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Posts from Date:   2016-4

Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 18, 2016

Allegra, Benadryl, Sudafed, Flonase, Claritin, Zyrtec, Tavist…. Why mention these drugs at this point in time?   Well…Spring is finally here.    Each season many of us spend some quality time with those little allergy pills…..  using them to try to squint through the annoying blurriness or reduce the itchiness.   We use them to attempt to gain […]

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Dealing with Electronic Trial Masterphobia…

by Michael Shanler  |  April 5, 2016

There’s an eTMF monster hiding under the bed… Well, not really…but I did recently have a conversation with a pharma R&D CIO (btw- he pre-approved me to blog about this) who mentioned that his clinical and TMF stakeholders were afraid of the consequences of moving away from a hastily implemented, resource-intensive, SP-based solution onto a new […]

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Hey Pharma, Did you listen to Elon?

by Michael Shanler  |  April 3, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 was unveiled a few days ago.  There are already over 250,000 people plopping down $1,000 deposits to reserve a product they haven’t physically seen or touched yet.  This reminds me of those Apple frenzies regarding iPhone launches.  What could be so interesting and disruptive that rational people would do something like […]

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