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Patient and Venture Philanthropy Groups Presenting at 2014 BIO Investor Forum

BIO’s alliance development team works to foster collaboration between the biotech industry and nonprofit disease …

The Hill: In War on Cancer, Patients at Risk of Becoming Commoditized

Ted Okon, executive director of the Community Oncology Alliance, highlights the significant progress the medical …

Mito What???

Mitochondrial Disease: The Most Common Disease You’ve Probably Never Heard of… About 20 years ago, …

Playing Detective With Checkpoint Therapies

Three words are on the lips of everyone following new developments in cancer therapies: checkpoint inhibitor …

NCATS SBIR Announces Funding For Biotechs and Small Business Technology Development

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is seeking qualified applicants for its …

What to Watch: Vaccines – Calling the Shots

Recently, PBS’s NOVA had an episode on the reemergence of diseases (including measles, whooping cough, …

San Francisco Chronicle: High Drug Co-Pays Deny Needed Treatments

Today, the San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed that I wrote on the importance of …

CNN: Sandy’s Story

CNN launched a new series profiling Sandy Halperin, a dentist and Harvard assistant professor, to …

Ebola Outbreak Highlights Value of Cures

Forbes recently published an op-ed comparing the outbreak and spread of the Ebola virus with …

Patients Suffering from Gaucher's Disease Deserve Better

Gaucher Disease is one of the over 6,000 rare diseases that affect patients worldwide, representing …