Bio giant GSK counts on virtual network for new drug discovery
GlaxoSmithKline, Britain's biggest pharmaceutical company, is to launch a drug development initiative to take advantage of opportunities outside the company.
According to chief executive Jean-Pierre Garnier, "The virtual Cedd (Centre of Excellence for Drug Discovery) is about reaching beyond the walls to the world's laboratory". The virtual unit will consist of a small team of scientists focused on doing deals with biotechs, small and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions.......
Bioteams Books Reviews
Just because we might have selfish genes it does not mean we have to behave selfishly; nature knows when to be nice as well as nasty and nepotism occurs in the biological world too with equal destructiveness as our world. This is according to Richard Conniff author of The Ape in the Corner Office and reviewed in the UK Guardian Newspaper (27 May).