Biotechnology News in the Coming Year

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Carl B. Feldbaum
Biotechnology Industry Organization
10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 14, 1999
National Press Club Morning Newsmakers Breakfast -- Fourth Estate Winner's Room (in rear of Fourth Estate restaurant) on the 13th Floor of the National Press Club Building, 529 14th Street, Washington, D.C. 200045
Biotechnology continues to lead the news for media around the world. Carl Feldbaum will brief NPC members and visitors on the biggest expected stories to come in the next year, and will answer questions about current biotechnology issues, such as celebrities and science, bioethics, privacy issues, Medicare drug pricing, and genetically modified foods. Following the NPC meeting, one-on-one interviews will be available with Mr. Feldbaum.
BIO represents more than 850 biotechnology companies, academic institutions and state biotechnology centers in 46 states and more than 25 nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health care, agricultural, industrial and environmental products.

About BIO
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.