A Chronicle Pharmabiz Special
February 07, 2008
Innovators gather @ drugmakers' isle
Year in, year out pharma world is witnessing an unprecedented growth in manufacturing activities. And in tandem with this growth, Puerto Rico, a Commonwealth of the United States
Puerto Rico - Haven for manufacturing
Puerto Rico has the highest concentration of pharmaceutical manufacturing anywhere in the world. It accounts for 17 percent of the total US pharmaceutical cleanroom space. There are more than 60 plants, employing 27,000 workers.
Bio drugs for cancer - Emerging potential
Reflecting the growing depth of understanding of mechanisms behind cancer progression, presently there is a raise in the number of new drugs and therapeutics reaching clinical trials.
RNAi - The GenNext drug targets?
In reality, a technique of gene silencing that function as a switch for controlling the gene in the cell according to our will - often sounded as RNA interference (RNAi) - keeps our hope alive.
FTC opposes collective bargaining in Puerto Rico
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued the following statement in response to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent opposition to legislation (S.B. 2190)
PIA-PR works to strengthen pharma cos in the island
The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico (PIA-PR), which represents the research based multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies with operations in the island
NOVACES offers Lean Six Sigma training in Puerto Rico
NOVACES, a Lean Six Sigma consulting and training firm, has partnered for a third year with the University of New Orleans Executive Education Network to offer Lean Six Sigma open enrollment courses in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico fuels investor interest
The recent IPO of Triple-S, the local BlueCross BlueShield Licensee, and a demographic shift are fuelling investor interest in health sector as demand for health services is likely to grow in Puerto Rico.