ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

How can robotics change the pharmaceutical industry?

Posted by Peter Hogg

18/05/16 10:00

As demand for new drugs and medicines grows, pharmaceutical companies are continuously looking for new ways to increase productivity, leading to an increased reliance on automated equipment and robotics. These changes in ways of working will revolutionise many areas of the industry and are likely to have an effect on jobs.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Digital health

Top 5 emerging innovations in pharma

Posted by Peter Hogg

12/08/15 18:29

As biology and technology become ever more closely intertwined, new opportunities are emerging to improve healthcare through the use of innovative digital technologies. Here's a glimpse at some of the great strides that innovation teams within pharmaceutical companies are making in the exciting field of digital health. 

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Topics: Career advice, Life sciences news, Digital health

How genome sequencing is aiding drug research and development

Posted by Peter Hogg

06/07/15 15:58

One of the most innovative and fast moving fields in healthcare is genomics, which encompasses the sequencing and analysis of the human genome (our complete set of DNA). Genomics is enabling pharmaceutical companies to take a more personalised approach to drug development and will lead to safer and more effective drugs. Here's how genome sequencing is aiding drug research and development.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Digital health

Will Apple Watch and ResearchKit transform your clinical research job?

Posted by Peter Hogg

16/03/15 11:06

Apple has now entered the healthcare industry with a product that has been described as a "game-changer". With their revolutionary sensor technology and ability to capture vast amounts of data, the company that brought us the iPhone is well placed to make a significant imprint in medical devices and clinical research. But what does this mean for your job?

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Topics: Career advice, Life sciences news, Clinical research, Digital health

Why work in R&D for rare diseases and orphan drugs

Posted by Peter Hogg

24/02/15 14:04

Recent investment into development of treatments for rare diseases has seen increased demand for R&D professionals in that area. But what is behind this shift, and should you consider a career in rare diseases and orphan drugs?

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Topics: Career advice, Life sciences news, Digital health

Pharma companies: Cancer cure is not beyond us

Posted by Peter Hogg

02/02/15 15:57

Although the number of new cases of cancer diagnosed every year is rising, the survival rate has doubled over the past 40 years. While the former statistic is concerning and highlights the urgency and scale of the challenge, more positively, the latter suggests that significant progress is being made by the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry in the fight against cancer. 

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Topics: Life sciences news, Digital health