Big Pharma Spends More on Marketing than R&D


Randy S. Olson, a PhD candidate in Michigan State University's Computer Science program, has produced excellent infographics showing the vast difference in spending by Big Pharma on marketing versus actual research & development. 

Something to think about the next time a doctor prescribes an unnecessary (but recommended) drug. 

From http://www.randalolson.com/2015/03/01/design-critique-putting-big-pharma-spending-in-perspective/

From http://www.randalolson.com/2015/03/01/design-critique-putting-big-pharma-spending-in-perspective/