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BIO Statement Regarding Nobel Laureates’ Support for Stem Cell Research

WASHINGTON, DC (February 22, 2001) --Michael J. Werner, director of federal government relations and bioethics counsel for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today issued the following...

Biotech Medicines on the Market Top 110 With Hundreds More in the Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – A record 32 biotechnology drugs, vaccines and new indications for existing medicines were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000.

Of the 32 FDA...

BIO Welcomes Opening Of New Bipartisan Discussions On Drug Coverage For Medicare Beneficiaries

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2001) -- Carl B. Feldbaum,president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement today on the opening of bipartisan discussions in...

US Sen. Tim Hutchinson, Newt Gingrich To Participate In BIO’s CEO & Investor Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2001) – U.S. Sen. Tim Hutchinson (R-Arkansas) and Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will be featured with Carl B. Feldbaum,...

Publication Of Human Genome Sequence Launches New Era In Medicine

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2001) - Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement on announcements today that Science and Nature...

Stop, Look and Listen

Since biotechnology is still so mysterious to a lot of people it’s going to require our humility and society’s acceptance or permission, if you will, to fully reach that goal.

Letter to President George Bush Regarding Cloning

Letter to President George W. Bush

BIO Urges Bush To Continue Moratorium On Cloning Human Beings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2001) – Following recent announcements by certain groups of plans to clone human beings, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today sent a letter to President...

BIO Letter on Cloning to President Bush

The Honorable George W. BushPresident of the United StatesThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

Recently certain groups have...

BIO Says Bush Proposal On Medicare Drug Plan Moves Debate In Positive Direction

WASHINGTON, DC (January 30, 2001) –Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement on President George W. Bush’s Immediate Helping Hand...