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More Than One-Quarter Billion People Benefit From Medical Biotechnology

Jul 21 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2000) A Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) survey found that more than one-quarter billion people worldwide have benefited from biotech drugs and vaccines.

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BIO Statement Regarding Formation of Congressional Biotechnology Caucus

Jul 20 2000
(Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization [BIO] issued the following statement today regarding the formation of the Congressional Biotechnology Caucus.)

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BIO: Reimportation Of Prescription Drugs Puts Patients At Risk

Jul 18 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2000)- Biotechnology IndustryOrganization (BIO) President Carl B. Feldbaum said BIO supports the FDA’s powers regarding reimportation of drugs from Mexico and Canada and...

Genentech, Incyte Genomics Tell House Subcommittee Gene Patents Essential For Medical Progress

Jul 13 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2000) Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies testified today at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight hearing on gene...

Genentech, Incyte Genomics Executives To Testify At House Hearing On Gene-Based Patents

Jul 12 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2000) - Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies will testify Thursday, July 13, at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight...

BIO Supports Efforts To Apply Biotechnology To Agriculture In Developing Nations

Jul 11 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2000) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) endorses recommendations contained in a report, released today, from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and...

BIO Statement Regarding USDA Planting Estimates of Genetically Modified Seeds

Jun 30 2000
(Dr. Val Giddings, vice president for food and agriculture of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to today's U.S. Department of Agriculture...

BIO: House Approval Of GOP Drug Plan Represents An Important Step In Right Direction For Seniors

Jun 29 2000

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2000) - Nancy Myers, health-care policy counsel for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), said House approval of a Republican plan to expand prescription drug...

BIO Praises Congress, President for Supporting Research on Biofuels

Jun 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2000) --The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded Congress and President Clinton for their support of research into use of biomass as an alternative...

Missouri’s Carnahan Named BIO Governor of the Year

Jun 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2000) --TheBiotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has named Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan Governor of the Year for his support of the industry’s growth and companies’...