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BIO Newsletter: Celebrating 21st Century Cures One Year Later, BIO’s Tom DiLenge Testifies on Biotechnology Innovation Ecosystem
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Celebrating 21st Century Cures One Year Later
Wednesday marked an important day for America. It was just one year ago that the revolutionary 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law – a piece of legislation crafted to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments. And while it’s not every day in Washington that Republicans and Democrats agree, the reality of providing patients with access to world-class medicines and cutting-edge technologies to combat life-threatening and debilitating disease came into sharp focus last December. This bigger-than-politics achievement has the potential to benefit current and future generations for decades to come, so let’s take a look at what we can expect from the Cures Act..
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BIO’s Tom DiLenge Testifies on Biotechnology Innovation Ecosystem before House E&C #SubHealth
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New Data Reaffirms Positive Trend in Prescription Drug Spending
Earlier this year, BIO launched DrugCostFacts.org to help explain how our drug cost ecosystem works and to ensure accurate, well-sourced information on prescription drug costs is available to policymakers, the media and the broader public. It’s important to get the facts straight, or else the consequences could be detrimental to patients and the future of biomedical innovation...
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Dynamic Speaker Lineup Announced for BIO CEO & Investor Conference
BIO today announces preliminary programing for the upcoming BIO CEO & Investor Conference to be held February 12-13, 2018 in New York. The program will include a diverse group of industry luminaries at the forefront of exciting science in such areas as gene therapy and new oncology treatments…
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Former Senator Kyl: Abuse of the Patent Review Hurts American Innovation Much-Needed Presence in Geneva
Last week The Hill ran an op-ed by Former Arizona Senator Jon Kyl in which he condemned them continued erosion of America’s patent system. This is particularly noteworthy, given that Kyl was an architect of the America Invents Act, one of the most significant changes to America’s patent system ever…
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High School Senior Wins GMO Innovation Contest
This September, GMO Answers launched the GMO Innovation Contest, an online video contest that challenged consumers to submit a 15- to 30-second video answering the question, “If you could use biotechnology to solve any food problem around the world, what would it be and why?” The contest kicked off GMO Answers’ annual Get to Know GMOs Month and encouraged anyone to “Get to Know GMOs” by showcasing real-world problems facing our food supply and food production system that could be solved using GMOs and biotechnology…
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Can A GM Banana Solve Uganda's Hunger Crisis?
A law paving the way for GM crops is aimed at tackling the acute food shortages faced by almost 11 million Ugandans, despite experts’ fears over the technology. The Guardian reports on the unfortunate politicizing of a life-saving technology…
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