Dr. John Virapen worked more than 35 years in the pharmaceutical industry. In Sweden he was general manager of Eli Lilly & Company and was involved in the market launch of several drugs. His first book was about his activity as a manager in the pharmaceutical industry in 2006 under the pseudonym "John Rengen." Dr. Virapen is now dedicated to expose and create awareness on how the pharmaceutical industry is operating with their own best interest as their primary goal.
Ian Punnett was joined by former pharmaceutical executive Dr. John Virapen, who revealed the underhanded methods used by big pharma to get drugs approved and to rake in massive profits. In the first hour, professor of biology, Peter Ward, discussed the news about methane coming from the Gulf Oil spill. Also, dietary expert John Robbins talked about the need to move away from a lifestyle centered around commercialism. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett