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More thoughts on drug company R&D productivity ranking

[updated]  Some comments I received on the previous post made me realize there was a more fundamental flaw in drug company R&D productivity rankings that should be highlighted. Drug discovery is by and large a high failure rate multistep process … Continue reading

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Who’s The Best In Drug Research? 22 Companies Ranked Incorrectly

Matt Herper at Forbes has a post on new pharmaceutical research productivity data from Richard Evans, a former Roche executive and Wall Street analyst.  Evans calculates metrics such as (1) Economic Returns to R&D spending, (2) Patents / $1M R&D spend, (3) Average … Continue reading

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