President Clinton Proclaims January 2000 National Biotechnology Month

Jan 21 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 21, 1999) Not too long ago, the idea of treating the root causes of diseases was just that, an idea. And so was the prospect of feeding hungry nations on dwindling farm land...

Biotech Starts 2000 With A Bang As Recent Gains Rival Internet Stocks

Jan 20 2000
CEO & Investor Conference To Showcase Industry To New Investors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2000) Recent gains inbiotechnology stocks have rivaled the performance of Internet...

BIO’s First TV Ad on the Air

Jan 18 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 14, 2000) A BIO-sponsored television ad will begin running Jan. 17 on cable and news talk shows throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The ad focuses on the...

Biotech Drug Approvals Top 90 With Hundreds More In Late-Stage Clinical Trials

Jan 18 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 18, 2000) Another 22biotechnology drugs, vaccines and new indications for existing medicines were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999.


Countdown to BIO 2000 Press Can Register Now!

Jan 11 2000
Washington, D.C. (January 11, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host its 14th International Biotechnology Meeting and Exhibition two months earlier than usual this year. BIO...

Judah Folkman, Jurgen Drews Keynote Speakers Conference

Dec 20 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 20, 1999) -- Dr. Judah Folkman, who discovered the process of tumor angiogenesis, and Dr. Jurgen Drews, former president of global research and development for F. Hoffmann-La...

BIO Puts Forth Gene Therapy Oversight Proposal

Dec 7 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 7, 1999) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will present alternatives to proposed guidelines for reporting adverse patient events in gene therapy clinical...

The Passing of Bob Swanson

Dec 6 1999
(Carl Feldbaum, president of BIO, today issued the following statement upon the death of Bob Swanson, co-founder of Genentech):

Washington, D.C. (December 6, 1999) -- ôAs a co-founder of...

Sound Evidence, Not Politics or Trade Discrimination Should Be Used to Assess Biotech Foods

Nov 24 1999
(Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, issued the following statement prior to the start of the World Trade Organization's Third Ministerial Conference in...

Senate Declares January 2000 National Biotechnology Month

Nov 23 1999
See Senate Resolution 200 below

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 23, 1999) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds the U.S. Senate for...