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Nir Barzilai | Jan 1, 2014
Studying and treating the chronic diseases associated with aging needs serious revamping.
Celebrated Neuroscientist Dies
Kate Yandell | Sep 23, 2013
Candace Pert, who helped discover opioid receptors, has passed away at age 67.
Week in Review: August 19–23
Tracy Vence | Aug 23, 2013
The importance of smORFs; America Invents Act and innovation in biotech; birds adjust their behavior to avoid cars; in defense of fundamental science
Prominent Pharmacologist Dies
Tracy Vence | Aug 22, 2013
Bill Bowman, champion of modern anesthetics and the founding professor of pharmacology at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, has passed away at age 83.
Orphan Drugs Lucrative
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 24, 2012
The market for drugs that target rare diseases is expected to rival big pharma blockbusters in the coming decades.
What it Takes to Develop Better Drugs for Kids
J. Steven Leeder | Mar 1, 2012
Over the past 15 years, new laws and regulations in the United States and the European Union have expanded to require the inclusion of pediatric patients in clinical drug trials.
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
When children need medications, getting the dosing and method of administration right is like trying to hit a moving target with an untried weapon.
Opinion: Sustainable Drug Monitoring
Jur Strobos and Andy Stergachis | Aug 31, 2011
Pharmacovigilance must keep pace with global distribution of drugs in resource-limited settings.
Patents Expire for Big Name Drugs
Jef Akst | Jul 25, 2011
As seven of the world’s top selling drugs expire over the next year, prescription prices are set to drop while generics fill in.
Hannah Waters | May 25, 2011
Editor's choice in neuroscience