Beyond The Printed Page

  1. What Would 6 Industry Icons Do Differently If Given The Chance To Be CEO Again
    6/8/2017

    In the July 2017, Life Science Leader magazine we will be publishing the article — Balancing Biopharma’s Bright Future Against Its Tarnished Image — 6 Retired CEOs Share Insights For Today’s Industry Leaders. The story features six former CEOs: Mike Bonney (Cubist); Hank McKinnell, Ph.D., (Pfizer); Francois Nader, M.D., (NPS Pharmaceuticals); David Pyott (Allergan); Stephen Sherwin, M.D., (Cell Genesys); and Henri Termeer (Genzyme). As each of these executive was gracious enough to give us an hour of their time, we encountered a slight problem — too many great insights to be included within all the pages of a print publication.

  2. Why Would Human Health Companies Want To Partner With Zoetis?
    6/7/2017

    When Zoetis, the former animal health business unit of Pfizer, was spun off as an independent company via an IPO in February 2013 (see Life Science Leader’s June 2017 cover feature), overnight it became the world’s largest publically traded animal health company. And while no longer part of one of the largest human health companies in the world, this doesn’t mean that a company focused on developing products just for animals isn’t interested in collaborating with biopharmas dedicated to creating therapeutics for people. Scott Brown, D.V.M., Ph.D., is the executive responsible for brokering such collaborations. The VP of external innovation elaborates on some of the challenges faced by Zoetis post IPO in creating research collaborations, as well as why human-health oriented companies might want to consider collaborating with an animal–health-focused company like Zoetis.

  3. IO KOLs Speak On
    6/7/2017

    More thoughts and comments from cancer immunotherapy experts augment our 2017 immuno-oncology update.

  4. 6 Industry Icons Weigh In On Internal Rate Of Return For Biopharma R&D
    5/8/2017

    In the July 2017, Life Science Leader magazine we will be publishing the article — Balancing Biopharma’s Bright Future Against Its Tarnished Image — 6 Retired CEOs Share Insights For Today’s Industry Leaders. The story features six former CEOs: Mike Bonney (Cubist); Hank McKinnell, Ph.D., (Pfizer); Francois Nader, M.D., (NPS Pharmaceuticals); David Pyott (Allergan); Stephen Sherwin, M.D., (Cell Genesys); and Henri Termeer (Genzyme).

  5. CSL Limited CEO Shares Insights Beyond Just How To Grow Revenue
    2/1/2017

    Being the head of any Big Pharma is bound to test an executive’s work-life balance. But when that Big Pharma is headquartered in Australia, and the company prides itself on being a “global operation,” maintaining any kind of work-life balance is a formidable task. “I’m not the poster child for how to strive for work-life balance,” admits Paul Perreault, CEO and managing director of CSL.

  6. 9 Questions With Takeda Oncology’s Chief Counsel And Head Of Patient Advocacy
    1/4/2017

    In 2002 Liz Lewis joined Takeda where she is currently chief counsel and head of patient advocacy at Takeda Oncology. Lewis sat down with me to share how she helped enhance Takeda Oncology’s patient advocacy organization.

  7. What Will The Global Biopharmaceutical Industry Look Like In 2027: Trendsetter Series Part 4 of 4
    12/2/2016

    The executive-level participation for Life Science Leader magazine's signature 2017 Outlook issue had an overwhelming. This year’s feature article involved 13 executive life science leaders! In part four of this series, which is a supplement to the feature magazine article, we pose the question, “Looking even further ahead, what is your vision for how the global biopharmaceutical industry might look in the year 2027?”

  8. Shire CEO and Novartis CMO Weigh In On Trends For 2017: Trendsetter Series Part 3 of 4
    12/2/2016

    The December 2016 issue of Life Science Leader magazine raised the bar in our 2017 Outlook feature article with participation from 13 trendsetters, including pharma leaders, payors, and a representative from the NIH. We hope you enjoy reading their thoughts in this supplement to the magazine’s December 2016 cover feature.

  9. How Biopharmas Are Addressing Key Trends For 2017: Trendsetter Series Part 2 of 4
    12/2/2016

    When Life Science Leader magazine asked for executive-level participation for the signature 2017 Outlook issue published in December 2016, we were overwhelmed with the response. This year’s feature article involved 13 executive thought leaders! In part two of this series, which is a supplement to the 2017 Outlook feature article, we pose the question, “What are you doing at your organization to address/capitalize on certain trends?” 

  10. What Trends Will Have The Biggest Impact On Biopharma In 2017: Trendsetter Series Part 1 of 4
    12/2/2016

    When Life Science Leader magazine asked executives to participate in our signature 2017 Outlook issue published in December 2016, the response was overwhelming. We gained participation from 13 life science leaders! But one of the challenges such a positive response creates is it makes it impossible to publish all of this great content.