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Derek Lowe The 2002 Model

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Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases. To contact Derek email him directly: derekb.lowe@gmail.com Twitter: Dereklowe

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May 3, 2011

Let the Healing Begin

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Posted by Derek

This piece is too short to excerpt, so just Read The Whole Thing, as they say. The headline is "Pfizer Breaks Psychological Need To Always Seek FDA's Approval". And yes, it's The Onion.

Comments (4) + TrackBacks (0) | Category: Regulatory Affairs


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1. Pharmaheretic on May 3, 2011 4:13 PM writes...

So phoni's stupidity has become a pop culture icon?

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2. Rick on May 3, 2011 5:59 PM writes...

Thank god for The Onion, Stewart and Colbert!

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3. Fishy Fish on May 3, 2011 10:20 PM writes...

@#2,
Second that.

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4. RB Woodweird on May 4, 2011 6:19 AM writes...

"Martin added that if the FDA knows so much maybe they should just start manufacturing their own drugs"

Classic lol moment.

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