Archive for May, 2004

The Drug Research War

The Drug Research War “Mention the term ‘outsourcing,’ and drug development probably doesn’t leap to mind. But this market, which is the heart of pharmaceutical and biotech companies, is growing at a yearly clip of 15% to 20%. Right now the lion’s share of the work has gone to U.S. companies that focus on drug […]



Could patients glean stock tips?: Drug trial participants may be insider trading.

Could patients glean stock tips?: Drug trial participants may be insider trading. “Patients in clinical trials might be using information about the drug they are taking to trade illegally in pharmaceutical stocks, warns a group of doctors and bioethicists. But they have no idea how prevalent the problem might be.”



Financial Snapshot For March 2004: Looking Good

Financial Snapshot For March 2004: Looking Good “It’s been a rocky first quarter for the biotech stocks � and for the markets in general. Yet, despite investors’ nervousness � about issues as diverse as the terrorist train bombing in Madrid and the departure of Mark McClellan from the FDA � the biotech sector managed to […]



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