About Us

Drug Discovery & Development magazine delivers insight into the full landscape of technologies, tools, and business/regulatory strategies that help scientists and executives accelerate the pace and productivity of drug research and development. Articles are concise, with practical intent: to present information for day-to-day technical and business decision-making.

Drug Discovery & Development Online is more than just an electronic version of the magazine. With original content, comprehensive news, timely product announcements, daily updates, comprehensive search engine, and indexed content, www.dddmag.com complements the print magazine and expands the scope of coverage.

Busy researchers read Drug Discovery & Development’s Update enewsletter to stay current on news, technology, and trends. Enewsletters are delivered to your inbox daily, providing direct links to critical industry information.

Drug Discovery & Development is part of the Advantage Business Media Science Group:
Bioscience Technology
Chromatography Techniques
Laboratory Design News
Laboratory Equipment
Scientific Computing

Vicon Business Media Inc., a subsidiary of Advantage Business Media, publishes these related publications:
ALN Magazine
ALN World
Controlled Environments Magazine
DFI News
Forensic Magazine

Elizabeth Vickers

Elizabeth Vickers

Liz Vickers graduated in 1994 from the University of Richmond and began her career as a Marketing Director for a marketing research company where she developed a passion for working with clients and developing new customer relationships. In 1996, she made her first entry in the publishing industry as a Classified Sales Manager for PTN Publishing (now Cygnus Business Media). Through her 10 years with Cygnus Business Media , she moved up the ranks and in 2001 was made Publisher and then Group Publisher of the Photography Group (Studio Photography & Design, Photo Trade News and Digital Imaging). In December 2006, Liz joined Advantage Business Media as Publisher on Chem.Info. In 2008, Liz moved to the Publisher position on Laboratory Equipment and in January 2012 was made Group Publisher of Laboratory Equipment, ALN, ALN World, Forensic Magazine and DFI with Advantage Business Media’s acquisition of Vicon Publishing.

medium portrait Tim Studt

Tim Studt

Tim Studt has been with Advantage Business Media for 25 years, the last 20 of which as Editor in Chief. Along with Laboratory Equipment and Chromatography Techniques, Tim is also responsible for ABM’s Animal Lab News/World magazines, Forensic magazine and Digital Forensic Investigator (DFI) News and their associated newsletters and other editorial products. He’s also responsible for creating the annual Global R&D Funding Forecast. Tim’s editorial staff has won more than 30 business press awards, including the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award. Tim has launched multiple BTB publications and their associated print and electronic business media products. Tim has a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from Lewis University.

Andrew WiecekAndrew Wiecek

Andrew Wiecek

Andrew S. Wiecek is the Editor of Drug Discovery & Development. He believes that biomedical research will continue to improve our health, extend our lives and raise our standard of living. Previously, he has covered science and medicine for BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Sciences, LCGC and Latin American Science and has written about invisible mice, ancient mummy proteins and cranberry genomics.