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New York City Puts Up $100 Million To Create A Biotech Hub

New York City is asking: If biotech can make it anywhere, can’t it make it here?<p>The city government is today asking for proposals on how to use $100 million in funds and city land to create a “life sciences hub” with the goal of making the city competitive with Boston and San Francisco as a place …

Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Why Hospitals Aren't in the Drug Business

They want to address shortages and high prices. But existing manufacturers are likely to do so faster and more cheaply.<p>Fed up with high drug prices? Why not make your own?<p>Well, okay, for most of us that’s not very practical. But hospitals have decided that’s just what they’re going to do: get into …

Martin Shkreli

Hundreds of hospitals to form pharmaceutical company to fight high drug prices

Three hundred hospitals have joined together to form their own pharmaceutical company in order to combat high drug prices and other industry …

Healthcare leaders should keep an eye on these 10 innovations in 2018

ECRI Institute has revealed its annual “Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List,” which seeks to provide healthcare leaders with information on emerging …

Digital Health

Amazon finally moved into healthcare. What's next for pharma?

Amazon rocked healthcare shares yesterday with news it's forming a new venture in conjunction with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway to put a check on …

Pharma

What happens when Trump targets you on Twitter

Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman was setting off on a let’s-forget-about-Trump road trip with his wife on the morning of July 7, loading up the family Subaru for a trip to all of the national parks in Utah.<p>“We’re listening to music in the car, not paying attention to our phones,” Podesta …

Donald Trump

Most Doctors Have Little or No Management Training, and That’s a Problem

Rising pressure to achieve better medical outcomes with increasingly limited financial resources has created an acute need for more physician leaders. Several studies (including this one) have shown that doctors want to be led by other doctors; they trust physician leaders to make the right …

Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi top 'Good Pharma' trial transparency ranking with perfect scores

It’s an A-plus for Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi. The second annual Good Pharma Scorecard assigned both drugmakers perfect scores of 100% for clinical …

1 in 10 medicines in poor countries are fake or substandard, WHO warns

Kids are likely dying from pneumonia and malaria due to ineffective drugs, health organization says<p>About 11 per cent of medicines in developing …

The CVS-Aetna Merger Is A Mortal Threat To U.S. Hospitals

CVS Health’s proposed acquisition of Aetna is designed to keep patients out of the hospital for as much care as possible while escalating the move away from fee-for-service medicine to value-based care.<p>CVS plans to expand services in its pharmacies and retail clinics, and even deliver care to …

Health Care

Brexit May Become a Health Risk, Pharma Tells Negotiators

The European Union and the U.K. should move to the next stage of Brexit talks as soon as possible and take concrete steps to minimize the risk of …

United Kingdom

What keeps pharma execs up at night? Apparently a lot, says new report

Dive Brief:<p>Big life science companies may differ in what products they make or clients they serve, but they can agree that competition, patents loss, …

The European Biotech Map

The map is best viewed on a larger device<p>We're working on a mobile version, please leave your email if you want to be first informed<p>This is the best …

Record Momentum for European Biotech

<b>The European biotech sector has had a bumpy past. Today, however it has reached a record momentum and is flourishing like never before. Stock</b> …

Public Relations

How biopharmaceutical collaborations are fueling biomedical innovation

Analysis<p>Life sciences partnering for progress<p>In today's rapidly evolving era of scientific progress and personalized medicine, collaboration across …

Cloud Computing In Pharmaceutical Market Global Insights and Trends to 2022

<b>Global Cloud Computing In Pharmaceutical Market Research Report 2017 to 2022</b> provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting …

World Health Organisation Calls Antibiotics Resistance A ‘Global Emergency’

The world is running out of antibiotics, global health leaders have warned.<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that “antimicrobial resistance is …

Pfizer Sues J&J, Alleges Anticompetitive Practices in Connection with Remicade® - Goodwin Procter BioSimilars Blog

Today, Pfizer filed an antitrust lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania alleging …

FDA's Janet Woodcock: the clinical trials system is 'broken'

The clinical trials system is “broken” and there needs to be new ways to collect and utilize patient data, Janet Woodcock, director of FDA’s Center …

China’s WuXi, Johnson & Johnson-backed XW Labs lands $17.5M series B

Chinese neurological disorders startup XW Laboratories has seen a $17.5 million series B, bumping up its total raise from its first round to $23 …

The Top 10 Books to Read This Fall

’Tis the season to set aside that beachy novel and dive into the latest slate of business books and tell-alls. This fall will see a slew of releases …

A medical breakthrough that hacks genes to fight cancer just got approved, and it's the beginning of 'a big new field of medicine'

The drug, called Kymriah, is a highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor).<p>It's a type of cancer immunotherapy, which harnesses the body's immune system to take on cancer cells. In this case, the therapy removes a person's cells, …

Immunotherapy

The 25 best games every PlayStation 4 owner should have in their library

There are many contributing factors to the PS4's dominance, but the biggest and most important reason is the games. Not only does it play most games made available on other rival consoles (like the Xbox One), but it also has an incredible lineup of games that are literally not playable …

Resident Evil

Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS turn up the heat on generic drugmaker deals

(Reuters) - The largest U.S. retail pharmacies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, are wielding more leverage when buying generic drugs, accelerating a decline in prices likely to affect drug companies for some time, industry experts said on Thursday.<p>That pressure is …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Self-improvement

Sanofi gets a flu vaccines booster with $650M-plus Protein Sciences buy

Twice over the last year, Sanofi has come up short in high-stakes attempts at top M&A prospects. Now, the drugmaker has finally bagged an …

Pharma

Dark Web drug marketplace AlphaBay was shut down by law enforcement

AlphaBay, a Dark Web marketplace for illegal drugs and other underground goods, has been down since early last week. Now, it appears the cause of the shutdown was an international effort from law enforcement that nabbed one of the site’s operators, a Canadian citizen named Alexandre Cazes, while he …

Blockchain Could Make the Insurance Industry Much More Transparent

While Edward Lloyd is largely credited with commercializing the insurance industry, with the creation of his namesake firm, Lloyd’s, over 330 years ago, the original concept of spreading risk (or “mutualizing”) goes back even further. Hundreds of years before Lloyd’s was formed, Chinese merchants …