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The Basics of Biotech 101, 201 & 301

Webinar | Price: Individual Session: $129 | Full Series: $299

This 3-part webinar series is specifically geared toward the non-science professional who needs to better understand industry terminology, science, techniques and issues. This series provides an overview of the science and technology used to enable discovery and the processes scientists use to discover new therapeutics. Download now.

Taking Advantage of New FDA Programs for Expediting Drug Development

Webinar | SPONSORED BY: Appian | Wednesday, August 12th | 11am ET / 8am PT

Pharma companies can employ several strategies for obtaining expedited approvals-including, in some cases, acquiring them from other companies. This webinar will feature regulatory experts from the pharma industry who can provide tips on navigating these programs. Register Today!

Content: The Driving Force Behind Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: M-Files

This white paper discusses enhancing core GRC components with EIM, integrating EIM with systems that administer quality and compliance activities, and compliance, content and the cloud. Download today to learn more.

How to enable anywhere, any data access without compromising security

Webinar | Thursday, September 24th | 1pm ET / 10am PT | Sponsored by: M-Files

This webinar will discus how the emergence of the ability to share documents and data across thousands of miles instantly has pulled biopharma companies in two opposing directions. Companies want, even need, the interconnectivity that is facilitated by the Internet, but feel equally strongly about controlling who can view and interact with their data. Register today!

Successful collaboration in the virtual lab

Webinar | Thursday, July 30th | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: IDBS

With the relentless drive to reduce costs and increase innovation, B2B collaboration is increasingly becoming the mainstay of research and development (R&D). From pharmaceuticals to energy, healthcare to consumer goods, IDBS helps R&D teams make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of populations worldwide. Reserve Your Spot Today!

The Big Book on SaaS Application Delivery

eBook | Sponsored by: Akamai

SaaS application delivery has taken the software world by storm by eliminating the need to purchase, implement and maintain an extensive IT infrastructure. Akamai developed The Big Book on SaaS Application Delivery, where you’ll learn about the current state of SaaS application delivery over the internet and find out the key challenges facing SaaS providers. Download today!

Performance Matters: 9 Key Consumer Insights

eBook | Sponsored by: Akamai

Thanks to the development of new online shopping technologies and the introduction of more powerful mobile and desktop devices, platforms, and operating systems, e-commerce companies must adapt and learn how to stay ahead of the game. Download the Performance Matters: 9 Key Consumer Insights report to learn about trends in e-commerce and how mobile has transformed the way consumers interact with the web.

FierceBiotech Radio on #AAIC2015, the first PCSK9 approval, and selling drugs to Millennials

Multimedia | July 23, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including new data on some closely watched treatments for Alzheimer's disease, the latest on a new group of would-be-blockbuster cholesterol drugs and an ad campaign for contraceptives that targets Millennials.

FierceBiotech Radio on Celgene's $7.2B splash, Sanofi's shakeup, and GSK's big, bad wolf

Multimedia | July 16, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including Celgene's planned acquisition of Receptos, Sanofi's latest corporate restructuring and an alarming new ad from GlaxoSmithKline.

FierceBiotech Radio on big approvals for Novartis and Vertex, Mylan's real estate controversy, and @brentlsaunders

Multimedia | July 9, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including Novartis and Vertex Pharmaceuticals scoring big FDA approvals, Mylan's headquarters scandal, and the refreshing approach to Twitter of Allergan's CEO.

FierceBiotech Radio on the cost of CAR-T, the future of Zoetis, and gentrification in Kendall Square

Multimedia | July 1, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including Celgene's big-money partnership with Juno Therapeutics, buyout rumors surrounding Zoetis, and the latest Big Pharma to move into Cambridge, MA.

Adaptive Trial Designs: Improving the Efficiency of Drug Development

Whitepaper | Published: July 1, 2015 | Sponsored by: Covance

In this whitepaper, you will learn more about adaptive clinical trials including their future growth and the characteristics of ideal candidates. You will also see how partnering with Covance can give you a head start on designing and executing adaptive clinical trials to improve both predictability and efficiency. Download Today!

