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Sample Management Challenges and Opportunities in Asia Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is home to over three billion people. With a combined total economy estimated at $20 trillion, five countries in the region -China, Japan, India, Australia and Korea- rank among the Top 15 largest economies in the world. As global biopharmaceutical companies continue to expand clinical trial research in Asia-Pacific, the need for […]

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Long-term Business Growth in China Depends on Collaboration

Conducting clinical trial research in China has become a top global strategic priority for many biopharmaceutical executives. Even though language and cultural barriers remain, transportation infrastructure is limited and the expectation for governmental scrutiny has increased, China is considered one of the world’s most attractive drug development markets, and the fastest-growing. Since 2006, 13 of […]

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Trends in Smartsourcing Biospecimen Resources

Today’s evolving world of biopharmaceutical drug discovery and development is moving rapidly toward harnessing the exciting opportunity of targeted medicine through the advancement of genomic research and biomarker development.  Cost-reductions in R&D budgets has been a key driver as research organizations seek to find ways of integrating sample asset inventories and bioprocessing methods to maximize […]

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The Value of Biorepository Accreditation by the College of American Pathologists

With more than 18,000 members, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the largest global association of board-certified pathologists, pathologists-in-training and lab personnel, and the second largest medical society in the United States, serving patients, physicians and the public with gold standard excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. The Illinois-based organization pioneered […]

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Understanding How to Navigate the Regulatory Environment in China

As the world’s most populated country, the People’s Republic of China boasts a current population of 1.39 billion. This has led to the growing importance of healthcare and technology advancements within China. In 2012, China decided to invest in the technology sector as part of its current five-year economic plan, putting the biology, energy and […]

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Three Factors for Successful Sample Management Operations in China

With its established success in China, Charles River Laboratories has a solid research foundation which will be further enhanced by BioStorage Technologies’ expertise in global sample management. Charles River is, among many other things, a drug research and development company with a goal of delivering safe and effective therapies to patients around the world. Their […]

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Trends in Pharmacogenomics and Biomarker Research

Pharmacogenomics offers great promise for pharmaceutical research. By taking into account individual unique genetic differences and biomarkers, medicines can be tailored to individual patients, creating greater potential for both treatment and profitability. The discovery of qualifying biomarkers is expected to grow into a $34 billion market by 2017. Creating applications of those biomarkers, like clinical […]

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Clinical Trial Management With Your Sample Supply Chain

The global development of new biopharmaceutical therapies is a growing business. The management of global logistics and supply chain services is a critical component of the process. Scaling your clinical trials for the globe provides many unique challenges though. When shipping research samples over vast distances and storing in many different climate zones, risks can […]

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BioTechnology Industry Making Economic Strides in a Challenging Economy

It’s no secret that our economy has been in a downward spiral for several years. Despite the rough economic circumstances our country has faced, the trend in the biotechnology industry has taken these obstacles head-on and has come out even stronger because of them. At what the biotechnology industry considered to be the end of […]

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Career Advice from Deborah Brooks – Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association

Source http://www.hbanet.org/ By: Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association HBA Boston Chapter News – Event Chair: Julie McCann, BioStorage Technologies “I want to give you permission to not have a plan when it comes to your career,” Advised Deborah Brooks, dine around speaker. Brooks’ career path took many twists and turns before cofounding the Michael J. Fox Foundation […]

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