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Forging Super Powerful Partnerships at BIO 2015
Gavin Newsom On BIO 2016
2016 BIO International Convention heads to San Francisco, CA
2015 BIO International Convention Kickoff Concert
Robyn Rosenberger, Tiny Superheroes at the 2015 BIO International Convention
Renold Capocasale, CEO and Founder, FlowMetric Inc. at the BIO Buzz Center 2015
BioGENEius Winners Austin & Anvita at the 2015 BIO International Conference
Rob Saik, CEO, Agri-Trend at the BIO 2015 Buzz Center
Scott Whitaker, President of BIO 2015
Wynton Marsalis at the 2015 BIO International Convention
Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, at the BIO Buzz Center 2015
BIO International Convention 2015 Monday Recap
2015 BIO International Convention Tuesday Recap
2015 BIO International Convention Wednesday Recap
2015 BIO Internation Convention Thursday Recap
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IP Sessions at BIO 2015: The Evolving Landscape of Patentable Subject Matter

Publish Date: 7/2/2015, Created By: Austin Donohue

The IP Track at BIO 2015 had a number of incredible educational sessions concerning the most relevant topics in the biotech sector. Let’s look back at what top experts in the IP field had to say about the changing nature of patentable subject matter: Panelists included: Jennifer Swan and Howard Levine, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Raul Tamayo, USPTO P. Michael Walker, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Panelists focused on the increasingly restrictive interpretation of patent eligibility, ...

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IP Sessions at BIO 2015: The Impact of the Inter Partes Review on (BIO)Pharma

Publish Date: 6/24/2015, Created By: Austin Donohue

The Intellectual Property Track at the BIO International Convention was a chance for IP thought leaders in the biotech sector to discuss some of the most pressing issues impacting the industry. Let’s recap what we learned from one of the IP sessions at BIO 2015: The Impact of IPRs on (BIO)Pharma On Tuesday, patent litigation experts met to discuss inter partes review proceedings and how they are impacting biotechnology. Panelists from The Impact of IPRs ...

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Post-Convention Recap of BIO 2015: What the Official Bloggers Have to Say

Publish Date: 6/22/2015, Created By: Kathryn Mueller

Every day during the BIO International Convention our BIO Official Bloggers, writers who are on top of the biotechnology beat, release statements about their experience. BIO 2015 was a huge success, and the bloggers have one last report they want to share with you: Genomics Blog By Mike Spear Anvita Gupta, a 12th grade student from Scottsdale, Arizona received top prize for the Sanofi BioGENEius Global Healthcare Challenge and Han Jie Wang, a grade 11 ...

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BIO Congratulates BioGENEius Winners!

Publish Date: 6/22/2015, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor

The 2015 International BIO Convention brought together some of the top biotechnology experts from around the world - some of whom are still in high school! BIO would like to congratulate, Anvita Gupta and Austin Wang, the winners of the annual International BioGENEius Challenge – the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding innovation in biotechnology! Anvita (12th Grade, Scottsdale, Arizona) won the Global Healthcare category for her project titled, Novel Therapeutics for Genetic ...

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BIO 2015 Provides Local Shoe Shiner with School Supplies for Kids in Need

Publish Date: 6/18/2015, Created By: George Goodno

For the past decade, William Green, a center city shoe shiner, hosts a Children’s Cookout and Day of Fun in late August for poverty stricken children in Philadelphia. In addition to providing a day of safe fun for local children, “Big Will’s” cookout provides an opportunity to supply book bags and school supplies to more than 500 needy students throughout the city. Today, the 2015 BIO International Convention provided “Big Will” with over 500 hundred ...

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Wednesday Recap of BIO 2015: What the Official Bloggers Have to Say

Publish Date: 6/17/2015, Created By: Kathryn Mueller

Everyday our BIO Official Bloggers, writers who are on top of the biotechnology beat, release statements about their experience at the BIO International Convention. Here is what they want to share with you today: Scrip Intelligence By Lisa LaMotta Roche’s strong deal-making position is at least partly due to its acquisition of Genentech, but partnering head Sophie Kornowski-Bonnet explained that the firm is more interested in looking for drugs than bolt-on companies. Read more…   ...

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Dr. Eric Topol’s Insights on Wearables, Smart Phones, Digital Medicine Revolution

Publish Date: 6/17/2015, Created By: Tracy Cooley

Dr. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is widely recognized for many things: as a renowned cardiologist, #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in the United States by Modern Healthcare, “Rock Star of Science” by GQ, author of several books, and the top authority on digital medicine, but who knew he was also a comedian? Topol shared his views with the BIO 2015 keynote luncheon audience in an informative and humorous way. Using videos ...

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Complexities of Rare Diseases Take the Spotlight at BIO

Publish Date: 6/17/2015, Created By: Tracy Cooley

Global Genes Founder & CEO Nicole Boice opened the BIO 2015 Orphan & Rare Disease Track by addressing a packed session with a simple, powerful statement: “We’re all working to eliminate the challenges of rare diseases, but patients and their advocates aren’t always equipped to fight.” Organizations like Global Genes help families affected by rare disease by connecting them with much needed tools and resources. By better understanding the definition of a “rare” disease, industry ...

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Outdated Payments Systems Aren’t Keeping Pace With Medical Innovation

Publish Date: 6/17/2015, Created By: Tracy Cooley

We are experiencing an era of rapid medical progress thanks to the accelerated pace at which new breakthroughs are being uncovered. The compression in time between research and the creation of new treatments is a triumph for patients but a challenge for our outdated healthcare delivery system. Our payment systems were constructed to finance medical costs that increased at predictable rates but are now outdated because of the breakthrough medical advances constantly being made. The ...

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NIH Director Francis Collins Opens Day Two at BIO International Convention

Publish Date: 6/17/2015, Created By: Tracy Cooley

What happens when a hotel loses Francis Collins’ room reservation late on the eve before he is scheduled to speak at the BIO International Convention? He finds a way around the barriers and still manages to inspire, entertain and impress the masses the very next morning. Which may help describe his approach to personalized medicine to overcome barriers and surpass expectations. Collins shared his vision for transforming the practice of medicine through personalized medicine with ...

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