Tag Archives: Pfizer Inc

Patent Cliff Doom, Gloom Not Panning Out

A lot of ink has flowed describing the tough times that big pharma companies are experiencing as each, lemming-like, tumbles off the patent cliff. Certainly, the pain of shrinking revenues is clear for all to see. AstraZeneca plc, for example,…

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The Pharm-eleon is Shedding its Pharma-saurus Skin Again

If the big pharmas are indeed dinosaurs, they have learned to do what their predecessors could not: survive! Pharma may be prehistoric in terms of age compared to biotech, but it maneuvers more like a velociraptor than lumbering brontosaurus, as…

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@ASCO12: Invisible Gorillas, IgNobel Prizes and What it All Means for Drug Discovery

As I may have mentioned before, I love the IgNobel Prizes. So imagine my delight when I found myself in a session at ASCO’s 2012 annual meeting earlier this week listening to the speaker, Anthony Tolcher, talking about The Invisible…

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Pfizer’s Greg Simon Talks Change Blindness in Drug Development

If you walked up to a desk to sign a consent form for an experiment, and the person behind the desk bent down to file your form, and a different person stood up – someone with a clearly different face,…

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