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Don’t Believe the Hype – International Reference Pricing Will Cost Far More than 1% of R&D Budgets

By Duane Schulthess

It’s odd that a city like Brussels managed to carve itself out a niche as one of the major political centres of the world. The medieval site of a notoriously typhus infested bog, one of the main streets in downtown, ‘Rue du Marais’, literally means, “Street of the Swamp” and the name of the city itself comes from the old Flemish word Broekzele, which roughly translates to ‘settlement in the swamp.’ So, when one talks politically of draining the swamp, at least in Brussels, it carries a literal interpretation that is often distant from the current political climate in DC.

Digital citizen, digital patient: EMIF makes it as good to give as to receive


An Interview with Nigel Hughes, Scientific Director, Quantitative Sciences at Janssen Research and Development

By removing barriers to data exchange, EMIF has provided potent demonstrations of the power of pooling resources in Alzheimer’s disease and metabolic disorders. These exemplars are incentivising data sharing, says Nigel Hughes

Digital citizen, digital patient: How Wearables Can Fill the Data Gaps in Orphan Drug Development


An interview with Elin Haf Davies, CEO and founder of aparito

As if the small number of patients is not enough of a hurdle, snapshot and episodic collection methods can make it impossible to amass the data needed to convince regulators and reimbursement agencies that therapies for rare diseases are effective. Wearables can help, says Elin Haf Davies, founder and CEO of aparito.