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Main Title Drug truths : dispelling the myths about pharma R & D /
Author LaMattina, John L.
Publisher John Wiley & Sons,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 234432203
ISBN 9780470393185 (cloth); 0470393181 (cloth)
Subjects Drug development--United States ; Pharmaceutical industry--United States ; Drugs--Research--United States ; Drug Industry--economics--United States ; Drug Design--United States ; Research Design--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RM301.25.L36 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/03/2012
Collation xiv, 136 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-132) and index.
Contents Notes Cholesterol drugs are unnecessary -- Industry is more interested in 'me-too' drugs than in innovation -- It takes industry too long to discover new drugs -- Drugs are discovered by academia -- New medicines add costs but little benefit -- Big pharma has failed and should learn from biotech success -- The industry invents diseases -- New drugs are less safe than traditional medicines -- Industry spends more on advertising than R & D -- Industry does not care about diseases of the developing world -- Big pharma's day has passed -- Final reflections.
Place Published Hoboken, N.J.
PUB Date Free Form c2009
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2008033272
OCLC Time Stamp 20121130123327
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02547cam 22005654a 45020