Tag Archive: Pfizer

Jun 25

Clinical Trials in the Facebook Age

On 07 Jun 2011, Pfizer initiated a clinical trial pilot to assess safety and efficacy of Detrol LA, which is a treatment for overactive bladder (OAB).  The trial, REMOTE (Research on Electronic Monitoring of OAB Treatment Experience), was the first completely “virtual” trial ever designed.   The trial was set-up to compare if a completely virtual …

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Apr 26

Pharma’s Looming Cash Flow Crunch

Our greatest lack is not money for any undertaking, but rather ideas.  If the ideas are good, cash will somehow flow to where it is needed. – Robert H. Schuller Pharmalot posted a quick summary of a report by Moody’s Investor Service that compares aggregate drug industry debt from 2006 to 2009.  As usual, I …

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Apr 21

Blockbuster Sales Forecasts for 2010 and 2014

The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present. – John Naisbitt Interested in what blockbuster drug sales may be like for the next 4 years?  Trying to position your developing therapeutic against the current and future marketplace?  Reuters just released a FACTBOX that contained a forecast of the …

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