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Promoting Innovation While Ensuring Safety of Biosimilars: Two Perspectives at #BIO2014

June 27, 2014 – 7:36 am | Edit Post

The second day of BIO 2014 International Convention, Tuesday June 24th, presented at least two opportunities to learn about biosimilars, which haven’t only been gaining momentum from research and development over the last several years, …

#BIO2014 Career Fair Thursday During BIO

June 27, 2014 – 7:04 am | Edit Post
#BIO2014 Career Fair Thursday During BIO

A career fair was held on the last day of BIO, June 26th, 2014 from 2 to 7 pm, at the Marriot Marquis and Marina, in one of the ballrooms at the lobby level. The …

New #BIO2014 Session on Digital Health: Empowering the Healthcare Consumer

June 26, 2014 – 6:32 am | Edit Post

A NEW BIO Convention forum on Digital Health was added to this year’s agenda. Throughout the day on Tuesday, it attracted hundreds of attendees and was a tsunami of engaging discussions, meetings, Q&A and interviews.  …

NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

June 26, 2014 – 6:13 am | Edit Post
NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

Traditionally, BIO has been focused on bringing well-established biotech and pharma companies together.  This year, the organizers wanted to shake things up abit and allow NIH/NSF funded SBIR companies, some of which have zero revenue, to showcase their business and have an opportunity …

NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

June 26, 2014 – 6:13 am | Edit Post

Traditionally, BIO has been focused on bringing well-established biotech and pharma companies together.  This year, the organizers wanted to shake things up abit and allow NIH/NSF funded SBIR companies, some of which have zero revenue, to showcase their business and have an opportunity …

NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

June 26, 2014 – 6:13 am | Edit Post
NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

Traditionally, BIO has been focused on bringing well-established biotech and pharma companies together.  This year, the organizers wanted to shake things up abit and allow NIH/NSF funded SBIR companies, some of which have zero revenue, to showcase their business and have an opportunity …

Future of Cancer Therapeutics: #BIO2014

June 25, 2014 – 7:29 am | Edit Post

It has been four decades since the initiation of President Nixon’s “War on Cancer”, but never have the signs for victory looked so encouraging. This is an exciting phase in cancer research, so much so …

Bioethics in Drug Development: BIO2014

June 24, 2014 – 6:52 am | Edit Post

Consider a case where a patient has a disease with high mortality and no effective treatment available. A new experimental drug is now being tested in a clinical trial. However, this is a randomized clinical …

Bioethics of Compassionate Use of Drugs: BIO2014

June 24, 2014 – 6:51 am | Edit Post

BIO2014 begins! The much-awaited 2014 BIO International Convention kicked off with a day of special sessions on Monday, June 23rd, 2014.
via Bioethics of Compassionate Use of Drugs: BIO2014.

#BIO2014 Opening Reception: What A Night!

June 24, 2014 – 5:58 am | Edit Post

BIO 2104 is finally here in San Diego! Today was the first day of the convention, and the day ended with a fabulous Opening Reception on the USS Midway. The Midway is one of the …