Recent Articles

November 21, 2014 8:48 am
Drug Discovery & Development Staff
Beta blockers offer no survival advantages to patients, post-heart attack, but they do improve survival among some heart failure patients. Read more...                                                          
November 20, 2014 9:42 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
People with mental health problems are “significantly” more likely to have stroke or heart disease, according to a study unveiled at a recent Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. Read more...
November 19, 2014 11:29 am
Guizhong Liu, Senior Director of Cancer Biology, Crown Bioscience Inc.
Drug discovery is a protracted and uncertain process that needs to overcome many hurdles during preclinical and clinical development before it finally achieves regulatory approval for patient treatment. For every drug that reaches the marketplace, well over 100 have been abandoned at some point in their development. Read more...
November 18, 2014 10:56 am
Christina Jakubowski, Managing Editor, Bioscience Technology
More than 30,000 brain advocates from academia, industry and media converged on Washington, D.C. this week for the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). Read more...
November 18, 2014 9:52 am
Drug Discovery & Development Staff
In honor of the SCI’s 50th anniversary, the journal Nature asked Thomson Reuters for the 100 most highly cited papers of all time.  Read more...                                  
November 17, 2014 9:03 am
Christina Jakubowski, Managing Editor, Bioscience Technology
November is already halfway over— which means we’re also halfway through National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, which celebrates and raises awareness for the nearly 5.4 million people who have this condition. Read more...
November 14, 2014 12:53 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
The former Fox News anchor surprised his audience with some shocking news earlier this week. Read more...                          
November 13, 2014 10:21 am
Skip Derra
Will ZMapp’s Ebola success force big pharma to take plant-based drugs seriously? Read more...                                                      
November 12, 2014 2:16 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
This high-flying pharma executive had his career derailed for a variety of surprising factors. Read more...                          
November 11, 2014 10:51 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
“Berlin Patient” Timothy Brown was cured of HIV after he received stem cells from a patient naturally immune to the disease. His story inspired two companies to try and recreate that natural immunity in HIV patients using stem cells and two (then-new) gene-editing techniques. Read more...
Subscribe to Drug Discovery & Development