Tag Archives: Biomedical Research

Securitization of Biomedical Research

MIT’s Andy Lo has published another article about the securitization of biomedical research, this time proposing a private-public partnership specifically to create therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.  Pharmalot interviewed Andy and Derek Lowe has some comments. I heard Andy talk about his proposal at … Continue reading

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More Biotech Hub Rankings

GEN (Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News) has released their own, more comprehensive biotech hub rankings.  As expected, Boston-Cambridge and the Bay Area are at the top, with San Francisco edging out Boston in most criteria.  The GEN rankings include not only … Continue reading

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Venture Funding of Biotech is VERY Concentrated… and Very Limited

Fierce Biotech has released their latest analysis of venture capital funding of biotech in the U.S. last year, broken down by metropolitan area: Source: http://www.fiercebiotech.com/story/top-15-cities-biotech-venture-funding/2014-03-06 San Francisco is back out in front, edging out Boston-Cambridge.  After San Diego and Washington, funding … Continue reading

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