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Congress Passes Omnibus Spending Agreement

Jim Greenwood

This week, BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood praised the Congress for passing the fundingbill for fiscal 2014, which would, among other things, allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to access $85 million in user fees sequestered in 2013. In addition, BIO supports the agreement’s overall funding for: FDA, NIH, the biodefense enterprise; and improved program oversight of the important 340B program.  BIO also strongly supports the language in the bill providing the Department Read More >

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BIO Official Bloggers Program: Focus on Biosimilars

Andrew Williams wrote a second part to his original blog entry on 2011 BIO International Convention preview… This time his focus is on Biosimilars: For BIO attendees interested in learning more about the relatively new pathway for FDA approval of biosimilars, also known as follow-on biologics, there are several sessions devoted to the intricacies of the new law, or how the new legislation is impacting the BIO community.  The biosimilar framework was introduced last year Read More >

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