22:18 , May 20, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Making Orphan drug prices work for society

The Orphan Drug Act worked too well. It didn’t just stimulate development of therapies for rare diseases, it reoriented huge swaths of the industry to the pursuit, all attracted by the high prices and product...
00:48 , May 17, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Leaning on exosomes, model-informed drug development gets closer to tailoring doses to each patient

Model-informed drug development is poised to move into personalized dosing, with a little help from exosomes. An August FDA workshop aims to shed light on when and how to use these precision dosing models in...
23:59 , Mar 6, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

JPM, Berkshire, Amazon name healthcare venture Haven

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) named their healthcare venture Haven . The venture will test this year how changes in traditional healthcare could drive patient...
22:35 , Feb 21, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

JPM, Berkshire, Amazon venture to test how best to shake up benefits scheme

The ABC healthcare venture will test this year how changes in traditional healthcare could drive patient satisfaction, lower costs and improve value -- before it implements any strategy. Details on the secretive venture, launched last...
18:38 , Feb 5, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JPM venture hires Kutan as CTO

Serkan Kutan started in January as the CTO of the healthcare venture from J.P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). He was CTO of Zocdoc Inc. (New York, N.Y.), a...
19:24 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Amazon joins NIH's STRIDES Initiative

Amazon Web Services Inc., part of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), has joined NIH's Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative, which will allow researchers participating in the initiative access to Amazon's...
22:26 , Oct 12, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Biotech stocks ride tech rally

Biotech indexes ended the week on a positive note but it wasn’t enough to salvage the week. The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI), SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI), BioCentury 100 and NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index (BTK)...
23:40 , Oct 10, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Biotech slides with broader market

Biotech indexes fell Wednesday, mostly in line with the broader markets, marking significant mid-week losses. The moves come among continued trade tensions with China and follows the Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the third...
00:16 , Sep 5, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Amazon, Berkshire, JPM name COO of healthcare company

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) General Manager of Digital Health Jack Stoddard started Tuesday as COO of the healthcare venture launched this year by J. P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)....
03:01 , Sep 1, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

A pathway to Biopharma 3.0

As market and social forces continue to tighten around the biopharmaceutical industry, drug companies need to start evolving toward a new business model that both capitalizes on the potential of new technologies and accommodates society’s...