Archive for February, 2010

My picks for the Biotech Humantarian Award

The judging is underway for the Biotech Humanitarian Award. The pool of nominees was divided between the judges, so I’ve only seen some of them, but I’ve made my selections. One of the elements I’ve been looking for is evidence of going beyond one’s job description — how much has an individual done to drive […]


Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers

I will be giving a talk on Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers at Pittcon in Orlando on March 1st. The talk will be based on my observations in writing  Building Biotechnology and editing Best Practices in Biotechnology Education, in addition to the teaching I’ve done on the topic. I’ll be posting […]


Drug Patent Expirations in February 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in February 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration ZAGAM Mylan sparfloxacin 4,795,751 Feb 4, 2010 TEVETEN Abbott eprosartan mesylate 5,185,351 Feb 9, 2010 MYOVIEW Ge Healthcare technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin kit 5,045,302 Feb 9, 2010 TEVETEN HCT Abbott eprosartan mesylate; hydrochlorothiazide 5,185,351 Feb […]