Adherence-Informed Clinical Trials to Achieve and Maintain Maximal Treatment Efficacy

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND | Presented By: MWV Healthcare

This webinar will address the impact of medication non-adherence in clinical trials. Accurate adherence measurement is necessary to evaluate a compound's true potential and increase the likelihood of a successful trial outcome. Register to Watch Now!

FierceBiotech Radio on GlaxoSmithKline rumors, Allergan's new identity and Axovant's IPO

Multimedia | June 22, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including buyout rumors surrounding GlaxoSmithKline, the new face of Allergan and a biotech IPO that's turning heads around the industry.

FierceBiotech Radio at #BIO2015

Multimedia | June 19, 2015

FierceBiotech Radio is back with a two-part special from the BIO conference in Philadelphia. In Part I, FierceBiotech Editor-in-Chief John Carroll moderates a discussion on cancer R&D, featuring leaders from AstraZeneca, Juno Therapeutics, Merck, Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline. And in Part II, Damian Garde takes the pulse of the conference, talking to executives from Roche, uniQure, Alexandria Real Estate and Egalet.

Blazing a short path to an accelerated approval in oncology

Video | June 18, 2015

Cancer drug R&D has attracted billions of dollars in new investments as biopharma companies rush to stake out leading positions in hot new fields of research. At the 2015 BIO conference in Philadelphia, FierceBiotech Editor-in-Chief John Carroll moderates a discussion on the future of cancer R&D, featuring leaders from AstraZeneca, Juno Therapeutics, Merck, Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.

FierceBiotech Radio on Teva vs. Mylan, 'female Viagra' and the next cardio blockbusters

Multimedia | June 12, 2015

FiercePharma's Carly Helfand and FierceBiotech's Damian Garde discuss the week's biggest news in biopharma, including the ongoing squabble between Teva and Mylan, the debate over a new class of cholesterol treatments, and the regulatory saga of a long-delayed female libido drug.

FierceBiotech Radio with Editas Medicine's Katrine Bosley

Multimedia | May 7, 2015

Editas Medicine CEO Katrine Bosley, one of FierceBiotech's 2010 Top Women in Biotech, joins FierceBiotech Radio to discuss gene editing, the Biogen alumni network and life in biotech's boomtown.

Ending Stagnation: How Collaboration Tools are Enabling a New Era of R&D

eBook | Published: May 6, 2015 | Presented By: Polycom

Biopharma R&D, from drug discovery through to late-phase clinical trials, suffers from two fundamental, near industry-threatening problems: It is too slow and too expensive. Something has to change. Fortunately for the industry, tools and tactics that can shave time and money from drug development already exist. Download this eBook to learn more.

Key Scientific Considerations and Concepts in Developing a Global Observational Study Protocol

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Sponsored by: Parexel

This webinar will summarize the core scientific concepts needed to develop a global observational study protocol that describes or evaluates a therapeutic treatment in patients under conditions of usual care, in terms of clinical, humanistic and economic outcomes for a variety of key stakeholders. Register to watch now!

How to Build a TMF Strategy to be Inspection-ready

Webinar | Thursday, April 16th | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: Veeva Systems

Hear how Kythera Biopharmaceuticals reduced their TMF reconciliation time by 40% with their TMF strategy. Sign up for the webinar here.

Life Science Innovations Explained

eBook | Published: April 2015 | Author: BioTech Primer

Written for the non-scientists. Learn about the science, products, companies and competitors in the biotech industry. Topics include: gene therapy, immunotherapies, RNAi medicines, antibody conjugates and so much more. One topic per page. Download BioTech Primer's free eBook now.

