Biotechnology Industry Organization

Veristat adds Mark Chang as SVP of Strategic Statistical Consulting

Friday, June 17, 2016

Veristat, a full service CRO, has strengthened its statistical consulting and adaptive design expertise with the appointment of Mark Chang, Ph.D., to the newly created position of senior vice president of Strategic Statistical Consulting. Dr. Chang will help clients evaluate and implement strategic, operational and technical efficiencies to advance products through the clinical trial and regulatory submission process.

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Unique patient center is opening lines of communication

Monday, February 22, 2016

A first-of-its-kind initiative to enhance communication between patient groups, the medical science industry and clinical research institutions has bloomed in Illinois, with the hope that the concept will broaden throughout the country to help produce better medical innovation outcomes.

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PhRMA launches new Expanded Access principles

Monday, June 22, 2015

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has formally introduced new Ex­panded Access principles to assist companies in evaluating whether to voluntarily grant patients access to an investigational treat­ment. Originally introduced to its members last December for review and discussion, PhRMA’s newly implemented Expanded Access principles were recently adopted with commitments from each member.

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Biotech companies raise record amount of capital in Q1

Monday, April 13, 2015

Although the financial market turbu­lence in the first quarter of 2015 scared some investors, it did not slow down public and private biotechnology companies from collectively raising a record-setting $14 billion—nearly 50% more than the total raised in the first quarter of 2014, which was consid­ered the high watermark for the industry.

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BIO launches 2015 Everyday Superhero Contest

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has announced a new contest aimed at recognizing biotech superheroes in the patient, industry and academic communities. Nominations will be accepted until March 5 for each of three categories: Patient/Patient Group, Pharma/Biotech and University/Research Institutions. Winners will be chosen by popular vote by March 31, and announced on site at the 2015 BIO International Convention, June 15-18 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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