Mr. Rader is best known as the author and publisher of BIOPHARMA: Biopharmaceutical Products in the U.S. and European Markets, still the only information resource/reference concerning biopharmaceuticals (now an online Web database covering up to 2011/12; last printed book version was 6th edition, 2 vol., 1602 pages, Sept. 2007). He is also author/publisher of the Biosimilars/Biobetters Pipeline Directory, currently an online subscription database. For BioPlan Associates, Mr. Rader developed information resources including the Top 1000 Global Biopharmaceutical Facilities Index, a database tracking all bioprocessing facilities worldwide and their bioprocessing capacity.
For 15 years, from 1988-early 2003 (>5,500 pages), Mr. Rader was the author and publisher of the Antiviral Agents Bulletin, the only periodical specializing in antiviral/HIV drug and vaccine development. For over 5 years, he was Editor, BioINVENTION, a monthly U.S. biotechnology patent abstracts and news publication, with PMA (now PhRMA) then commissioning and publishing derived annual biotech patent analyses. Other books he authored include Biopharmaceutical Expression Systems and Genetic Engineering Technologies: Current and Future Manufacturing Platforms (365 pages, Oct. 2008), still the only directory of genetic engneering technologies available for licensing. In 1994, he authored and published the Federal Bio-Technology Transfer Directory, a 678-page book further marketed as an online database until 2000, abstracting and indexing all federal, e.g., NIH, inventions and technology transfers in biotech/biomedical areas.
From 1985-1990, Mr. Rader was Manager of Information Services, Porton International plc, providing information and market/technology analyses for what was then the world's largest privately-held biotechnology company, and publishing through its OMEC International subsidiary. Prior to that he served as a biomedical/chemical information specialist/manager/analyst with companies including Gillette Medical Evaluation Labs., Gillette Co.; MITRE Corp.; Biospherics; Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC); Technical Resources Inc.; and Bio-Conversion Labs.
Earlier information resources, periodicals and studies authored by Mr. Rader include:
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