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More and more pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies are exploring the possible applications for biomarkers. Such a mammoth task requires that the biomarker research function be in a company where it is well-organized, empowered, appropriately staffed and resourced and impacted by scientists' and other employees' creativity and innovation. This 30-page report surveys the current landscape of biomarker research at eight pharmaceutical companies and one reference laboratory. Senior R&D executives comment on how the area of biomarker research is and should be structured, organized and used most effectively to propel diagnostics and therapy forward. Metrics discussed include: Degree of Centralization; Size of Biomarker Group; Organization of Work by Project Team; Therapy Area and Function; Degree of Outsourcing; Degree of Impact of Biomarker Research on Drug Development and Methods of Sample Collection Used and Degree of Standardization. This research originated with the Best Practices, LLC Business Excellence Board (BEB).