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HUBweek 2018: Why Innovation Needs Cross-Sector Collaboration

Innovation does not happen in a vacuum. Instead, it requires a rich ecosystem of talent, capital, expertise and logistics to translate theoretical science into life-saving treatments and therapies.

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Researcher Profile: Doug Williamson

In recognition of the great work being done to treat mental illness, we're sharing the story of Doug Williamson, MD, the chief medical officer and vice president of US Medical at Lundbeck, who has a…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The Fight for New Treatments Continues

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which each year calls attention to the condition that one in every eight women will face throughout their lifetimes.

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Researcher Profile: Jay Fine

A new study shows there are more than 300 medicines in development to treat skin diseases. At Boehringer Ingelheim, researchers like Dr. Jay Fine are dedicated to finding innovative approaches to…

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Innovation is Fragile, But Worth Protecting

The Atlantic, in partnership with PhRMA's GOBOLDLY campaign, convened thought leaders to discuss the policies needed to foster biopharmaceutical innovation while ensuring access and affordability for…

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month: The Promise of Immunotherapy

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness for patients with one of several types of blood cancer, including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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Why Has Research into Alzheimer's Disease Been So Hard?

Why, when we have seen such progress in our ability to treat other diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and HIV, has progress in Alzheimer's research been so difficult to achieve?

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I'm One of the Lucky Ones

Learn about Jamie Schanbaum's near-fatal battle with meningitis, and the importance of getting vaccinated.

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I Just Want to Show Other Patients that Anything is Possible

Today is World Duchenne Awareness Day, which aims to raise awareness for people living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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Researcher Profile: Jane Owens

Dr. Owens is a senior director who manages rare muscle disease research projects in Pfizer's Rare Disease Research Unit.

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A Lifeline for Blood Cancer

The battle against blood cancer is one that can strike early, often beginning in childhood. But thanks to the unstoppable resolve of researchers, groundbreaking treatments can now harness the body's…

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Improving Health Care Quality While Reducing Costs

The latest immunosuppressant therapies are transforming the lives of patients in ways beyond physical success. Innovations in treatment not only help extend life, they can also reduce health care…

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A New Era for Vaccines

National Immunization Awareness Month, sponsored every August by the National Public Health Information Coalition in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control, aims to raise awareness about…

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Translating Science into Valuable Insights to Develop the Next Generation of Personalized Medicines

Each person’s genetic makeup is unique, and the thousands of treatments and medicines currently available to patients vary in how they impact different subsets of the population.

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Achieving Innovation and Access Together

In today's new era of medicine, breakthrough treatments are revolutionizing how we fight disease, providing hope to patient populations that 20 years ago could never have dreamed of using the word "…

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Tackling Overdose and Addiction with Novel Treatments

In a few weeks, on August 31, the world will recognize International Overdose Awareness Day, which takes place each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and to reduce the stigma of a drug-…

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Advancing Mental Health by Reducing Stigma and Improving Treatment

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced suicide rates in the U.S. increased by 25 percent over the last two decades, and more than half of those who died by the disease had…

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Researcher Profile: Jirong Lu

Dr. Jirong Lu, a distinguished research fellow at Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), traces the beginnings of her career to a high school fascination with chemistry.

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Looking Ahead Toward a Bright Future

Today, August 1, marks World Lung Cancer Day, which aims to raise awareness not only of the devastating effects of the disease, but also of the hope provided to patients through advances in…

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Reflecting on Progress this World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day, which takes places every year on July 28, aims to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis.

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Researcher Profile: Rajeev Venkayya

Dr. Rajeev Venkayya joined Takeda in 2012, to launch the company's global vaccine business.

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