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MM 2: The Shocking Truth Behind Declining Drug R&D Productivity with Dr. Jack Scannell

March 27, 2023 Christian Soschner Season 4 Episode 17
Beginner's Mind
MM 2: The Shocking Truth Behind Declining Drug R&D Productivity with Dr. Jack Scannell
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Show Notes

In today's episode, we uncover the hidden crisis in the pharmaceutical industry as we explore the alarming state of R&D productivity. Our guest, Dr. Jack Scannell, is a renowned scientist and entrepreneur with extensive experience in both the biotech and investment fields. He shares his valuable insights into the concept of Eroom's Law, which reveals the inverse relationship between input efficiency and output efficiency in drug research and development.

Listen in as we discuss the challenges of measuring R&D productivity and how financial return and number of drugs approved per unit input serve as key indicators of productivity. Dr. Scannell helps us understand the reasons behind the decline in R&D productivity since the 1950s and the factors that have contributed the most to this concerning trend.

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⏰ Timestamps
00:00 Intro
01:00 Jack Scannell Explains Eroom's Law

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