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Bioinformatics Bioinformatics generally deals with the acceleration of lead discovery by providing structural data, information and knowledge. Given that a single pharmaceutical lab can generate more than 100 GB of data per day, sophisticated bioinformatics sys- The yearly throughput of a typical lead discovery group increased from about 75,000 samples tested on about 20 targets to over a million samples tested on over 100 targets (Houston and Banks 1997). Today, UHTS allows for the simultaneous screening of more than 100,000 substances per day in a frilly automated way.

Hi addition, marketing departments are working closer with their R&D counterparts to ensure that cHnical trials are designed to meet specific market needs. Today, it is even common for pharmaceutical companies to conduct clinical phase IV trials after a product has been launched. Such trials typically focus on further indications and subpopulations or seek to differentiate the product from competition. The drug's differentiation on the market also becomes critical at the time when the drug's patent protection is about to expire.

For example, when the first tests of the antiviral drug AZT in 1985 showed encouraging results in 330 AIDS patients, the FDA authorized a treatment referred to as 'Investigational New Drug' for more than 4,000 people with AIDS before AZT was approved for marketing (Gassmann et al. 2004). In most countries prices are regulated by federal authorities (directly or indirectly). In some countries the price of a product is fixed according to the social costs of the society. , Brazil). However, national Increase in R&D Risks 49 healthcare systems always have the primary and most direct impact on product prices, also because they mostly decide about a drug's recommendation for reimbursement by health insurances.

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