Clinical research is creating more data than ever before, but are we making the most of it or are we at risk of getting overwhelmed by the sheer amount of data? This was a question high on the agenda at the recent Medidata NEXT conference, where the company’s leaders and customers discussed how technology and processes need to evolve to enable better clinical outcomes.
In this issue: The world’s pharma manufacturing hotspots, creating a universal flu vaccine, obstacles to improving the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, the potential of growth drugs, detecting racemisation in drugs, and more.
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