I am BIO Podcast

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Episode 77  •  Oct 17, 2023  •  25 min
How Biotechs Survive the Valley of Death
Episode Topic:

For biotech companies, the valley of death describes the difficult path from initial discovery to FDA approval and commercialization. It's a treacherous journey—one that even promising innovations often don't complete. Adequate funding, regulatory hurdles and the immense complexity of the biotech landscape are among the never-ending challenges faced by early stage biotechs. In this episode we talk with two biotech executives about what it’s like to struggle and survive in this rough-and-tumble industry.


Episode Guests
Daphne Zohar
Founder & CEO, PureTech Health
Nancy Simonian
CEO, Syros Pharmaceuticals
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