Articles by William Looney - Pharmaceutical Executive


Articles by William Looney

Oncology: Pathways to Progress

Feb 1, 2013

Pharm Exec recently convened a cross-section of industry experts to review current and pending efforts to turn great science into good oncology practice.

In Cancer, Process Drives Progress

Feb 1, 2013

Today's most important public health story is the advance in our understanding of the biology of cancer, writes Pharm Exec Editor-in-Chief William Looney.

Industry Forecast 2013

Jan 25, 2013

As companies seek safety from empowered payers, bankrupt governments, and distracted regulators, success will come to those who understand how competition and technology are changing the way everything this industry does.

The Permanent Campaign

Jan 1, 2013

Promoting the merits of private-sector drug innovation is no easy task—just ask the UK's Office of Health Economics, with a record 50 years of engagement around the hard policy questions that ultimately drive success in the pharmaceutical marketplace.

The Long Swim—Upstream

Jan 1, 2013

2013 may be a number associated with the fate of the luckless, but our annual review of the business and policy environment for Big Pharma suggests otherwise—as we near the midway point in the "tween" decade, there is good fortune in store for those with the perspective that comes with the long view.

2012: Year of Record

Dec 1, 2012

The calendar says its wrap-up time, not just for gifts but for some of the trends that shaped the industry—for good or bad—in 2012.

The Puzzle Master: EMA's Guido Rasi

Dec 1, 2012

Europe's chief regulator charts a strategy from many moving parts. Dr Guido Rasi talks to Pharm Exec's William Looney.

Simple Questions for Spain

Nov 1, 2012

Spain's leading business school, IESE, organized an expert conference on October 2-3 to address two simple questions. First, how can providers and payers work together to generate more value from existing resources? Second, what must be done to ensure the system continues to create value in the first place?

Lundbeck: Bidding for the Stars and Stripes

Oct 1, 2012

Pharm Exec takes a look at how a mid tier player — Denmark's Lundbeck — is counting on the momentum of the big US market to vault it to global leadership position.


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