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Time for fa-la-la with BioWorld’s 10th annual Holiday Gift Guide

After a bruising U.S. presidential campaign and, let’s just say, less than conventional preparation for the nation’s 45th president, we could all use a bit of holiday cheer. In a neighborly gesture, Peter Winter, Ottawa-based editor of BioWorld Insight, suggested…

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No joy in Bio-ville

Whether naughty or nice in 2015, Drugmakers received not what they wanted And not what they needed, For the biggest “must-haves” on their wish list Went mostly unheeded.   At the top of that list, and repeated quite often, Was…

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Shoppers, start your engines: BioWorld’s 8th Annual Gift Guide

Google Glass? Fitbit? DNA necktie? Again this year, BioWorld Today polled our staffers, biotech execs, PR folks, tweeps and others in the science world to bring our readers top finds for the holidays. Enjoy! Books and entertainment             In February,…

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Let the conversation begin

“Communication about how certain treatments are working in certain patients is happening through a multitude of media around the globe. These conversations between and among doctors, patients, researchers, and scientists in academia and industry should be facilitated. This includes the…

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U.S., EU biotechs shouldn’t dally on oft-cited ‘China strategy’

SUZHOU, China – Global intellectual property lawyers and consultants are quick to advise U.S. and European biotechs that they need a “China strategy” – guidance that usually generates a response akin to Scarlett O’Hara’s famous “I’ll think about it tomorrow”…

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Happy Holidays! BioWorld’s 7th Annual Biotech Gift Guide

Who needs Black Friday and Cyber Monday, anyway? True biotech aficionados know they can find the perfect gift for everyone on their holiday list in BioWorld’s 7th Annual Biotech Holiday Gift Guide. Shoppers, start your engines. Personal Health Last year,…

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Cancer Research Through Time: Cure Should’ve Been Wrapped up by 1985

If you’re looking for a plenary speaker, pick a Pulitzer Prize winner. That was one of the corollary lessons to be had from the talk of Columbia University’s Siddhartha Mukherjee at the American Association for Cancer Research’s Annual Meeting on…

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‘ImaginAb’ That! BioWorld Salutes ‘Overall Awesomeness’

We at BioWorld actually contemplated putting out a zany blog about biotech to commemorate April Fools’ Day – i.e. biotech firm develops drug for childhood cooties, or something equally ridiculous – but, in the end, we decided to pass. And…

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Big Wins, a Cliff, a Race and a Red Face: A 2012 Recap

Now that 2012 is drawing to a close, it’s once again time to take a look back at a year that saw some big hits and misses for the biotech industry – and there were plenty of both. The hits…

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Fathers, Stop Being Such . . . Men!

June is not only for Father’s Day greetings; it is also Men’s Health Month. And if any gender needs an aide memoire to engender the self-awareness to regard and conduct its health, it would be men! I acknowledge there are…

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