• Signing Off!

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || June 2, 2015
    After 15 years, the Lowe Down column has come to a close

  • Chemistry Automation

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || May 6, 2015
    How machine integration in the lab is changing the traditional role of the chemist

  • What’s Your Chemistry?

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || April 1, 2015
    Overcoming drug discovery hurdles

  • Chemical Intuition

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || March 6, 2015
    Sorting through compounds in the lab is a tricky business

  • Back To School

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || January 29, 2015
    How much science education is necessary for non-science professionals?

  • Drug Discovery and Public Perception

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || November 13, 2014
    These are two worlds that certainly don’t see eye-to-eye.

  • Riding the Outsourcing Wave

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || October 14, 2014
    Trends have come and gone, but where is the industry going?

  • Improving Our Aim

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || September 8, 2014
    Lack of efficacy, and poor toxicity, are major problems in lead generation today. How can we solve them?

  • Welcome To MegaBioPharm

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || July 21, 2014
    Where progress is our only problem

  • Giving Nature a Boost

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || June 3, 2014
    Imagine the possibilities if the best of chemical synthesis could be used to control or optimize enzymatic activity

  • One Hit Wonders

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || May 1, 2014
    Most drug companies will only have one successful drug during their lifetimes, and that is probably a good thing.

  • Beware of Pharma’s Perverse Incentives

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || April 3, 2014
    What cannot be measured cannot be managed, but let’s measure the right things, correctly, or we’ll only encourage the counterproductive.

  • Signal to Noise

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || March 7, 2014
    Let’s take inventory. The FDA approved 37 drugs in 2012, which made everyone happy, since it was the highest total in years. But then in 2013, the agency only approved 27, which occasioned quite a few columns and blog posts wondering if 2012 wa…

  • Take It to the Next Level!

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || January 24, 2014
    I always hesitate before starting out a sentence with the “There are two types of people in the world . . .” line, because in my head, I always complete it with “. . . people who divide the world into two types of people, and peopl…

  • Tell Me What I Want To Hear

    Derek B. Lowe, Contributing Editor || October 9, 2013
    Stated vs. revealed preferences

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