Upcoming talks

Posting has been light lately — I’ve been working hard on revising Building Biotechnology. Off to the NIH next week to give my talk on biotechnology entrepreneurship. Upcoming talk at Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business on a multifaceted dissection of the biotechnology industry.


New Biotechnology Books on Biotechnology Business Development and Biotechnology Education

Two new biotechnology books: I’m proud to announce two new books featuring international best practices in biotechnology business development and biotechnology education. These new books respectively empower industry leaders operating in the dynamic biotechnology industry, and help address the global shortage of skilled biotechnology workers. [AMAZONPRODUCT=0973467673] First Edition, March 2008 Perfect Bound, 342 pages, US$74.95 […]


Drug Patent Expirations in March 2008

Courtesy of DrugPatentWatch.com: Drug Patent Expirations in March 2008 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration CARDIZEM CD Biovail diltiazem hydrochloride 5,002,776 MAR 26,2008 CARDURA XL Pfizer doxazosin mesylate 4,837,111 MAR 21,2008 CIPRO IN DEXTROSE 5% IN PLASTIC CONTAINER Bayer Pharms ciprofloxacin 4,957,922 MAR 18,2008 CIPRO IN […]


Generic Biologics: How to Compete

Guest content from John Avellanet, managing director and principal of Cerulean Associates: Follow-on biologics are a foregone conclusion in the US. Too much money is at stake. The more difficult discussion starts with how to prepare your company to compete. Science Succumbs to Dollars The financial pull on reimbursement organizations and the constituent push on […]


BIO's website hacked?

Browsing around the Biotechnology Industry Organization site late last night, I was surprised to find that BIO’s press release section had been hacked. No evidence of tampering elsewhere on the site, but all the news releases have been tagged by the hackers.


BIO’s website hacked?

Browsing around the Biotechnology Industry Organization site late last night, I was surprised to find that BIO’s press release section had been hacked. No evidence of tampering elsewhere on the site, but all the news releases have been tagged by the hackers.


Upcoming talk: Forget everything you thought you knew about biotechnology entrepreneurship

I’ll be at Rutgers on February 29th, giving a talk on biotechnology entrepreneurship. My objective is to dispel the popular notions about how biotechnology entrepreneurship occurs, and to provide case studies demonstrating the diversity of methods by which biotechnology entrepreneurs start and build their businesses. I’ll also provide some case studies of significant mis-steps, with […]


An appeal for generic biologic legislation

The following appeal for generic biologic legislation was sent in from Insmed via youtube. I’ve posted previously on the challenges of developing a framework for generic biologic approvals and questioned how much we can really expect to save. In the editorial for the upcoming issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, I argue that the […]


Drug Patent Expirations in February 2008

Courtesy of DrugPatentWatch.com: Drug Patent Expirations in February 2008*Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration CAMPTOSAR Pfizer Inc irinotecan hydrochloride 4,604,463 FEB 20,2008 CIPRO HC Alcon ciprofloxacin hydrochloride; hydrocortisone 4,844,902 FEB 11,2008 CIPRODEX Alcon ciprofloxacin; dexamethasone 4,844,902 FEB 11,2008 DEPOCYT Pacira Pharms Inc cytarabine 6,071,534 FEB 18,2008 […]


New Biotechnology Books

Two new biotechnology books due out in March 2008: [AMAZONPRODUCT=0973467673] Best Practices in Biotechnology Education 22 International Best Practices in K-12, College, Certificate, Master’s, Doctoral, MBA, Distance Education Programs and Student Groups First Edition, March 2008 Perfect Bound, 342 pages, US$74.95 ISBN: 978-09734676-7-3 Best Practices in Biotechnology Education is directed at faculty seeking to start […]


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