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Nektarios (Aris) Oraiopoulos

Biotech vs big pharma

Most approved "priority" medicines are developed by biotech rather than large pharmaceutical firms, says a two-decade study at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Biotech companies created 40 per cent more US Food & Drug Administration-approved "priority" drugs than…

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Manhattan Project?

A "multiple-shots-on-goal" approach is needed to find coronavirus drugs, Cambridge Judge academics say in California Management Review. A many-shots-on-goal approach - not command and control - will most effectively develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 (coronavirus), Cambridge Judge Business School academics say in a new California Management Review article. Professor Christoph Loch While some have suggested…

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Fast Company: How open-source medicine could prepare us for the next pandemic

A study on drug repurposing co-authored by Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos, University Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article. The study found that “about 31 per cent of drugs approved by the FDA had…

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Pharma Voice: New pipeline pathways

Repurposing existing drugs could reduce cost and time when developing new medicine, but it’s not a straightforward approach. According to a study by Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos, University Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge, only two per cent of new…

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Bias in diversity

Diversity on key corporate committees is supposed to produce better decisions. But a study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that diverse views rarely 'average out' as assumed, but instead lead to systematic biases toward certain types of errors. Diversity…

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Healthcare policy & drug development (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

How ageing societies can afford healthcare for all and reform an organisational system that has not kept pace with technology. L-R: Paul Tracey, Michael Kitson, Kamal Munir, Stefan Scholtes, Nektarios Oraiopoulos In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University…

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Pharmaceutical pipeline

Study on drug industry project selection by Dr Panos Markou, Professor Stelios Kavadias and Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos of Cambridge Judge Business School wins Best Working Paper award at the annual meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science.…

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Manufacturing Chemist: Limits of drug repurposing

New research co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School looks at drug repurposing and found that it’s not easy to find entirely new uses for existing molecules. The study is based on US Food and Drug Administration approvals and the full…

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Limits of drug repurposing

Drug 'repurposing' has some high-profile wins, but a new study at Cambridge Judge Business School shows how hard it is to find entirely new uses for existing molecules. The "repurposing" of existing drugs can be valuable, but a new study…

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Leading strategic projects successfully: emerging insights

How do business leaders deal with the challenges around uncertainty, transformation, risk, complexity and challenging stakeholders? These are just some of the issues a group of leading business figures tackled at the 'Emerging Insights' event held at Cambridge Judge Business…

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