I was recently in San Francisco so thought I would continue my theme of writing about biotechnology regions that I visit around the United States.
In a case of national significance to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the United States Supreme Court on January 7 decided to hear the case of Sorrell (Attorney General of Vermont) v. IMS Health Inc & Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).
As an update to this morning’s blog post that mentioned Vertex’s VX-770, the company have just announced their key business objectives for 2011. Further information will be included in the presentation by Vertex at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference scheduled for later today.
One of the exciting things about the biotechnology industry is its ability to innovate and translate developments in basic science into potential new drugs.
Thanks to Adam Feuerstein of TheStreet for breaking the news this morning, that shares in Inspire Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ISPH) have plunged following the announcement of negative data from the phase 3, TIGER-2 clinical trial for denufosol in cystic fibrosis.
Intellectual property (IP) rights are important in the biotechnology industry; one only has to look at a licensing, consulting or service agreement to appreciate this.
Inspire Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ISPH), a North Carolina based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on products for ophthalmic and pulmonary diseases, recently announced positive results from their phase 3 trial (TIGER-1) of denufosol tetrasodium in patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).
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