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BVGH Releases Report on BIO 2016 International Convention Activities

Dr. Bennet Omalu speaks at the BVGH African Pavilion

BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH), an organization dedicated to improving global health through programs and initiatives that engage pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, released a report highlighting its BIO 2016 Convention outreach activities including an expanded African Pavilion, a panel session, Global Innovation Hub presentations and more. “Building on the success of its multi-African country pavilion at the 2015 Convention, BVGH coordinated a larger Africa pavilion and expanded Africa-focused programing at the 2016 Convention. With 16 Read More >

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Plan Now to Attend the 15th Annual BIO Investor Forum Oct 18-19, San Francisco

The BIO Investor Forum, now in its 15th year, is open for registration. An international conference with plenary sessions, business roundtables, company presentations, therapeutic workshops, networking opportunities and partnering meetings, it is designed to help early-stage companies find sources of capital. Attendees will have opportunities to learn about the latest investment trends as well as showcase their company to qualified investors. BIO is pleased to announce that Rachel Haurwitz, PhD, CEO of Caribou Biosciences, will Read More >

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Explore Biotech Innovation at the BIO Latin America Conference

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The BIO Latin America Conference, happening October 26-28 in São Paulo, Brazil, is the ideal venue to explore the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America’s rapidly-growing life science industry. The conference will bring together more than 600 leaders, executives, researchers and investors from around the world to discuss trends and innovations, navigate industry challenges, attend company presentations, conduct face-to-face partnering meetings and learn more about investment opportunities within this emerging Latin American market. The conference will feature Read More >

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BIO2016 Keynote Videos: Jim Greenwood and Ron Cohen

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In case you missed it, below are the keynote remarks from BIO President & CEO, Jim Greenwood and BIO Chair, Ron Cohen at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco. Jim Greenwood: Ron Cohen:

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ICER’s Flawed Methodology Could Lead To Healthcare Rationing

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In a column published in USA Today recently, Jeff Stier, a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research, sheds light on the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER). Stier points out the group’s fundamentally-flawed (and possibly dangerous) approach and how their reports influence which drugs are listed on your insurer’s formulary based on what those drugs will cost the insurer – rather than what’s best for you as a patient.  “…we’ve Read More >

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