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Closing-Day Recap of BIO 2015: What the Official Bloggers Have to Say

Everyday during the BIO International Convention our BIO Official Bloggers, writers who are on top of the biotechnology beat, release statements about their experience at the BIO International Convention. Here is what they have to say about the closing day: Genomics Blog By Mike Spear You probably snore when you’re asleep.  45% of the population in the UK and the EU snore and 64% of American households have someone who snores. It is generally irritating Read More >

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Biosimilars at the Federal Circuit – Can the Parties Be Compelled to Dance?

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In 2009, Congress passed the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (“BPCIA”), which for the first time provided for biosimilar or interchangeable biological drug products.  But it was not until March 6, 2015, that the FDA approved the first biosimilar application – an application by Sandoz to market a version of Amgen’s NEUPOGEN® (filgrastrim) biologic drug product.  Nevertheless, there is still a question as to when Sandoz will be able to begin selling its drug product, Read More >

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11 Days Until BIO 2015: IP Networking and Meetup Opportunities

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This year’s BIO International Convention is fast approaching, with plenty of opportunities for the best and brightest in the biotech IP sector to meet and discuss the most pressing issues affecting the industry today. Here are some of the receptions, networking, and meet-up opportunities for the Intellectual Property Track at this year’s convention: Monday: Kickoff Concert (Open to Convention Access registrants and higher) 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Liacouras Center Philadelphia is home to a rich musical Read More >

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14 Days Until BIO 2015: Spotlight on TinySuperheroes

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Every child dreams of being a superhero. Some who are forced at a very young age to overcome an illness or disability may need a little reminder every once in a while of that brave hero they have inside of them. Thanks to Robyn Rosenberger, these kids are getting the superpower strength they need. Robyn established TinySuperheroes in 2013 after being moved by the story of a young girl, Brenna, who was born with a Read More >

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Out of Africa: Biomedical Innovation and Expertise

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Scientific research holds the key to unlocking creative and effective solutions for alleviating the burden of disease on the world’s populations. Developing countries, such as those in sub-Saharan Africa, are disproportionately encumbered by disease – many of which are endemic only to those geographies.  Yet these same regions are a wellspring of innovative and creative ideas that are being used to advance biomedical science and healthcare product development. Research centers within these regions are yet Read More >

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