The Antidote: Inside the World of new Pharma [Audiobook] download free by Barry Werth

The Antidote: Inside the World of new Pharma Audiobook download free by Barry Werth
  • Listen audiobook: The Antidote: Inside the World of new Pharma
  • Author: Barry Werth
  • Release date: 2014/4/21
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781451655674
  • Rating: 8.49 of 10
  • Votes: 215
  • Review by: Caroline Bayne
  • Review rating: 7.33 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/29
  • Duration: 5H30M4S in 256 kbps (89.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MOD, MPEG4, MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, MP4, Vorbis (compression CHM, RAR, ZIP, DMG)
  • Total pages original book: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 33M2S (8.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In this timely and much praised book, Barry Werth draws upon inside reporting that spans more than two decades. He provides a groundbreaking close-up of the upstart pharmaceutical company Vertex and the ferocious but indispensable world of Big Pharma that it inhabits. In 1989, the charismatic Joshua Boger left Merck, then America's most admired business, to found a drug company that would challenge industry giants and transform health care. Werth described the company's tumultuous early days during the AIDS crisis in The Billion-Dollar Molecule, a celebrated classic of science and business journalism. Now he returns to tell a riveting story of Vertex's bold endurance and eventual success. The $325 billion-a-year pharmaceutical business is America's toughest and one of its most profitable. It's riskier and more rigorous at just about every stage than any other business, from the towering biological uncertainties inherent in its mission to treat disease; to the 30-to-1 failure rate in bringing out a successful medicine even after a molecule clears all the hurdles to get to human testing; to the multibillion-dollar cost of ramping up a successful product; to operating in the world's most regulated industry, matched only by nuclear power. Werth captures the full scope of Vertex's twenty-five-year drive to deliver breakthrough medicines. At a time when America struggles to maintain its innovative edge, The Antidote is a powerful inside look at one of the most intriguing and important business stories of recent decades.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Medicine & Health, Biotechnology, Health Books, Manufacturing Industries, Pharmaceutical Industries
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x226x30mm
  • Weight: 476g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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