Local Lawmakers: Opioid Bill Targets Drug Companies

March 19, 2019

The Minnesota House passed a bill Monday night that they local DFL leaders say will hold drug companies accountable for costs related to the opioid crisis. Some lawmakers who support the bill say it will put Minnesota on the “cutting edge” of fighting the problem.

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Young Innovators of Medicines

The Young Innovators of Medicines form the youth branch of the Innovative Medicines Association. This is a trade association for 44 drug companies with a Dutch branch. The youth branch was founded in 2013, under the then name Jong Nefarma. The members of the Association have put forward 22 high potentials to participate in the youth department. In recent years, young people themselves have defined themes such as talent and development, partnership with other young (care) associations, connecting young people within the Association, and debate and advice on important topics in the pharmaceutical industry.

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video | August 24, 2021

Digital health solutions for remote patient data collection and continuous patient monitoring are enabling us to reduce patient burden and accelerate our clinical trials. Halsey Lea, Director Data Science, Data Science & AI, R&D, explains the transformative role that digital connected devices are playing in our smart clinical trial programmes....

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video | April 16, 2020

EMBL researchers are studying how drugs that have shown good results against COVID-19 work in living cells. This will help them to quickly identify other drugs that could treat the disease, which are urgently needed until a vaccine is developed, and possibly afterwards as well....

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video | April 14, 2020

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video | April 13, 2020

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Young Innovators of Medicines

The Young Innovators of Medicines form the youth branch of the Innovative Medicines Association. This is a trade association for 44 drug companies with a Dutch branch. The youth branch was founded in 2013, under the then name Jong Nefarma. The members of the Association have put forward 22 high potentials to participate in the youth department. In recent years, young people themselves have defined themes such as talent and development, partnership with other young (care) associations, connecting young people within the Association, and debate and advice on important topics in the pharmaceutical industry.

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