Industry Leader articles are written by executives at biopharma companies, consultancies, research firms, and companies that provide services or products to sponsors. The topics are nonpromotional and focused on industrywide business issues.
Women who are starting life sciences companies often do not have access to a network of mentors and advisors, whose strong advocacy establishes instant credibility and opens the doors to investors.
Here are some examples of why “soft skills,” such as those related to relationship building, leadership, and communication, are essential to today’s pharma and biotech leaders.
Companies frequently talk about being patient-centric. But what I don’t hear discussed as often is the role of the patient after a drug is approved. And I am convinced it is equally important. Why? Because patients are not static; they grow and change over time.
Aside from the clinical opportunity that gene therapy products present; they do introduce tremendous complexity into both the manufacturing and commercial processes. Remember these three points before developing your gene therapy plan.
While the costs and reputational implications associated with pharma data breaches are enough to pay heed to cybersecurity, these compromises can pose a serious threat to patient safety.
Similar to a clinical trial setback, misclassification of independent contractors (ICs) can have a substantial negative impact on a pharma business.
Pharma companies that don’t emphasize risk management and insurance due diligence while adding exposures from new products or services to their policies will see the far-reaching impacts on their budgets.
New research confirms that many of the challenges sponsors face managing clinical trials stem from the disparate nature of processes and systems.
Much has been written about opportunities for improving the drug development process. Although there are many areas ripe for process improvements, let’s focus on the following five.
Many parents can tell a story about the lengths they’ve gone to help their children when no doctor could provide an answer. But there’s one story that stands out to me above the rest because it really drives home the vital need for data sharing, digital collaboration, and the establishment of a connected health ecosystem in the life sciences industry.
Dr. Helen Torley, president and CEO of Halozyme Therapeutics, shares a story of how the biopharmaceutical industry makes a difference.
Halozyme Therapeutics’ president and CEO, Dr. Helen Torley, discusses her path to the c-suite, including the formative experience that best prepared her for becoming a CEO.
Helen Torley, president and CEO of Halozyme Therapeutics, discusses hyaluronan and the role it plays in development of ENHANZE, PEGPH20 along with a staining diagnostic to determine patients with high levels of hyaluronic acid (HA).
Rob Wright provides insight into The Board Meeting West, a life sciences industry event for high-level biopharmaceutical executives serving on corporate boards, or hoping to do so in the near future.
Rob Wright provides a bit of his perspective on the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.