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Samuel Isaly: Anticipate the Anticipators

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Samuel Isaly, Managing Partner of OrbiMed Advisors, joined BIO CEO & Investor Conference attendees for a Fireside Chat, moderated by David Gluckman, Co-Head of the Global Healthcare Group at Lazard.  The discussion called upon Isaly’s wealth of healthcare and pharmaceutical knowledge spanning nearly 50 years, focusing on the value of innovation. OrbiMed has a simple “secret sauce” to their success, they only employ bright, hardworking, honest and lucky people to manage their funds.  As a Read More >

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Jim Greenwood on “Time is Precious”

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Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, Biotechnology Innovation Organization discusses the organizations new campaign, Time is Precious. Greenwood says, “… if we are going to continue to create new treatments and cures we are going to have to continue to invest and attract investment capital.”  Watch the full interview below.

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Session Recap: Advances in Ophthalmology: Therapies for Saving Sight

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Monday at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference featured a 9:30am panel that offered a comprehensive perspective on what is happening in the world of ophthalmology today.  The panel was moderated by Tony Gibney, Managing Director, Leerink Partners. The panelists were: Jeffrey L. Cleland, PhD, Interim Chief Executive Officer, GrayBug Guy Eakins, PhD, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, BrightFocus Foundation Nouhad Husseini, Vice President, Business Development, Regeneron David P. Southwell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Inotek Read More >

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#BIOCEO16 Fireside Chat with Senator Chuck Schumer

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New York Senator Chuck Schumer joined attendees at the 2016 BIO CEO & Investor Conference this afternoon for a fireside chat, moderated by BIO Chairman Ron Cohen, to discuss current political and public policy issues facing the country and the biopharmaceutical industry. The Senator expressed optimism that progress can be made on a bipartisan basis in a number of areas that will be conducive to investment in medical innovation and the well-paying jobs that such Read More >

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Soda Cans and Pesticides

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This past weekend I took my entire family and a friend and her mom to the Monsanto open house event.  We were treated to a nice non-organic buffet of local style appetizers from maki sushi to tonkatsu.  We also got to learn about the Japanese Cultural Center’s collaboration with Monsanto and the National Park Service in preserving the former Japanese internment camp known as Honouliuli. My kids had a chance to learn about bugs and Read More >

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