Monthly Archives: June 2011

Thoughts on the Partnering for Global Health Forum

Angie Drakulich posts on PharmTech Talk her thoughts on the Partnering for Global Health Forum, being held at the 2011 BIO International Convention.  The Forum presented a unique panel of government leaders from emerging markets, discussing what it takes to do business in their countries.

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Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology to Cure Disease and Save Lives

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The other day I came across an article discussing vaccinations and the author mentioned his 15-year-old son asking him: “Dad, what’s polio?” Many of us are old enough to remember a time when polio struck fear and caused suffering for millions.  Today, at least in the developed world, polio is something kids have to ask their parents to explain to them. Imagine someday, our grandchildren asking us, “What was cancer?” How great would that be? Read More >

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Biotechnology “Oozes Through Your Life”

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Author Stephanie Clifford details U.S. dependency on oil in a recent Sunday New York Times article about the many ways that Oil Oozes Through Your Life, from food ingredients to plastic containers to cosmetics and all the energy that ships products from factory to consumer. The article notes that “there are only a few alternatives to petroleum-based chemicals,” but no examples other than natural gas are given. This oversight was mentioned by the USDA’s Sarah Read More >

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Biotech in the age of new media

In the age of new media, sharing information about a prescription drug is even more perilous than ever. Despite promises of guidelines in 2009, the FDA still has yet to issue clear guidance to pharmaceutical companies about how to remain in compliance with regulations while using the appealing and affordable medium of new media to disseminate information. In their panel, “Talking About Your Product in the New Age: Social Media and the Internet,” moderator John Read More >

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Blogging from #BIO2011

by Stephen Albainy-Jenei, from Patent Baristas You can keep up with what’s happening at BIO 2011 on BIOTechNOW (@BIOTechNOW) plus all the BIO Official Bloggers hitting the floor at the convention. I’ll be in attendance as well as participating in the BIO Official Blogger network throughout the week.   If you’d like to meet up during the conference, drop me a note and we’ll schedule some time to have coffee together.

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