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FDA Seeks to Block Two Unregulated Stem Cell Clinics
Jim Daley | May 11, 2018
Two patients became legally blind after receiving treatments at the facilities.
Novartis Paid More than $1 Million to Firm Linked to Trump Lawyer
Ashley Yeager | May 9, 2018
The drug company had an agreement with Essential Consultants, run by the president’s former attorney Michael Cohen.
CRISPR Patent Dispute Heard in Federal Court
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
In an ongoing legal battle, the University of California, Berkeley has challenged the Broad Institute’s patent claims on the gene editing technology.
How Orphan Drugs Became a Highly Profitable Industry
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2018
Government incentives, advances in technology, and an army of patient advocates have spun a successful market—but abuses of the system and exorbitant prices could cause a backlash.
Women Less Successful When Applying for Patents
Diana Kwon | Apr 18, 2018
An investigation of 2.7 million patent submissions in the U.S. finds gender disparities throughout the application process.
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 16, 2018
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Former Head of Genzyme Dies
Diana Kwon | May 15, 2017
Henri Termeer helped usher the biotech company into an industry behemoth.
Direct-to-Consumer Liquid Biopsy
Kerry Grens | Sep 13, 2015
Some doctors advise shoppers to be skeptical of a newly marketed cancer diagnostic.
Venter’s New Digs
Bob Grant | Oct 9, 2013
Genomics pioneer Craig Venter is building a new campus for his non-profit research institute right next to his alma mater in San Diego.