Chemistry is still cool
April 7, 2015

Looking for new customers in France, Belgium, United Kingdom, and other European countries, I realized that the number of pharmaceutical companies…

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March 31, 2015

Copper-Catalyzed Selective Arylations of Benzoxazoles with Aryl Iodides Still trying to decide if this is a joke or not. Any help…

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Who had come in first ?
February 19, 2015

Being French, living in Spain and working in English I read different news items from different countries in several languages. Recently,…

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Superposed Binding Pose
Beware the Binding Pose
February 12, 2015

One of my favourites blogs, which I have mentioned in previous posts, is In the Pipeline, written by Derek Lowe. He…

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Cancer, Bad Luck and Press Releases…
January 26, 2015

Everything started with a headline: “Most cancers are caused by bad luck – not bad judgement, says study” (Independent), and another:…

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2014 in Numbers
January 19, 2015

As is our tradition, here you have our figures about projects and products of 2014. Compiling this info takes only a…

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Are cars becoming more innovative than drugs?
December 12, 2014

For the first time in 10 years there is no pharmaceutical company among the three biggest R&D spenders! According to the…

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Lorcaserin approved
June 29, 2012

Well, it is the first anti-obesity drug approved by the FDA in 13 years (last one was Roche’s Orlistat, marketed as Xenical…

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December 1, 2011

During the last CPhI in Frankfurt we officially presented our joint venture with Applus+ LGAI, christening it GalChimiApplus. This collaboration will…

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Number crunching
October 1, 2011

The review selected for this issue is in fact what the J. Med. Chem. calls a ‘Perspective’ paper. To summarize, it…

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