FierceBiotech Radio with J&J Innovation's Ken Drazan

Multimedia | April 1, 2015

Ken Drazan, head of J&J Innovation's California outpost, joins FierceBiotech Radio to discuss how the pharma giant approaches external R&D, how partnering has changed in modern biopharma and why med tech so often lags other fields in life sciences.

FierceBiotech Radio on the biotech bubble and #FierceMadness

Multimedia | March 26, 2015

In this bonus episode of FierceBiotech Radio, John Carroll sits down with Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Asthika Goonewardene to discuss the results of an informal survey in which readers weighed in on whether the unprecedented bull market for biotech is sustainable or has transformed into a fragile bubble ready to pop. Then, FiercePharma's Carly Helfand discusses #FierceMadness, a single-elimination tournament of drug names going on over at FiercePharmaMarketing.

FierceBiotech Radio and EP Vantage on biotech's big 2014

Multimedia | March 24, 2015

EP Vantage's Amy Brown joins FierceBiotech Radio to talk about her retrospective look at a big year for biotech and peek ahead at what might be in store for 2015.

Is this a biotech bubble?

Video | March 23, 2015

FierceBiotech Editor-in-Chief John Carroll sits down with Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Asthika Goonewardene to discuss the results of an informal survey in which readers weighed in on whether the unprecedented bull market for biotech is sustainable or has transformed into a fragile bubble ready to pop.

FierceBiotech Radio with Express Scripts' Steve Miller

Multimedia | March 10, 2015

Steve Miller of Express Scripts ($ESRX), the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, joins FierceBiotech Radio to discuss the future of drug pricing, the impending debut of biosimilars in the U.S. and how he got into the PBM business.

FierceBiotech Radio with NEA's Carol Gallagher

Multimedia | March 3, 2015

New Enterprise Associates Partner Carol Gallagher joins FierceBiotech Radio to talk about her journey from Big Pharma to small biotech and eventually to venture capital, along the way shedding light on just what VCs do all day.

New Technologies for Complex Oral Formulation and Drug Delivery Challenges

eBook | Published: January 16, 2015 | Sponsored by: Catalent

As the knowledge of the basic biology behind disease increases, and as drugs become more advanced, delivery challenges increase for oral and other formulations. Because of this, delivery solutions need to become more sophisticated and more effective. Download this eBook to learn more.

Is there more room to boom in biotech in 2015?

Video | January 13, 2015

FierceBiotech Senior Editor Stacy Lawrence moderates an executive breakfast panel Is there more room to book in biotech in 2015? at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA. Lawrence's panel features Ken Drazan, the head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation in California; Dennis Aisling, founder of Aisling Capital; Rajeev Shah, portfolio manager at RA Capital; Rahul Chaudhary, managing director and head of capital markets at Leerink; and Kurt von Emster, partner at Abingworth.

Targeting cancer treatments: A progress report

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: December 16, 2014

Throughout the history of cancer drug development, researchers have tried to make treatments more specific, reducing the side effects and increasing the efficacy. The next step in this process is the move towards therapies that are not only tailored to each individual, but that also target tumors and nothing else. Download this FierceBiotech eBook to learn more.

Analyzing Real-World Data for Lifecycle Management

eBook | Published: October 27, 2014 | Sponsored by: Covance

Life used to be simpler for pharma commercialization teams. Once a drug won regulatory approval, the path to sales was relatively clear. Now a drug must prove to payers its value over existing treatments and continue to do so throughout its lifecycle. Download this FierceBiotech Special Report to learn more.

Fast Phase IIIs

Video | October 21, 2014

FierceBiotech Editor-in-Chief John Carroll moderates an executive breakfast panel, Fast Phase IIIs at the BIO International Convention in Boston, MA.  Carroll's panel features bluebird bio CEO Nick Leschly, Pfizer Senior Vice President Jose-Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos, Agios CEO David Schenkein, GlaxoSmithKline Vice President Jason Gardner and Sanofi Head of Boston R&D Jim Burns.

