Research ‘leak’ hits Genentech
Genentech’s shares dropped 12.5 per cent after details of the biotechnology company’s research abstracts for next month’s American Society of Clinical Oncology appeared to have been leaked.
As Tony White Reads Resumes, Industry Buzzes Around Core Four
It’s been two-and-a-half months since J. Craig walked away from Celera and Applera chief Tony White is still skimming resumes. Though Celera has been characteristically mum about potential prospects or their status, an initial shortlist of four likely candidates compiled by GenomeWeb from interviews with people close to the search may have evolved a bit.
President Presses Senate to Ban All Human Cloning
Declaring that “life is a creation, not a commodity,” Bush pressed the Democratic Senate to adopt legislation that would outlaw the cloning of microscopic human embryos for research into new medical therapies, in addition to outlawing the creation of cloned babies.
7 drug makers unveil elderly discounts
Under pressure from consumers and lawmakers over drug prices, Abbott Laboratories and six other manufacturers are launching a discount card for seniors that would lop 20 percent to 40 percent off the price of more than 130 commonly prescribed medicines.