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EARLY MEDIA REGISTRATION FOR BIO 2001 ENDS JUNE 1

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2001) – Advance media registration for BIO 2001, recommended for all reporters and editors and required for freelance journalists, ends June 1. Registration is...

BIO TO LAUNCH FIRST NATIONAL VENTURE FORUM FOCUSED EXCLUSIVELY ON BIOTECH

Premier Event Unites Investors and Biotechnology Entrepreneurs

Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2001) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host its first annual BIO VentureForum on...

BIO Seeks Clinical Trial Reforms To Protect Patients And Encourage Research

Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2001) – Bernice Welles, M.D., will speak on behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization Wednesday at a Senate hearing to discuss possible reforms of the system of...

NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY SHOWS COMMITMENT TO BIOBASED ENERGY

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2001) – Skyrocketing gasoline, home heating oil and natural gas prices underscore the importance of developing renewable energy sources. The Biotechnology Industry...

MEDIA ADVISORY - Bioenergy Facts

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2001) -- It is likely that PresidentBush and Vice President Cheney will include bioenergy development in their new energy policy.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE TO TESTIFY ON MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2001) – Robert Chess, chairman of Inhale Therapeutic Systems, based in San Carlos, Calif., is scheduled to testify on behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization ...

BIOLOGIC PRODUCTS SHOULD NOT BE INCLUDED IN USP FOR MEDICARE COVERAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2001) – Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today released the following statement in response to a Medicare reform press...

Biotechnology CEOs Spread Message On Capitol Hill and Present Legislator of the Year Awards at BIO Legislative Day, May 15-16

WASHINGTON, D. C. (May 14, 2001) – More than 200 meetings with Capitol Hill legislators are scheduled for biotechnology industry representatives during the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s ...

U.S. Senate Declares May 13-20 National Biotechnology Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2001) – The U.S. Senate passed a resolution (attached) declaring May 13 – 20 National Biotechnology Week, thereby recognizing biotechnology’s importance to research and...

Prescription Drug Benefits as Part of Medicare Modernization

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) supports amendment of the current reexamination authority to enhance patent quality.