ALSO IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE
Bloated COVID Relief Package Misses Mark
In his final column, John McManus discusses the difficult position pharma companies are in now from a political standpoint and the COVID relief bills.
What I Learned As A Teacher That Made Me A Better Leader
Before I started my career in the pharmaceutical industry, I was a chemistry and biology teacher. While my days in the classroom now feel like a lifetime ago, a day rarely passes that I don't draw upon the range of skills I honed back then.
Turn COVID-19 Supply Chain/Manufacturing Challenges Into Opportunities
While there are no quick and easy fixes to overcoming COVID-related supply chain and manufacturing challenges, they do present opportunities for modernizing supply chains and manufacturing capabilities.
A Q&A With Bernie Zeiher Of Astellas
Bernie Zeiher Of Astellas took on the dual role of CMO & President of Development in April 2018. Here he discusses how he adjusted to that job and some of the best practices he’s learned along the way.
Insights On How Outsourcing Decisions Are Made
How does your company’s approach to making outsourcing decisions compare with others in the industry? Data from ISR’s CDMO outsourcing models report highlights common practices that, when adopted, may improve outsourcing outcomes from drug innovators’ perspectives.
BEYOND THE PRINTED PAGE
Communicating Authentically During Times Of Crisis4/19/2021
John Fowler, cofounder and CEO of Kezar Life Sciences, shares “A Letter to Kezar Employees,” a best practice example of a leader communicating authentically and transparently during times of crisis (i.e., the killing of George Floyd).
A Lesson Learned The Hard Way4/18/2021
Neil Kumar, cofounder and CEO of BridgeBio, discusses his rationale behind why employees didn’t have titles during the startup phase.
BridgeBio’s Neil Kumar Remembers Those Humble Beginnings4/12/2021
Neil Kumar, cofounder and CEO of BridgeBio, a company today valued at more than $10 billion, shares an embarrassing experience of the startup’s humble beginnings.