Tag Archives: R&D

Research: “Antibiotic Resistance Is Prevalent in an Isolated Cave Microbiome”

15 Apr

The commonly held hypothesis that antibiotic resistance arises through (over)exposure to antibiotics is questioned in this new research. It weakens the link between resistance and antibiotic use and suggests that  “… antibiotic resistance is natural, ancient, and hard wired in the microbial pangenome.” This has implications for how we think about R&D around antibiotics and how […]

Measuring Research and Development in Developing Countries

12 Jun

Science Technology & Society, Vol. 15, No. 1, 77-111 (2010) Jacques Gaillard This article seeks to present the main characteristics of Research and Development (R&D) in developing countries using mainly available R&D statistics and to draw some implications for the Frascati Manual methodologies and its application. The main characteristics presented include trends and concentrations, relative […]

Sanofi-Aventis opens 1st China R&D center

09 Apr

French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis on Tuesday opened its first regional research and development center in China, the Shanghai Daily reported. The company expects that the Asia-Pacific R&D center will accelerate the development of therapies and health solutions in the region, said Marc Cluzel, vice president of research and development. Sales in emerging markets such […]

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