Human Health

Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating diseases. Innovative medicines and cures help people lead longer, healthier lives and positively impact society by providing economic value far beyond their cost. To ensure these transformative therapies get to the people who need them, BIO is committed to advancing policies that foster innovation, fuel investment and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit that has made America the global leader in this cutting-edge field.

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Letters, Comments & Testimony
September 13, 2022
On Tuesday, September 13th, BIO submitted comments in response to the FDA’s recent draft guidance on voluntary consensus standards (VCS) for regenerative medicine therapies. In the comment letter, BIO expressed appreciation to FDA for issuing a guidance on this topic along with support for VCS, as…
August 2, 2022
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, I want to thank you for introducing the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act. This important legislation will bring much-needed and overdue clarity to Section 101 of the Patent Act. The existing uncertainty in the law has been a major impediment…
July 29, 2022
The Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA) is an alliance of independent, state and territory based, non-profit trade associations, each of which advocates for public policies that support responsible development and delivery of innovative life-enhancing and life-saving biotechnology…
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