Brian Reid

PhRMA @ #ASCO13: It’s Not A Breakthrough, It’s Incremental Innovation

06.02.13 | By

The Catalyst is covering #ASCO13 this weekend and we’ll be posting ongoing thoughts on the pulse of the conference. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to leave comments below or tweet @PhRMA.   

16 Year Old at ASCO Demonstrates Why Curiosity Is Our Best Weapon Against Cancer

06.01.13 | By

There are many great tools on display at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting that are being used to better understand and attack cancer: genetic information, carefully crafted immunotherapies, antibody-drug conjugates. But the most important tool is the one often taken for granted: curiosity.

PhRMA @ #ASCO13: Biopharmaceutical Sector Propels Economic Activity

06.01.13 | By

The Catalyst is covering #ASCO13 this weekend and we’ll be posting ongoing thoughts on the pulse of the conference. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to leave comments below or tweet @PhRMA.   

PhRMA @ #ASCO13: Investing In Medicines Leads to Long-Term Savings

05.31.13 | By

The Catalyst is covering #ASCO13 this weekend and we’ll be posting ongoing thoughts on the pulse of the conference. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to leave comments below or tweet @PhRMA.   

Week In Review: Promoting Safe Medicines

05.31.13 | By

A troubling headline in the Wall Street Journal’s Africa section caught my attention earlier this week – “Africa’s Malaria Battle: Fake Drug Pipeline Undercuts Progress.” The article described customs officials in Angola finding a counterfeit Malaria drug disguised in a shipment of loudspeakers from China.

PhRMA @ #ASCO13: Innovation Extends, Improves and Saves Lives in the War Against Cancer

05.31.13 | By

The Catalyst is covering #ASCO13 this weekend and we’ll be posting ongoing thoughts on the pulse of the conference. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to leave comments below or tweet @PhRMA.   

CMS Offers Informative Take on Physician Prep for Sunshine

05.30.13 | By

CMS wrote an informative Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) that highlights the important role of the physician community in the implementation of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.  With over half of physicians in a recent survey admitting they didn’t k

Ending the Tobacco Epidemic for World No Tobacco Day

05.30.13 | By

As more U.S. cities become smoke free, we’re seeing first hand what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is saying – U.S. tobacco use has declined significantly. As a result, I was surprised to learn that worldwide tobacco consumption is actually growing.

Alliance for a Stronger FDA Explains Why Sufficient Funding for FDA is Critical

05.28.13 | By

For more than 50 years, biopharmaceutical companies have partnered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help ensure the safety and efficacy of medicines. Due to the vital nature of the FDA’s public health oversight, PhRMA supports an empowered agency that is adequately resourced through Congressional appropriations which are supplemented by user fees.

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