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Medicare Part D

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit

BIO commended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for announcing their decision to halt movement on several proposals in their Medicare Part D draft rule, including the agency’s proposal to eliminate protected class status for certain drug classes, as well as proposals related to reducing the number of Part D plans a particular plan sponsor may offer and a proposal to clarify the non-interference provisions...

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER AWARD

BIO Announces DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman to Receive the 2014 BIO George Washington Carver Award

BIO named DuPont Chair & CEO Ellen Kullman as the recipient of its 2014 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology. Kullman is the first woman to receive the honor...

INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

BIO Announces Plenary Session Speakers for the 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

BIO announces an exclusive line-up of high-level industry executives for its Plenary Program during BIO's 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology...

HEALTH

Rare Disease Day 2014: Joining Together for Better Care

There are more than 6,000 different rare diseases affecting over 60 million people across Europe and North America, alone, and millions more throughout the world...

BIO ASIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Find Your Next Asia Partnership in Tokyo at BIO Asia

On April 8-9, 2014, the BIO Asia International Conference will enter its eleventh year. This year, bioparma industry leaders will convene at the Grand Hyatt in Tokyo, Japan to make the cross border deals that will advance collaboration between Asia and the West...

AGRICULTURAL COEXISTENCE

Crop Coexistence Continues to Work for Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture solicited comments to better identify ways to foster communication and collaboration among those involved in diverse agricultural production systems in order to further agricultural coexistence...

HIV/AIDS

Promising News for Babies Born HIV-Positive

Scientists announced that they have cleared HIV in a Long Beach, Calif. baby who doctors confirmed was infected with the virus at the time of birth...

FOOD LABELING

Crop Scientists Group Promotes its Position Against GMO Labeling

"Analysis of over 25 years of research, representing thousands of independent studies, shows that GM crops are as safe as crops derived from traditional breeding methods."

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Gene Patent Questions Remain: USPTO Issues Examiner Guidelines

Myriad went to the Supreme Court exclusively on the question whether human genes are patentable. Human genetic diagnostic testing was the only context in which the Supreme Court thought about this question...

2015 BUDGET PROPOSAL

Proposed 2015 Budget Jeopardizes Search for New Treatments and Cures

Many of the provisions included in this budget proposal would jeopardize the continued biotech research and development that is necessary to find cures and breakthrough medicines for patients living with debilitating and life-threatening diseases...

SMALL COMPANY DISCLOSURE SIMPLIFICATION ACT

BIO Applauds Reps. Robert Hurt and Terri Sewell for Introducing the Small Company Disclosure Simplification Act

This bill reforms the existing eXtensible Business Reporting Language compliance regime to reduce the regulatory burden on small businesses...

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Julie Borlaug: Biotech Is Necessary In Fight Against Hunger

Julie Borlaug, granddaughter of Nobel Peace prize laureate and father of the Green Revolution Dr. Norman Borlaug, recently spoke on the importance of agricultural biotechnology...

VACCINES

FDA: Vaccines a Critical Tool in Protecting and Promoting Public Health

Vaccines are a critical tool in protecting and promoting the public health in the U.S. and around the world. The risks from childhood diseases like measles, mumps and polio have been greatly reduced, or in the case of polio, eliminated in the United States...
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04.08.14

BIO Asia International Conference

The BIO Asia International Conference is an exclusive, customized partnering forum that brings together U.S. and European drug development companies with Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies...

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04.08.14

Legislative Day Fly-In 2014

Once a year, BIO hosts the Legislative Day Fly-In, inviting biotechnology executives from across the country to come to Washington D.C. for a day and a half of legislative briefings and advocacy...

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04.23.14

BIO IP Counsels Committee Conference

Over the past nine years, BIO's semiannual IP Counsels Committee Conference has become a popular and growing event among our members' IP and legal professionals...

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05.12.14

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals...

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06.23.14

BIO International Convention

The largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world is coming to San Diego, June 23 – 26, 2014, offering four days of career-boosting opportunities—from targeted education sessions and specialty forums to BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings with thousands of companies. Join the global biotech community at BIO 2014...

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