disease research has dramatically increased in both academic and industrial research, clinical trials of potential rare disease…

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31 Dec, 2013CNS Therapeutics: Restrategizing Pharmaceutical Development


The need for CNS therapeutics is on the rise.  Neurological diseases are expected to increase steadily in the coming years.  Previously, we addressed…

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27 Dec, 2013CNS Therapeutics: Is the Risk Worth the Reward?


More than $2 trillion dollars a year are spent on treatments for CNS disorders.  One in three people over 80 currently has Alzheimer’s…

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08 Oct, 2013The Way to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Part 3


Patient perspective (patient-centered outcomes) is a crucial element in addressing health and illness issues for individuals on therapy. In the final article in…

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01 Oct, 2013Patient-Reported Outcomes In Cancer Management – Part 2


A personalized medicine approach to clinical cancer therapy does not necessarily translate into a patient-centered approach as discussed in part 1 of this…

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