spacer
home > ebr > summer 2019 > the next frontier
PUBLICATIONS
European Biopharmaceutical Review

The Next Frontier

Drug development is an arduous process punctuated by go/no-go decisions related to the efficacy and safety of drug candidates. When a new preclinical drug candidate with a reasonable profile of efficacy and safety is identified, it is still uncertain whether this new therapeutic agent will ultimately make its way to the patient and advance human health. In fact, ~90% of all compounds entering clinical trials fail, largely due to safety issues in clinical phases or drug efficacy issues in patients (1).

Read full article from PDF >>

Rate this article You must be a member of the site to make a vote.  
Average rating:
0
     

There are no comments in regards to this article.

spacer
Judi Wardwell is a Senior Application Scientist at InSphero, with more than 25 years of experience working in the pharma industry. Prior to joining InSphero, she was the Manager of a functional genomic group at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she developed physiologically relevant cell models and conducted phenotypic screens to identify new drug targets in developing integrated approaches to target identification. Judi has also held scientific research positions at Wyeth and Hoffmann-La Roche.

Dr Radina Kostadinova is Lead Product Manager for InSphero 3D InSight™ Liver Toxicology and Disease Platforms. She has more than 17 years of research experience in industry and academic settings, working in the fields of molecular and cellular biology and preclinical mechanistic toxicology. At InSphero, her focus is to develop and establish liver tissue models for detection of drug toxicity, as well as 3D liver disease models for the study of fibrosis, inflammation, diabetes, and obesity.

Professor Armin Wolf is Chief Scientific Officer at InSphero and Professor of Toxicology at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. An accomplished pharma R&D executive and board-certified toxicologist with more than 30 years’ cumulative experience at Janssen and Novartis, Armin offers a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing the pharma industry and the need for more physiologically relevant human models to improve efficiency in drug discovery and safety testing.
spacer
Judi Wardwell
spacer
spacer
spacer
Judi Wardwell
spacer
spacer
spacer
Professor Armin Wolf
spacer
spacer
Print this page
Send to a friend
Privacy statement
News and Press Releases

Entry now open for the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

The 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards will be held at the National Conference Centre (NEC), Birmingham, on the evening of the first day of the PPMA Total Show 2019 – Tuesday, 1 October 2019. 
More info >>

White Papers

The Rare Disease Patients Experience

When planning a clinical trial for a rare disease, it is important to have a holistic understanding of your patient population. You want to be aware of where your patients are coming from, and what it is like to walk in their shoes. These patients need your trial just as much as you need them; even from the earliest stages, conceptualize your rare disease trial as an altruistic relationship between the patient population and your study.
More info >>

 
Industry Events

BioPharm America™ 2019—12th Annual International Partnering Conference

11-12 September 2019, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), Boston, MA 02210 USA

BioPharm America™ is a unique partnering event that forms the nexus of discovery and realization. Startup companies, established biotech and entrepreneurs from academia attend in search of finance, pharma and development partners. The event format highlights innovation and promotes new business relationships by bringing dealmakers from the life science ecosystem together to engage and de-risk the enormous task of drug development. Life science executives from around the world gather to identify, meet and to enter into strategic relationships facilitated by partneringONE®, the world’s leading web-based partnering system. BioPharm America is the only event in North America based on the same reputable formula as EBD Group’s acclaimed European events BIO-Europe® and BIO-Europe Spring®. BioPharm America annually attracts 800+ delegates from over 500 companies who participated in 2,300+ scheduled one-to-one meetings. BioPharm America is now part of Biotech Week Boston, and together they draw a total of over 4,500 life science leaders, scientists and innovators.
More info >>

 

 

©2000-2011 Samedan Ltd.
Add to favourites

Print this page

Send to a friend
Privacy statement