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Keith Miller, a 31-year-old supervisor of fill operations in the clinical production unit of Berlex, the US affiliate of Schering AG Germany, never imagined his nearly 2-year-old twins would end up in body casts.
When Iain Webb left his job as medical director at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for Millennium Pharmaceuticals three and a half years ago, he found industry to be "a different world," he recalls.
Jamie Stacey rises before dawn most days, and she and her 17-month-old son arrive at Abbott Laboratories' headquarters before 7:00 A.M.
For Lori Klaman, the fight against diabetes is a personal one.
D are finding that a decades-old technique called performance management can produce dramatic results without adding costs.
After months of missed deadlines, the US Food and Drug Administration this March finally released its Guidance for Industry on when and how drug companies should submit genomics data, and how the agency will evaluate it.
People working at large pharmaceutical firms will stand out from their colleagues if they stay on top of who's doing what at smaller firms, so their company can strike up joint ventures that fatten their early pipeline, suggests Tamara Zemlo, director of scientific and medical communications at the Science Advisory Board (see "Picking Up the Slack," page 11).
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It's most definitely a career with a purpose," says Thom Rowland of his job at Marietta, Ga.-based Solvay Pharmaceuticals, where he's vice president of US commercial operations for Solvay's gastroenterology and women's health product lines.