Spotlight: What Small and Emerging Companies Need When Entering Into Dealmaking Discussions

BioWeekSF will soon be here again — January 6-11, 2019 — the week of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and 20 other events and forums. In preparation,  the week’s premium online guide, BioWeekSF.com, is sponsoring a series of viewpoints and more from leaders and professionals involved in life sciences/healthcare dealmaking. As Chair of Foley Hoag’s Licensing & […]

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Spotlight: First Coast Tech Hubs Gather @ RESI Boston

By Dennis Ford, Founder & CEO, Life Science Nation; Creator of RESI Conference Series The First Coast Innovator’s Gathering is a new component of the Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference Series which was requested by the investors and strategic channel partners who routinely attend RESI. Many of these partners wanted LSN to bring the “earliest stage” […]

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Event Recap: RESI in Boston – The Power of Partnering and Networking for Healthcare Innovators in 2018

By Marie Daghlian Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, more than 800 attendees from 38 states and 25 countries showed up at the Boston Marriott Copley Place for a day of networking, partnering, and workshops at the RESI Global Partnering Conference—Redefining Early Stage Investments—held June 4 during BIO2018 week. RESI has become an important venue […]

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Spotlight: BIOWeek:Boston 2018

BIOWeek:Boston 2018 The Complete Guide to the Week of the BIO International Convention June 3-8, 2018 Big3Bio Releases The First Version of BIOWeek:Boston 2018, The Complete Guide to the Week of #BIO2018       SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(May 25, 2018)–Big3Bio, the leading aggregator service for the top biotech hubs in the US—Boston, San Francisco Bay […]

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May Financial Focus: Boston Area a Hot-Bed for Biopharma Startups

By Marie Daghlian VC funding for Boston area biotech companies is on fire and its momentum shows no signs of slowing up. Boston area biotech and health-related companies raised $1.58 billion in 32 deals in the first quarter of 2018. That compares favorably with the $1.59 billion raised in Q4 2017 in 42 deals, and […]

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Spotlight Q&A with Rob Neville, CEO, Savara Pharmaceuticals

About Savara Pharmaceuticals: Savara Inc. (NASDAQ: SVRA) is an orphan lung disease company. Savara’s pipeline comprises a number of late stage therapeutics each targeting difficult to treat lung diseases. For people not familiar with Savara, can you provide a brief overview and focus? Neville: Savara was founded in 2008 and based in Austin, Texas. Our […]

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Spotlight: Virginia Capezio from TriNet Talks About How Biotech Companies Can Tackle the Tough HR Considerations in 2018

Virginia Capezio is a senior human resources consultant with TriNet, a company that provides full-service HR solutions to small and midsize businesses. Here, Virginia talks about the changing landscape of the biotech workplace, how broader trends may be affecting the environment and the big HR issues biotech companies should be thinking about in the new […]

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From Candidate Selection to Market: Navigating Challenges in Biotechnology

  Not every drug development program follows a similar path to regulatory approval. Don’t miss out on this Charles River workshop which will bring together industry professionals to provide guidance on key components and considerations for designing and optimizing your drug development program. The workshop will include interactive sessions to discuss how to attract investors, […]

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Spotlight: Fostering a Culture of Innovation to Drive Growth

Develop an Innovative Culture As companies look to generate new growth, many are concerned that their culture may be inhibiting them from achieving their goals. While many people believe a stronger culture that supports innovation will lead to growth, most lack clarity about what the true impact improving culture has on innovation and what types […]

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Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development Symposium

The Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development symposium will be held September 11-13, 2017 at Cape Rey Resort, Carlsbad, CA. This three-day symposium with five sessions has a jam-packed agenda with case study presentations from industry leaders from Bluebird, Janssen, Pfizer and Amgen in the nonclinical development of biotherapeutics. Don’t miss out on […]

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Advancing Rare Disease Drug Discovery: Navigating the Path to an IND

Symposium Overview: Therapies to treat rare and undiagnosed diseases are in high demand in a favorable regulatory environment. Thus, it is critically important to optimize the discovery and development of such therapies by creating – and following – the most efficient path to an investigational new drug (IND) filing. How do we do just that? […]

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Spotlight: Every Challenge. Every Day. Every Voice.

Behind every patient stands thousands of scientists and researchers working together to develop life-saving treatments. So what happens when a patient meets the people that helped save her life? Watch this 8-minute documentary as Ginger Tam, a lung-cancer patient, meets the researchers who worked on her cancer treatment.    

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Spotlight: Charles River Laboratories Acquires Agilux Laboratories, Inc.

Charles River has announced the acquisition of Agilux Laboratories, Inc., a Worcester, Massachusetts-based contract research organization (CRO) providing a suite of integrated discovery small- and large-molecule bioanalytical services, DMPK (drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics) and pharmacology services. Agilux has built an enviable reputation for flexibility and speed, offering in vivo PK (pharmacokinetics), in vitro ADME (absorption […]

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