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Pelosi’s radical plan leaves lung cancer patients behind

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 23, 2019
Lung cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men and women and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. In 2019 alone, there will be an estimated 228,000 new...   Read More

Pelosi’s radical plan would leave Alzheimer’s patients behind

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 16, 2019
Last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a radical drug pricing plan, H.R. 3, that could jeopardize the development of innovative treatments for some of the most challenging diseases and...   Read More

Event tomorrow: Maintaining America’s leadership in access and innovation

By Andrew Powaleny  |    October 16, 2019
Each year, biopharmaceutical companies invest nearly $100 billion in the discovery of new treatments and cures. Despite a challenging research and development (R&D) process, consistently high...   Read More

Pelosi’s radical plan would leave ALS patients behind

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 15, 2019
Last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a radical drug pricing plan, H.R. 3, that could jeopardize the development of innovative treatments for some of the most challenging diseases and...   Read More

What They Are Saying: Broad Opposition to Pelosi’s Radical Drug Pricing Plan

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 10, 2019
Recently, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a radical drug pricing plan that would be the wrong approach for patients, the U.S. health care system, economy, and American innovation. An...   Read More

IP Explained: FACT CHECK: March-In Authority and the Bayh-Dole Act

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 9, 2019
In our last IP Explained post, we outlined how the Bayh-Dole Act laid the foundation for effective technology transfer across industries in the United States and helps foster continued medical...   Read More

The truth about the marketing and promotion of medicines

By Holly Campbell  |    October 3, 2019
Despite what critics say, the U.S. biopharmaceutical industry spends three times more on the research and development (R&D) of new treatments and cures than on the marketing and promotion of...   Read More

ICYMI: Fighting for a cure to ALS

By Anne McDonald Pritchett, PhD  |    September 25, 2019
Yesterday at The Atlantic Festival, I had the chance to speak with Amy, a biopharmaceutical researcher focused on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). As a young girl, Amy’s father inspired her to...   Read More

IP Explained: Will America Cede Global Medical Innovation Leadership to Asia?

By Megan Van Etten  |    September 18, 2019
Last month, Taiwan became the latest economy in Asia to take a bold step to bolster life sciences innovation and to accelerate economic growth. On August 20, 2019, Taiwan’s Food and Drug...   Read More

IP Explained: Four things to know about the Bayh-Dole Act

By Tom Wilbur  |    September 13, 2019
Thanks in large part to strong intellectual property protections – including policies that incentivize public and private investments in research and development (R&D) – the United States is the ...   Read More

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