Archive for 2002

Pa. uses tobacco settlement to fund biotech

Pa. uses tobacco settlement to fund biotech Its efforts reflect a larger trend of states targeting bioscience as a source of future jobs and revenue. Overall, at least 41 states have instituted initiatives in recent years to attract new life-sciences companies, according to research conducted by Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit organization Battelle Memorial Institute


As Pipelines Wither, Pharma and FDA Explore Whether Microarrays are Ready for Primetime

As Pipelines Wither, Pharma and FDA Explore Whether Microarrays are Ready for Primetime When can the pharmaceutical industry start trusting the technology? When should it make the leap from investigative, experimental technique to industry standard? And should the FDA start using microarray data to make critical decisions about the safety and efficacy of new drugs?