Navigation Links
Life Sciences Industry Reaches Crossroad Say Noted Pillsbury Attorneys
Date:3/17/2008

sbury's Health Care practice and founder of the Healthcare Technology Network of Greater Washington. Main advocates healthcare clients' interests on Capitol Hill and before regulatory bodies, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and state health and insurance departments.

Main and Wetherell agree that among the most crucial factors affecting life sciences are:

-- Growth in the pharmaceutical market is expected to be between five and

six percent this year, reaching record sales of $740 billion, according

to the IMS Health's 2008 Global Pharmaceutical Market and Therapy

Forecast.

-- While Big Pharma is reaping huge rewards distributing blockbuster

pills, most new drugs are developed at small, innovative start-ups,

while R&D costs are rising -- to the tune of $55 billion in 2006 alone.

Accordingly, the number of strategic alliances, licensing deals, and

mergers has increased as companies seek new products on shorter

timetables.

-- Developing the right products is critical for firms requiring approval

from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Food and Drug

Administration. Backlogs in applications make it hard for companies to

recoup investments at a time when novel drugs, diagnostic equipment,

implantable devices and other goods generally must yield sales in the

hundreds of millions to cover research costs. A lengthened approval

process is especially difficult for small companies with limited

funding, who often cannot sustain years of procedural delays.

-- Regulators, including the Federal Trade Commission and the Department

of Justice, are shining light on the industry. Among other

investigations, the FTC is exploring the competitive implications of

deals in which brand-name pharmaceutical companies allegedly

collaborated with thei
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES COMPLIANCE WITH AIM RULE 26
2. Selection of Development Candidate Triggers $0.5 Million Milestone Payment to Ardea Biosciences, Inc.
3. ImmuneRegen BioSciences Files 8-K that Highlights Enclosed Shareholder Letter Discussing Recent Achievements and Outlook
4. Advanced Life Sciences Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Staff Letter
5. VisEn Medical Files Action to Invalidate New Caliper Life Sciences Patent
6. ONCOSCIENCE AG, THE EUROPEAN PARTNER OF YM BIOSCIENCES, ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF PATIENT ENROLLMENT IN PHASE III BRAIN CANCER TRIAL OF NIMOTUZUMAB
7. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
8. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present Data on Alzheimers Vaccine at 13th International Congress of Immunology Conference
9. YM BIOSCIENCES, EUROPEAN PARTNER, ONCOSCIENCE AG, ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF ADVANCED NIMOTUZUMAB TRIALS IN ADULT GLIOMA AND PANCREATIC CANCER
10. Advanced Cell Technologys Dr. Robert Lanza Makes List of 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry
11. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Adds New Companies to its Investment Portfolio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The ... Company, publisher of Food Safety Tech , an e-Journal ... has signed an agreement for the second year for the ... with Pittcon 2014. The partnership provides that the registration fee ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Westlake Village, Calif. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... cancer treatment and management through the genomic analysis of ... will offer Therapy Finder™, a web-based cancer decision support ... a reporting option with Cynvenio’s ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 This webinar will focus ... clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. , Regulatory frameworks are ... drug development, however the complex nature of biopharmaceuticals makes ... and efficacy extremely challenging. Based on the specific aspects ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... education have continued their sponsorship of an annual competition ... interest in, and access to, innovative STEM study. The ... , TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pittcon Announces Second Year Partnership With Food Safety Tech 2Pittcon Announces Second Year Partnership With Food Safety Tech 3Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5
... April 24, 2008 / b3c newswire / - ... are working on a project to synthesize a gene ... statistically expected and controlled ratio at preselected positions within ... core technology, Slonomics™, a unique DNA engineering platform using ...
... N.C. -- Duke University chemists have found a way ... thick in very large numbers, removing a major roadblock ... These single-walled carbon nanotubes also follow parallel paths as ... potentially impede electronic performance, said Duke associate chemistry professor ...
... Sangamo,BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced ... results on Wednesday, April 30,2008, after the market closes. ... at 2:00 p.m. PT, which will be open to ... the company will review,the financial results and discuss other ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sloning and the Kornberg group at Stanford University starting evaluation project regarding the synthesis of a Statistically Randomized Gene Library 2Nanotubes grown straight in large numbers 2Nanotubes grown straight in large numbers 3Sangamo BioSciences Announces First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast 2Sangamo BioSciences Announces First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast 3
(Date:4/22/2014)... Analyzing thousands of breeding bird surveys sent in ... Canada over 35 years, wildlife researchers report that most ... northward or toward higher elevation in response to climate ... means that most previous studies of potential climate change ... or the other have likely underestimated the effects of ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution ... of climate research, the UV-B radiation, is often neglected. ... colleagues from the Universities in Olomouc (Czechia), Halle and ... space agency in such a way that they can ... on organisms. , The basic input data were provided ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... your age" is another way of asking him or ... bring improvements. Certain cells of the immune system tend ... to illness. Because these cells are known to misbehave ... microgravity on immune cells to better understand how our ... the National Institute on Aging, part of the National ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated, experts warn 2UV-radiation data to help ecological research 2For an immune cell, microgravity mimics aging 2For an immune cell, microgravity mimics aging 3For an immune cell, microgravity mimics aging 4For an immune cell, microgravity mimics aging 5
... , WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists could take greater ... of advanced techniques used to understand the mechanisms that ... former Purdue University researchers say. In a perspective ... Purdue assistant professor of genetics, and Ivan Baxter, a ...
... could make more tomatoes taste like heirlooms, reports an international ... scientist. The finding, which will be reported in the ... significant implications for the U.S. tomato industry, which annually harvests ... and fresh-market sales. "This information about the gene responsible ...
... big boss proteins that switch on broad developmental ... regulators of muscle development or fat metabolism. One ... protein, takes charge following a cellular crisis known ... by the accumulation of misfolded and aggregated proteins. ...
Cached Biology News:Adoption of advanced techniques could propel crop improvement 2Discovery may lead to new tomato varieties with vintage flavor and quality 2Forty's a crowd 2Forty's a crowd 3Forty's a crowd 4
Immunochemistry 1 & 2...
...
Hucal Agx Antigen Expression Service Specificity: Hucal Agx ...
MHC. Sections include: the isolation and functional properties of antigen-presenting cells analysis of MHC class II endocytosis and peptide turnover analysis of signalling via MHC class II molecu...
Biology Products: