Archive for December, 2010

Delta & Comair make 90 minute trip in 20 hours

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing Delta and Comair‘s friendly customer support as I attempted to make the 90 minute trip from Minneapolis to Toronto on DL 6350. A series of mechanical failures on Delta/Comair‘s aircraft resulted in me arriving at my destination seventeen hours late. After the first flight was canceled due to […]

For success in biotechnology, look beyond biotechnology

Many biotechnology entrepreneurs favorably look back at times when financing and regulatory approval were easier to obtain. While future periods of investor exuberance may return, it is better to see these as market aberrations. In periods of investor exuberance companies have been pushed to focus on low-probability, high-return, objectives such as approval and successful marketing […]

Building an R&D cluster in Okinawa

The public portion of the International Symposium Development of an R&D Cluster in Okinawa has been posted. The symposium brought experts from around the world, with a particular emphasis on regions such as San Diego, Singapore, and Israel. Complete coverage, including video links in English and Japanese are on the Okinawa Institute for Science and […]

Technology Continues to Fight Aids

This is a guest post from BiotechBlog reader Jack Lundee Technology Continues to Fight Aids In 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa was populated with over 22 million HIV+ inhabitants, and currently there are over 5 million Southern Africans infected with the virus. Worldwide, there are upwards of 40 million people infected with HIV, a very frightening number. […]

Drug Patent Expirations in December 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in December 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration CHILDREN’S MOTRIN Mcneil Cons ibuprofen 5,215,755*PED Dec 1, 2010 JUNIOR STRENGTH MOTRIN Mcneil Cons ibuprofen 5,215,755*PED Dec 1, 2010 MOTRIN Mcneil Ped ibuprofen 5,215,755*PED Dec 1, 2010 ZYFLO CR Cornerstone Therap zileuton 4,873,259 Dec […]