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Drug discovery is a high-cost, risky business because only a fraction of the therapeutic targets selected for study will actually yield products that achieve regulatory approval by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The average drug can take 10+ years to progress from the discovery phase to the clinic, with only one compound out of 10,000 evolving into a viable product. Need for discovery is driven by the need for new products to market and sell. The number of new pharmaceuticals introduced to the market has dropped precipitously in recent years but has been on a downward trend for over a decade. At a time when basic biomedical knowledge is increasing exponentially, the gap between bench discovery and new pharmaceuticals appears to be expanding.

Through outsourcing portions of their drug discovery programs, many pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies have found an effective cost-cutting strategy that can also improve the hit-to-lead conversion and early identification of unsuccessful compounds. In view of the fact that outsourcing can accelerate the drug discovery process, the business of contract drug discovery has evolved from providing low-end research services to more value-added high-end research.

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  • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (Oncology) pipeline landscape. B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is a type of slow growing leukemia that affects developing B-lymphocytes (also known as B-cells). Symptoms include swollen lymph nodes (glands) in the neck, ... Read More

  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Hypopharyngeal cancer is a term used for tumors of a subsite of the upper aerodigestive tract, and like most other subsite designations, the distinction is anatomic rather than pathophysiologic within the group of head ... Read More

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pneumonia - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Pneumonia (Infectious Disease) pipeline landscape. Pseudomonas aeruginosa has become an important cause of pneumonia. It is the most common pathogen isolated from patients who have been hospitalized for more than one week. Signs and symptoms ... Read More

  • Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (Toxicology) pipeline landscape. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a side effect of cancer treatment. Symptoms include pain, burning, tingling, constipation, muscle weakness, blood pressure changes and balance problems. Risk factors include ... Read More

  • Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...of the Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (Women's Health) pipeline landscape. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is an absence of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity. The predisposing factors include anxiety, depression, androgen deficiencies, ... Read More

  • Dupuytren Contracture - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...pipeline landscape. Dupuytren contracture is a hand deformity that usually develops slowly, over decades. Dupuytren contracture affects the connective tissue under the skin of the palm. It is a localized formation of scar tissue beneath ... Read More

  • Cachexia - Pipeline Review, H1 2017 the dramatic weight loss and muscle atrophy seen in patients with chronic illness including type I diabetes, multiple sclerosis, HIV, cancer, and in individuals with age-associated „failure to thrive‟ syndrome. Symptoms include involuntary (unintentional) ... Read More

  • Myocardial Infarction - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Myocardial infarction is the irreversible necrosis of heart muscle secondary to prolonged ischemia. Symptoms include pain, fullness, and/or squeezing sensation of the chest, jaw pain, toothache, headache, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, and/or general ... Read More

  • Leiomyosarcoma - Pipeline Review, H1 2017 aggressive soft tissue sarcoma derived from smooth muscle cells typically of uterine, gastrointestinal or soft tissue origin. Symptoms include a noticeable lump or swelling, pain, if it presses on nerves or muscles and a ... Read More

  • Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype Infections - Pipeline Review, H1 2017 overview of the Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype Infections (Infectious Disease) pipeline landscape. H5N1 is a type of influenza virus that causes a highly infectious, severe respiratory disease in birds called avian influenza. This ... Read More

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a form of chronic lung disease that develops in preterm neonates treated with oxygen and positive-pressure ventilation. Symptoms include tachypnea, tachycardia, increased respiratory effort (with retractions, nasal flaring, and grunting) and ... Read More

  • Optic Neuropathy - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Optic neuropathy is an inherited form of vision loss. Symptoms include eye pain or discomfort, numbness, tingling and clouding of vision. Predisposing factors include age, tobacco smoke, alcohol, cancer treating drugs, stress related chemicals, ... Read More

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Poisoning (Toxicology) pipeline landscape. Heavy metal poisoning is the accumulation of heavy metals, in toxic amounts, in the soft tissues of the body. Sources of toxicity can include environmental, water supply, industrial and hobbies. Symptoms ... Read More

  • Malignant Mesothelioma - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare cancer often diagnosed in people who have been exposed to high levels of asbestos. The malignancy affects the pleura, a thin membrane of lubricating cells that lines the ... Read More

  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...of the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (Infectious Disease) pipeline landscape. Hand, foot and mouth disease is an illness that causes sores in or on the mouth and on the hands, feet, and legs. Hand, ... Read More

  • Thyroid Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...landscape. Thyroid cancer is a cancer that starts in the thyroid gland. Symptoms include lump that can be felt through the skin on neck, difficulty swallowing, pain in neck and throat and swollen lymph nodes ... Read More

  • Malignant Pleural Effusion - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Effusion (Respiratory) pipeline landscape. Malignant pleural effusion is a condition in which cancer causes an abnormal amount of fluid to collect between the thin layers of tissue (pleura) lining the outside of the lung and ... Read More

  • Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (PVR) - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...(PVR) (Ophthalmology) pipeline landscape. Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (PVR) occurs when a scar forms under or on the retina after retinal detachment, preventing the retina from healing and falling back into place. Risk factors for proliferative vitreoretinopathy ... Read More

  • Systemic Idiopathic Juvenile Arthritis - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Systemic Idiopathic Juvenile Arthritis (Musculoskeletal Disorders) pipeline landscape. Systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (also known as Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA)) is a disorder featuring inflammation, characterized by high spiking fevers, salmon-colored rash that comes ... Read More

  • Global Drug Discovery Market Forecast 2016-2024

    ...forecast period. Major health disorders such as genetic disorders, mental health disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular and other diseases and their prevalence rates among the population drives the market. MARKET INSIGHTS The drug discovery market is segmented ... Read More

  • Global and Chinese MET-88 Industry, 2017 Market Research Report provides key statistics on the market status of the MET-88 manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry.Firstly, the report provides a basic overview ... Read More

  • Dyslipidemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2017 defined as elevation of the total cholesterol, the bad low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and the triglyceride concentrations, and a decrease in the good high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol concentration in the blood. Numerous factors and ... Read More

  • Alpha- Antitrypsin Deficiency - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Deficiency (Genetic Disorders) pipeline landscape. Alpha-antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disease that occurs due to lack of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT), a protein that protects the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath and wheezing, lung infections, ... Read More

  • Fabry Disease - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...pipeline landscape. Fabry disease is an inherited disorder. Fabry disease results from abnormal deposits of a particular fatty substance (called globotriaosylceramide) in blood vessel walls throughout the body. Symptoms include pain, diarrhea, nausea, kidney problems, ... Read More

  • Grass Pollen Allergy - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

    ...Allergy (Immunology) pipeline landscape. Grass pollen allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to pollen from grasses. Signs and symptoms include skin reactions, such as hives, redness or swelling, itching or tingling in ... Read More

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