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Clarithromycin (Biaxin): FDA drug safety communication—potential increased
risk of heart problems or death in patients with heart disease.
Schizophrenia Drug Market Expected To Be Worth Billions
The schizophrenia market is anticipated to be collectively driven by improved
drug delivery technologies, availability of long-acting injectables (LAIs),
and an increase in patients seeking
People on the Move
William Chey, M.D., has been appointed to the Medical Advisory
Board and Diane Plotkin, Ph.D, as VP of Clinical Development at
Ritter Pharmaceuticals • Dr. Kevin Doyle, formerly with Charles River
Laboratories, will serve as Head of Chemistry at Domainex • Jim
Pittas, formerly COO at The Association for Packaging and Processing
Technologies (PMMI), assumes the role of President and CEO, and Dave
Newcorn advances to the new position of Senior VP, Digital & Data at
PMMI • Dr. Timothy Saarinen has been hired by Maruho Hatsujyo
Innovations as COO of its Medical Packaging Machinery business. Most
recently, he served as Commercial Director, North America at Amcor •
Sarah Haecker Meeks, Ph.D, was named VP of Business Development
at Synpromics • Jeffrey Idle, Ph.D., named Director of Systems
Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics Division at LIU Pharmacy • Silji
Abraham, formerly with MilliporeSigma, joined West Pharmaceutical
Services, Inc. as Chief Digital and Transformation Officer.
and Pharma Issues
"I was wrong, I was a fool.
I should have known better."
—‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli in a letter to Brooklyn
federal court judge, Kiyo Matsumoto, shortly before
sentencing on securities fraud charges.
New Brunswick, NJ
A conference for representatives from
pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical
device organizations in a wide variety of industry
A global end-to-end supply chain event for
Biosimilars & Biobetters Congress
Delegates representing leading biotech
companies, global pharmaceutical organizations,
and academic institutions will focus on market
access strategies, clinical development,
commercialization, and manufacturing.
Pack Expo East 2018
A packaging event that brings together suppliers
of packaging innovations for pharmaceutical/
medical device, food, beverage, cosmetic/
personal care, and chemical/household.
New York, NY
The premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and
device development and manufacturing event
where attendees can “Experience Science
International Conference On Nano
Medicine and Nanoparticles
Las Vegas, NV
A wide variety of pharmaceutical professionals
from around the world will connect with the
latest research and technological developments
in the area of nano medicine.
Experience cutting-edge science from drug
discovery to late stage clinical development
with 48 expert speakers, including from Gilead,
Allergan, and Novartis.
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The expected market worth of pain
management therapeutics by 2024,
according to Transparency Market Research.
WHO has estimated that 116 million
Americans were living with chronic pain.