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Strong Medicine

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 06 December 2012

Big problems loom over the pharmaceutical industry which influences so many people's lives. Giant corporations are beset by scandal and their pipelines of new treatments are running dry. Peter Day looks at the future of the industry through the eyes of two Swiss pharma companies, one very big and one of them tiny. Both are linked by their quest for a treatment for Alzheimers.

Producer: Sandra Kanthal.

  • Contributors to this programme

    Severin Schwan

    CEO, Roche


    Andreas Knierzinger

    Head Treasury and Financing, Roche


    Michael Owen

    Chairman, Sami Consulting


    Luca Santerelli

    Head of Neuroscience, Roche


    Andrea Pfeifer

    CEO, AC Immune




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