The State of Biomarkers in Product Development


Q2, 2010

This innovative report focuses on interviews with 44 biomarkers specialists from 37 different biopharma companies. Participants provide views to their biomarker strategies, experiences, and predictions for their adoption in drug development.

Specifically, the report details pharma companies’ current and future adoption of 6 different types of biomarkers including:

  • Diagnostic Biomarkers
  • Early Detection / Screening Biomarkers
  • Predictive Biomarkers
  • Prognostic Biomarkers
  • Surrogate Biomarkers
  • Toxicity Biomarkers
  • Which CROs are viewed as having a credible biomarkers service offering
  • Current and future adoption of 6 different categories of biomarkers by drug developers
  • Barriers and drivers of biomarkers adoption
  • Sponsors’ outsourcing intentions for products with biomarkers and for biomarker development
  • At what stages in development companies typically develop their biomarkers strategies
  • Preferred Service Providers for Biomarkers
  • Most Credible Biomarker Providers
  • Service Provider Differentiation Ideas
  • Drivers for Biomarker Development
  1. Maturing Service Identifies Benefits of Early Strategy
  2. Outsourcing Strategies
  3. Sponsor Drivers and Roadblocks
  4. Trends in Biomarker Types and Technologies

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