The pharmaceutical industry needs help — it is facing drastic cuts in personnel, pipelines drying up, patent cliffs looming, a lack of innovation. Many critics of the pharmaceutical industry say it doesn't help that companies are cutting back on R&D, either. But pharma veteran Bernard Munos says cutting R&D is actually what's going to save the industry, according to Forbes' Matthew Herper.

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