Steve Usdin

Steve has been BioCentury’s Washington Editor since 1993, covering political and policy issues affecting the life sciences sector. He is BioCentury’s Senior Editor responsible for coverage of social issues involving biotechnology, and a key driver of BioCentury’s annual Back to School project. Steve is also co-host of The BioCentury Show, BioCentury’s twice monthly in-depth conversation with global leaders who are determining the future of medicine , and a regular contributor on the BioCentury This Week podcast. He was also BioCentury’s public affairs television program broadcast in 2010-14. Steve writes extensively about regulatory affairs and innovation, and is one of the most respected providers of biopharma intelligence on FDA . In 2012, the FDA Alumni Association named Steve the Harvey W. Wiley Lecturer, making him the first journalist to receive the Wiley Award.
Steve’s reporting about biotechnology and biomedical policy has been cited in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, New Scientist and other publications. Steve is also a widely recognized scholar on espionage and the Cold War. He is the author of Bureau of Spies: The Secret Connections between Espionage and Journalism in Washington and Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley.
Speaking In
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 7
This panel will focus on the unique voice that the life sciences industry can bring to the table in…
Session Room 210A