Special Report | The Changing Landscape of Phase IV Research

eBook | Published: September 29, 2014 | Sponsored by: Covance

Industry spending on post-authorization studies belies the rapid changes occurring in Phase IV research, driven by an the demand for evidence of safety and effectiveness. Download this Special Report to learn how Phase IV research continues to transform.

Animal Health Leaders Embrace Biotech R&D

eBook | Published: September 15, 2014 | Sponsored by: Catalent

The presence of biotechs in the animal health industry is growing. Companies working in this industry are using biologic processes to develop large-molecule drugs and vaccines for both livestock and pets, and to improve techniques for research, development, and manufacturing. Download this eBook to learn more about the role biotechs play in the burgeoning animal health industry.

Cross-Contamination in Drug Manufacturing: The Regulatory Trends

eBook | Published: July 25, 2014 | Presented by: One 2 One

Cross-contamination among production lines is an important issue in drug manufacturing, because it can put both patients and workers at risk of adverse health effects. As the global therapeutics markets grow and drugs become increasingly more potent, authorities in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere are tightening regulations to increase safety and control exposure. Download this eBook to learn more.

Optimizing Formulation Development: New HPMC Capsules Offer Expanded Options for Pharmaceutical Formulations

eBook | Published: July 18, 2014 | Presented by: Capsugel

The evolution of technology in pharmaceutical and medical sciences has extended the range of polymers that are being developed to meet the demand for quality in capsule manufacturing. While they were initially targeted to the producers of vitamins and minerals, these plant-based capsules are now becoming an important option for pharmaceutical manufacturers. Download this eBook to learn more today!

Executive Summary | Veeva 2014 Paperless TMF Survey: An Industry Benchmark

eBook | Published: July 7, 2014 | Sponsored by: Veeva

FierceMarkets and Veeva Systems recently conducted a survey of more than 250 Trial Master File (TMF) owners to explore the impact of growing eTMF adoption as well as the drivers, benefits, and barriers to going paperless. The survey examines the success factors for fully electronic trials and gives an industry-wide view of where organizations fall on the spectrum of paper-based to paperless TMFs. Download this free Executive Summary today!

Next-Generation Orphan Drug Delivery

eBook | Published: May 19, 2014 | Sponsored by: Catalent

According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), a disease is rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 Americans. There have been around 6,800 rare diseases defined so far, affecting around 30 million people in the US alone. Big Pharma used to ignore this segment of the market, but now developing orphan drugs to treat these rare diseases is an industry priority. Download this eBook today!

eBrief | Work Smarter: How Data and Informatics are Reshaping Post-Approval for Pharma

eBook | Published: May 5, 2014 | Sponsored by: Enclarity, a LexisNexis company

With all of pharma’s key markets rethinking reimbursement, the onus is on companies to find ways to deliver the evidence payers want. The rise of new sources of real-world data and the informatics capabilities to derive insights from the figures gives pharma a way to meet these demands. But to make the most of the information, the industry must re-think its practices. Download this eBrief today!

The Future of Animal Health

eBook | Published: March 17, 2014 | Sponsored by: Catalent

The current market for animal drugs and vaccines (not just dogs and cats) is worth $22 billion a year and growing. Add in the huge and growing market for livestock treatments and it's no surprise pharmaceutical companies are angling to find the ideal position in animal health. This FiercePharma eBook will survey the landscape in animal health and the potential growth opportunities for investors and life sciences entrepreneurs. Download this eBook today!

eBrief: Securing Clinical Documents in Cloud-Based Collaborations

eBook | Published: February 18, 2014 | Sponsored by: NextDocs

Big pharma and biotech companies have undergone a series of consolidations, as internal research budgets continue to shrink. With much more at stake, the industry is evolving to embrace more collaborative, future-thinking tools that will not only save sponsors money, but that will also increase efficiency, expedite trials and help identify ineffective drugs sooner. Download this eBrief today!

