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JUNE 2017 | VOLUME 19 | NUMBER 5
14 FROM THE EDITOR
18 MANAGING YOUR CAREER
Validating your decision to hire
20 FDA WATCH
Warning letters & close-out letters
24 THE PHARMA BEAT
NSAIDs - friend or foe?
26 ANALYZE THIS!
Technologies for bioprocessing control
30 BIOPHARM INSIDER
Trends in new technologies and budgets
1Q R&D for pharma & biopharma
44 NEWSMAKERS: LEE KARRAS
Meeting the demand for pediatric dosage forms
46 NEWSMAKERS: JOANNE ANDERSON
Scottish CMO sets up shop in U.S.
114 THE BACK PAGE
Top Indian firms expand base in the U.S.
16 TOP OF THE NEWS
88 DCAT SHARP SOURCING 2017
90 ASSOCIATIONS & EVENTS
91 INDUSTRY NEWS
93 COLLABORATIONS & ALLIANCES
95 TRIALS & FILINGS
97 CRO NEWS
99 PROMOTIONS & MOVES
101 FINANCIAL NEWS
103 READER SHOWCASE
105 COMPANY SHOWCASE
111 INDUSTRY CALENDAR
112 CLASSIFIED LISTINGS
113 ADVERTISER INDEX