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IP Explained: Why patents are so critical to biopharmaceutical innovation

By Tom Wilbur  |    April 16, 2019
Today, we are excited to launch our new IP Explained Catalyst series, where each week we’ll break down critical components of the intellectual property (IP) system and the important role it plays...   Read More

New report shows nearly 20 innovative medicines in development for sickle cell disease

By Andrew Powaleny  |    April 2, 2019
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States, afflicting nearly 100,000 Americans. Patients with SCD have sickle-shaped red blood cells, which have...   Read More

New report: Using march-in authority would jeopardize U.S. innovation

By Tom Wilbur  |    March 19, 2019
In 1980, Congress passed the Small Business Patent Procedures Act, better known as the Bayh-Dole Act, which created a uniform framework for transferring government-funded research into useful...   Read More

In survey, PhRMA member companies highlight impact of IPI on R&D

By Katie Verb  |    February 5, 2019
One of the biggest myths regarding the administration’s proposed International Pricing Index (IPI) Model is that it will have little to no effect on biomedical research and development (R&D)....   Read More

Report: Corporate venture capital is catalyzing groundbreaking biomedical innovation in the United States

By Anne McDonald Pritchett, PhD  |    October 10, 2018
Venture capital is increasingly becoming the growing force for financing biotech and other startups, fueling medical advances in the U.S.  A new report released today from TEConomy, examines the...   Read More

PhRMA member companies R&D investments hit record high in 2017 - $71.4 billion

By Tim McClung  |    August 9, 2018
PhRMA member companies invested $71.4 billion in research and development (R&D) in 2017, the highest level of investment on record, according to the 2018 PhRMA member annual survey, released in...   Read More

Aspen Spotlight Health: Discussing the forefront of innovation

By Katie Koziara  |    June 21, 2018
For the second year in a row, PhRMA is proud to participate in Aspen’s Spotlight Health Conference. As the opening session of Aspen Ideas Festival, Spotlight Health welcomes over 1,500 experts and...   Read More

Celebrating U.S. innovation as USPTO issues the 10 millionth patent

By Nicole Longo  |    June 19, 2018
The U.S. patent system has supported innovation and discovery dating back to the founding of our nation and the signing of the U.S. Constitution, encouraging Americans to continue to search for...   Read More

New report and resources put cancer in context, showing more than 1,100 medicines and vaccines in development

By Andrew Powaleny  |    May 30, 2018
In the not too distant past, chemotherapy and radiation were once the only treatments for what remains the second leading cause of death in the United States – cancer. Although the death rates of...   Read More

Researchers bring focus on science and medicine to California’s capital city

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    May 29, 2018
Health care issues are often so highly politicized that it’s easy to lose sight of the people behind the scenes, especially the millions of medical professionals that wake up each morning with a...   Read More

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