Renal Biomarkers: Driving Drug and Diagnostic Development in Kidney Disease

eBook | Sponsored by: MPI Research | Published: November 22, 2013

Biomarkers have been used in the diagnosis and monitoring of kidney disease for many years. However, these are most effective in established disease, and by the time they detect injury, the damage may already be done. This ebook discusses the use of biomarkers in identifying susceptibility to kidney disease, using biomarkers to predict outcomes, as well as the limitations of existing biomarkers. Learn more.

New Drugs For Old: Failed Drugs Gaining a Second Chance

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: November 18, 2013

The cost of drugs that fail in clinical trials can be measured by far more than the cash poured into the development process. Now, through drug repositioning some of those investment costs can be recouped by giving drugs a second and often lower-risk chance in a new indication. Download this FierceBiotech ebook to learn key advantages and strategies of drug repositioning.

Picking Winners: Data Mining for Drug Discovery

eBook | Sponsored by: Certara | Published: November 4, 2013

There are several new initiatives being undertaken in the biopharmaceutical industry aimed at making better use of the vast terabytes of information flowing out of research labs around the world. This ebook discusses the intelligent application of analytics and informatics to enable drug hunters to better understand disease, pharmacological and clinical data. Download it today.

eBook | Next-Generation DNA Sequencing in the Clinic

eBook | Sponsored by: EMC Isilon | Published: October 7, 2013

There's no denying the power and promise of next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) in the healthcare setting. Since 2005, when the first next-gen instruments hit the market, the field has exploded, and not surprisingly, companies have stepped in to fill unmet clinical needs. Here, we profile five businesses taking five different approaches to clinical NGS. Download today.

Bolstering Clinical Trials With Diagnostics

eBook | Sponsored by: Blinded Diagnostics | Published: August 26, 2013

This year has brought a bevy of partnerships between diagnostics makers and drug companies seeking to target experimental drugs to clearly defined patient populations. Download this eBook to learn how personal medicine will develop in today's world and help the patients of tomorrow.

Your Peers Expect a VDR. What Are You Using?

eBook | Sponsored by: Merrill Datasite | Published: July 22, 2013

While previously companies have kept their important paperwork in physical rooms, virtual data centers have recently become more popular. Download this ebook to learn how VDRs can make viewing classified documents safer and easier.

Collaborations in the Cloud

eBook | Sponsored by: Akamai | Published: July 15, 2013

Cloud-based technologies are proving to be useful within the life sciences industry. Download this ebook to learn how pharma and biotech companies are embracing efforts toward accessible and secure information for research collaborations.

Single Use Technology: From Bioprocess Convenience to Drug-Development Driver

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: April 29, 2013

In order to accelerate the production of biological molecules, companies have been exploring disposable, single-use systems. Download this ebook to learn the impact and future use of single-use technologies, cost-saving opportunities, and challenges of implementing new drug development processes.

FierceBiotech Special Report | Foundations Fuel Risky Biotech Ventures

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: March 25, 2013

Non-profits are taking larger roles in funding clinical trials and research. With their primary goal being finding cures, rather than financial gain, the influx of non-profit research donations may help accelerate cures and advanced research. Download now.

Tablets for Trials: Will Mobile Tech Make Development More Efficient?

eBook | Sponsored by: BioClinica | Published: March 18, 2013

With the clinical trial model as flawed as it is, pharma companies are turning to mobile technology as a way to increase success rate and drive down costs. So, what, if anything, can tablets and smartphones do to improve drug development? Download now.

Patient-Centric Drug Formulation Principles: Formulating Drugs for Children and the Elderly

eBook | Sponsored by: Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies | Published: March 8, 2013

How are drug developers and doctors tailoring prescriptions to patients? FierceBiotech outlines the principles and strategies for patient-centric drug development. Learn More.

