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Jessica Torres

Jessica is a Marketing & Web Content Coordinator in the Business Development department at BIO. She keeps all the content for the Business Development conference event web pages up to date, optimizes email marketing campaigns to increase open and click-through rates, and leverages emerging social media tools to increase engagement among attendees at industry conferences and events. After a long day of marketing and social media, she goes home and blogs about marketing and social media on her personal website www.getstuckintraffic.com, and on Twitter.

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Electroceuticals and Digital Drug Delivery: Neurological Stimulation and Beyond

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Some of the most experienced executives in biotechnology have begun asking themselves, “Can we foresee the day of diminishing returns from research in traditional molecular biology?” These researchers are investigating alternative modalities of providing therapy that would combine electronic sensing with drug delivery or even stimulating the body through electricity alone to produce a desired response. These “electroceutical,” or “bioelectronics,” approaches have produced exciting results in early clinical trials, particularly related to insulin control and Read More >

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Fireside Chat with Ken Drazan, MD, Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation

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Day one of the BIO Investor Forum featured a Fireside Chat with Ken Drazan, MD, who serves as the head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation in California. The conversation was moderated by Deepa R. Pakianathan, PhD, a general partner for Delphi Ventures who leads the firm’s biotechnology investment activities. Ken Drazan has a unique viewpoint which results from having experience with both the biopharma start-up world as well as in the investment community. This background Read More >

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Understanding the Biotech Market in Brazil

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The biotechnology market in Brazil has seen enormous activity this year in both the areas of industrial biotechnology and healthcare. In a recent webinar that discussed the latest results of the annual Scientific American Worldview report, panelists were especially excited by the partnering opportunities in Brazil. Mike May, Editorial Director, Scientific American Worldview, commented, “Brazil is, as a country, like a master of partnering. They partner in the country between industry and government. They partner Read More >

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Vote in the 2014 Buzz of BIO Contest!

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The BIO International Convention is all about raising your profile, making connections, and moving your business forward. One of the more creative and fun ways for companies to accomplish these goals is the annual Buzz of BIO contest. This is an online voting contest for the industry to cast their pick for this year’s most creative biotech company. Prizes This year, there are two categories: Pipelines of Promise, and Technologies of Tomorrow. One company from each of Read More >

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Partner with Top Asian Biopharma Executives at BIO Asia

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On April 8-9, 2014, a diverse group of innovative companies and Japanese dealmakers will come together in a collaborative setting for partnering meetings, company presentations, networking and targeted programming at the 11th annual BIO Asia International Conference. Japan’s presence as the 2nd largest pharmaceutical industry in the world, bolstered by an evolving Asia-Pacific partnering landscape, means biopharma companies cannot ignore the deal opportunities that are being created in this dynamic market. Industry leaders have recognized Read More >

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