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Fireside Chats with Five CEOs Featured at Day Two of the BIO CEO & Investor Conference

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Fireside Chat with John F. Milligan, PhD, President & COO, Gilead Sciences The first fireside chat of the BIO CEO and Investor Conference featured John F. Milligan, Ph.D. President & COO of Gilead Sciences.  In a session moderated by Barclays analyst Geoff Meacham, Dr. Milligan was optimistic that sales of Gilead’s Hepatitis C treatments would see expanded sales volumes as more providers become comfortable with the regimens and treating HCV patients, according to Milligan. He Read More >

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Session Recap: “Trust Your Gut” – Therapeutic Opportunities from the Microbiome

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Tuesday at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference kicked off with a Therapeutic Workshop titled, “Trust Your Gut” – Therapeutic Opportunities from the Microbiome. The panel was moderated by Mark Breidenbach, PhD, Equity Research Group, H.C. Wainwright & Co. The panelists were: Martin J. Blaser, MD, Muriel and George Singer Professor of Medicine, Professor of Microbiology, Director, Human Microbiome Program, New York University Langone Medical Center Karim Dabbagh, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Second Genome Michael Read More >

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Color Changing Flowers

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could break the mold and give your special someone something other than Roses for Valentine’s Day? Research being done at Revolution Bioengineering may allow you to do just that. Revolution Bioengineering is a new biotech company in Fort Collins, CO that is working on building a Petunia Circadia, a flower that changes color throughout the day. The petunia will be developed using synthetic biology. “There are exciting opportunities available right now in Read More >

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Ten Years of Therapeutic Venture Capital

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What therapeutic areas have received the most funding in private drug companies over the last decade? How much of this has been for new drugs vs drug delivery? How much into biologics vs small molecules? This week, we released a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive report on venture capital trends covering 2004-2013. To investigate investor trends in specific therapeutic areas and level of innovation, we analyzed data from four venture capital databases to create the broadest, most comprehensive Read More >

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Session Recap: Digital Health—Early Successes for Investors and Biotech R&D Productivity

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Digital health has the potential to improve the life science industry by combining traditional and novel medicines with digital technologies, enabling the life sciences to become more patient-centered as well as accelerating product discovery. There is growing interest in digital health among investors as new data and technologies become available that fill unmet needs in the marketplace. At the 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, a panel of digital health experts came together to Read More >

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