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The Monday Morning Briefing: Pfizer first with positive "immune accelerator" results

10 August 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Morning!

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Instant gratification is everywhere. Are clinical trials ready?

7 August 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

There’s much to marvel at - and just as much to dislike - in our culture of instant gratification.

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The Monday Morning Briefing: Ebola vaccine "100 percent successful" in trials

3 August 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

G’day! Would you like the good news first? It’s Monday morning, meaning another working week is upon us. Excellent! The bad? Well, we only have five days of it until the inevitable blasted weekend. Let’s make the most of it while we can, then, and let’s kick things off with the week’s top five pharma headlines.

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The Monday Morning Briefing: Allergan offloads generics division

27 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Good Morning! The weather outside the Formedix UK offices can only be described as a deluge - which is appropriate, given that we’re battling a perfect storm of pharma news today. There’s so much happening! Let’s just get straight to it, shall we?

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Who Converts Wins: How to create Define-XML from SAS XPT datasets

23 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

When submitting clinical data to a regulator in electronic format, you’ll need to include metadata - data about the data - in the form of a Define-XML. This CDISC-format file helps the reviewer who’ll eventually approve or reject your application by describing the format and content of the data submitted.

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The Monday Morning Briefing: FDA and Google discuss mining side effect search data

20 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Morning! I’m sure you know the drill by now, but in case you don’t: here are the biggest pharma news stories of the week - digested and distilled for your perusal. Enjoy!

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The Tuesday Morning Briefing: Apple's ResearchKit to become a feature in clinical trials?

14 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Morning! Here’s what you need to know in the pharma world today:

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Formedix #DIA2015 Interviews: The End of User Licenses: How Formations Could Revolutionize Software Procurement

10 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Ahead of this year’s DIA 2015 Annual Meeting, Formedix commissioned a series of three interviews with some of our CDISC standards experts. In the third, Consultancy Manager Darren Bill discusses Formations, the token-based payment system for Formedix On Demand Services, and its advantages over traditional user licenses.

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The Tuesday Morning Briefing: Big pharma will supply Greece, despite crisis

7 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Good Morning! We hope you had an enjoyable holiday weekend and managed to wring every last bit of fun out of those four glorious days. Of course, you’ll have been far too busy having fun to keep up with the latest developments on Planet Pharma, so we’ve been trawling the weekend’s news to bring them to you. Enjoy!

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Formedix #DIA2015 Interviews: CDISC Standards Deadline Raises Bar for Japanese Firms

1 July 2015
by Fiona Hartley About The Author

Ahead of this year's DIA 2015 Annual Meeting, Formedix commissioned a series of three interviews with some of our CDISC standards experts. In the second, our man in Japan Masahiro Hayashi talks about the country's looming CDISC deadline, and what it means for its pharmaceutical companies.

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