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Bi-partisan Senate Letter asking for 12 years of Data Protection in TPP

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Senators Hatch and Kerry, along with 35 other Senators, sent a letter to Ambassador Kirk asking for 12 years of regulatory data protection consistent with U.S. law in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. We are united in urging you to propose a strong minimum term of regulatory data protection for biologics consistent with U.S. law. As you are aware, U.S. law provides for a 12-year term of regulatory data protection for biologics and we believe that should serve Read More >

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Registration Now Open for California Healthcare Institute’s Annual Meeting

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Register Now for CHI Annual Meeting, Nov. 3, in San Francisco and Save Register now for CHI’s 2011 Annual Meeting, focused on the relationship between biomedical innovation and public policy, and receive early-bird savings to this signature event. The annual meeting, “Shifting Sands: Forces Reshaping the Biomedical Innovation Business Model,” takes place Thursday, Nov. 3, at San Francisco’s Julia Morgan Ballroom. The event will bring together hundreds of leading executives from biotechnology, medical device and Read More >

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Blue Angels Fly on Advanced Biofuel Blend

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The Navy’s Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron flew on a 50-50 blend of aviation biofuels during the Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s 2011 Air Expo over the Labor Day Weekend. Some inside the Washington Beltway may have thought they were seeing unicorns, but the Blue Angels’ air show and practice runs marked a high profile step in the military’s march toward use of renewable energy. In earlier remarks, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus noted Read More >

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Research!America Report: Investment in Health Research Remains Stagnant

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By Research!America The U.S. public and private sectors invested $140.5 billion in 2010 on research to find new ways to treat, cure and prevent disease and disability, according to Research!America’s latest annual estimate. Health research spending accounted for only 5.5% of the $2.6 trillion the U.S. spent on health care in 2010. Health research as a percentage of health care spending has hovered around 5.5% since 2005, remaining essentially stagnant. Investment in health research experienced Read More >

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BIO Investor Forum Company Snapshot: GlobeImmune, Inc.

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The BIO Investor Forum will be here before we know it, and we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the companies who will be presenting at the 10th anniversary event. In our first Company Snapshot, hear from Timothy C. Rodell, the President and Chief Executive Officer of GlobeImmune, Inc.   Company Snapshot Q: What are the short-term and long-term priorities for your company? Short term – in oncology, completing the GI-4000 phase Read More >

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