Category Archives: immunotherapy

He Said What?!?! Best Biotech Quotes of 2011

As BioWorld Insight readers know, our “Word on the Street” column provides a sample of the most entertaining and thought-provoking quotes our staff stumbles upon each week. Some are gathered during interviews, some gleaned from analyst reports, and some overheard…

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The Good, the Bad and . . . the Huh? A 2011 Biotech Recap

The past year brought the biotech sector a mixed bag of news. Some of it was positive – for instance, the FDA picked up its drug approval pace in 2011 and, in some cases, even surprised the most hardened biotech…

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Ralph Steinman Remembered: A Glimpse of Humility

It seems likely that this year’s Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine will be remembered by many people who normally forget about it before the physics prize is even announced. One of the three prize winners, Ralph Steinman, passed away…

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Extra! Extra! Leukemia Treatment Purposely Misses Holy Grail!

This week’s report of remissions in three advanced leukemia patients after immunotherapy has generated quite a lot of excitement in the media – which, in turn, has led to some backlash amongst the twitterati and in the blogosphere, noting that…

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