Archive for 2009

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — July 2009 issue now available

The July 2009 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 15, Issue 3 Editorial The impact of the global financial crisis on biotechnology development PDF Yali Friedman Commentary Can genetic engineering prevent food-poisoning? PDF Henry Miller Articles Bottom line […]


Innovating Across Borders

Here is a recent keynote I gave for the Delaware Valley Innovation Network. The group is working on coordinating the activities of community colleges — and other parties —  between the adjacent Delaware, Philadelphia, and New Jersey regions. My objective was to use case studies to show that drawing circles around regions to count combined […]


Koronis: Developing a new treatment for HIV

I recently had the opportunity to conduct a brief interview with Jeff Parkins, Vice President of Clinical Development and Regulatory at Koronis on his company and the future of the biotechnology industry: Can you tell me a little bit about Koronis and its mission? Koronis Pharmaceuticals develops anti-viral therapeutics based on Viral Decay Acceleration TM […]


Biotechnology Management Papers

These papers are from the 2009 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons biotechnology company management: Financial opportunities for early stage biotech companies Tamara Jones The […]


The changing roles of CRO

This is a student paper from the 2009 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. The changing roles of CRO Alex Bao […]


Discovering potential drug targets

This is a student paper from the 2009 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Discovering potential drug targets Myung K. Kim […]


Financial opportunities for early stage biotech companies

This is a student paper from the 2009 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Financial opportunities for early stage biotech companies […]


Discussing the worldVIEW Project

In this video Jeremy Abbate, director of global media at Scientific American, and I discuss the worldVIEW project, where we profiled the biotechnology innovation climate around the world on a country-by-country basis. More details on the project are in my previous post, and the video is below. Scientific American’s Biotechnology Scorecard Uploaded by dwjtelevision – […]