“The rewards for the breakthrough drug discovery must be substantial, but if prices are the only mechanism through which returns on research flow, affordability will be compromised,” articulated an article titled, ‘Pharmaceutical Policy Reform – Balancing Affordability with Incentives for Innovation’, … Continue reading
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A Force Multiplier: An “Armageddon”: A Contender for Supremacy in the Generic Pharma World
It is very important for any country to ensure access to most appropriate medicines for the patients as and when they require. In many disease areas such access can be remarkably improved through affordable generic drugs, which offer significant savings … Continue reading
‘The Pharmacy of the Developing World’ keeps its eye on the ball to emerge as ‘The Pharmacy of the World’
The incessant march of the home grown pharmaceutical companies of India in search of excellence, especially in the space of high quality low cost generic medicines for almost all disease areas, continues at a scorching space, probably more than ever … Continue reading
Open Innovation: Quo Vadis, Pharmaceutical R&D?
Is the Pharmaceutical R&D moving from the traditional models to much less uncharted frontiers? Perhaps towards this direction, in November, 2010 in a report titled, “Open Source Innovation Increasingly Being Used to Promote Innovation in the Drug Discovery Process and … Continue reading
Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) initiative for the tropical diseases by CSIR and cancer by GlaxoSmithKline deserves a big applaud and support from all concerned.
As the name suggest the ‘Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD)’ is an open source code model of discovering a New Chemical Entity (NCE) or a New Molecular Entity (NME). In this model all data generated related to the discovery research will be … Continue reading
IPR, Climate Change and addressing the issue of transfer of Carbon abatement technology in the developing world.
To address all pervasive global challenge of climate change, access to efficient and cost effective carbon abatement technology to reduce the greenhouse effect has become a very important issue, especially for an emerging economy like, India. This issue perhaps will … Continue reading