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Orphan Drug Adoption: the More Regulation, the Better

New survey research indicates that a country with a strong regulatory commitment for advancing drugs for rare diseases does better in getting orphan drugs to patients than countries with lesser regulatory frameworks. In his study, ‘The Effect of Market-Based Economic Factors on the Adoption of Orphan Drugs Across Multiple Countries,’ John Matthews, Associate Director of […]
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Shrinking Economy Hits California Biosector

By Amy Ritter, Pharmaeutical Technology. A report released on Feb. 8, 2012 from the California Healthcare Institute, BayBio and PwC shows that the shrinking economy, changes in investment strategies, and pressures on the pharmaceutical market have put the brakes on one of the US’s most robust biotechnology centers. California had enjoyed steady growth in its […]
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JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Marked by Uncertainty

2012 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Marked by Uncertainty Audrey S. Erbes, Principal, Erbes & Associates, outlines the highlights of this week’s event in San Francisco. One of the few positive notes struck in this week’s 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference (held in San Francisco) was the announcement by Kevin Willsey, J.P. Morgan’s co-head of […]
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The Happiness Quotient: Can it Build the Economic Case for Pharma?

The latest vogue in economics is the effort to quantify the impact of personal well-being on growth and productivity performance.  The idea is to establish that if a population is “happy,” a country’s economic performance and output will improve — or at least be showcased in a better light. The notion is fanciful to many, […]
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