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How we are advancing American innovation to cure disease and save lives

JimGreenwood

Mankind’s need to cure disease, combat hunger and discover new forms of energy has never been more urgent. Yet despite the extraordinary hope offered by biotechnology to solve these problems, government policies and the capital formation environment necessary to support these goals are insufficiently conducive to allowing us to meet these critical challenges. During our 2011 BIO International Convention, we unveiled a strategic initiative to speed scientific breakthroughs, develop cures and grow the bio-economy. The Read More >

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2011 BIO International Convention: Posts from BIO’s Official Bloggers

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Couldn’t make this year’s 2011 BIO International Convention? Did you miss an interesting session? Do you want to hear an insider’s view of what happened or what you missed? If so, you should check out these posts from members of BIO’s Official Blogger program: BIO Convention 2011, Brady Huggett at Trade Secrets – follow Brady at @naturebiotech Canada Kicks Off BIO, Mike Spear at Genome Alberta – follow Mike at @mikesgene If Biotech Builds… Will Read More >

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Our commitments to help heal, fuel and feed the world

Stephen Sherwin MD

By Stephen Sherwin, Former Chairman of BIO All of us who have chosen careers in biotech began our journey because we passionately believe in the ability of our industry to improve the human condition. For many of us, this means devoting our career to improving the treatment of incurable diseases. For others, this means employing the power of biotech to provide high-quality and healthy food for everyone on this planet. And, for still others it Read More >

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Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology to Cure Disease and Save Lives

JimGreenwood

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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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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