Conversations with World-Class Biotech Innovators

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: February 28, 2013

What elevates a researcher to the top of the industry? FierceBiotech profiled five prominent researchers and asked them how they garnered such success. Download for free today.

Facing Up to the Biosimilar Challenge: Preclinical and Beyond

eBook | Sponsored by: MPI Research | Published: January 22, 2013

Faced with a continuing economic crisis and an aging and increasingly obese population, healthcare providers are seeing where they can cut costs. Generics saved the U.S. healthcare system $192 billion in 2011 alone. To read more on this timely topic, download this eBook today.

Special Report: China's Rise Drives Investment in Biotech Drugs

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: January 22, 2013

The Chinese government's devotion to biotech has sparked major expansion efforts by some of the country's leading pharmaceutical players, also making it fertile ground for venture capitalists in the U.S. Click here to download the complete report today.

Special Report: Rare Disease and Orphan Disease Drug Development

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: November 5, 2012

Drug developers are devoting considerable resources to rare indications and adopting some clever science to bring those orphan diseases home. To read more about the challenges and opportunities associated with bringing drugs for rare diseases to market, click here to download the complete report today.

Moving from Preclinical to Clinical

eBook | Sponsored by: MPI Research | Published: October 15, 2012

In this new eBook from FierceBiotech, learn how the industry has re–emphasized translational medicine to usher molecules from preclinical development to initial human studies. Click here to download this eBook today.

Bioavailability Challenges

eBook | Presented by: Catalent | Published: October 8, 2012

In recent years, researchers and companies have faced increasing challenges in the discovery and development of new drugs. The challenge for Pharma companies has become maximizing the bioavailability of molecules that demonstrate activity, but are often poorly soluble and/or permeable, by selection and careful utilization of the right drug delivery technologies. Click here to download this eBook today.

FierceBiotech Special Report: Armed Antibodies Readied for War on Cancer

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: September 29, 2012

For the drug developers looking to bring these products to market, ADCs represent the inevitable marriage of two sometimes hit-or-miss technologies, chemotherapy and antibodies, the next generation of anti-cancer compounds. In this Special Report FierceBiotech explores the potential and the challenges of the burgeoning field of ADCs.

Supplying Global Clinical Trials: Keys to Avoiding Costly Delays

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: April 16, 2012

This FierceBiotech eBook provides expert analysis and industry insights to guide biopharma professionals that face the challenges of meeting strict timelines, selecting contractors and avoiding setbacks during the planning and execution of manufacturing partnerships for global clinical trials.  Download Now.

Trends in Enterprise Content Management in BioPharma

eBook | Sponsored by: OpenText | Published: March 19, 2012

This FierceBiotechIT eBook looks at how ECM has evolved, what the challenges to biopharma are, and how those challenges and obstacles are being met by a variety of ECM approaches. Download now.

Oral Drug Delivery Technologies: Tackling Clinical and Commercial Challenges

eBook | Sponsored by: Catalent | Published: March 12, 2012

This FiercePharma eBook examines Big Pharma's need for technology to give new life to old drugs, and potentially deliver their next breakthrough medicines. This report covers some of the market opportunities, business strategies, and key innovations in the oral drug delivery field. Register Today!

Academic and Pharma Partnerships: Tapping the Ivory Tower for the Next Blockbuster

eBook | Sponsored by: Merrill Datasite | Published: February 20, 2012

This FiercePharma eBook examines the changing relationship between Big Pharma and academia. Through interviews with both academic and corporate insiders, we gather perspectives from each side and address potential stumbling blocks. While there are pitfalls along the way, there is also great potential if the path can be navigated safely. Download today.

Including China in Drug Development Programs: Opportunities & Challenges

eBook | Sponsored by: Quintiles | Published: February 6, 2012

China’s market growth makes it an attractive target for biopharmaceutical development. FierceBiotech takes an in-depth look at both the opportunities and challenges that come with drug development in the world’s most populous country. Download PDF now.