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Welcome to the inaugural Carnival of Biotechnology. This roundup of the best blogs on biotechnology brings together the best posts covering the industry.
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Without further ado, here’s this week’s entry:
Finance and business development
Ben McClure at at Investopedia has put together a sample case of Using DCF In Biotech Valuation. This excellent tutorial provides a clear example of how to apply this commonly used biotech valuation tool.
The Drugwonks aren’t bashful in their critique of price controls. In ‘Of Barn Doors and Horses‘ they bemoan the ineffecient circle of impeding vaccine development through price controls, tort liabilities and other factors while providing government incentives to foster the development of vaccines.
In a trifecta of posts directed at reimportation, the Drugwonks explain that Counterfit Drugs are a Global Problem, imported drugs shouldn’t be used Because They’re Illegal and Unsafe and ask Who’s Next, given the dramatic increase in counterfit drugs seizures over the past decade.
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This blog post and the ensuing discussion present an interesting and revealing dialogue on the practicality of creating an open marketplace for biotech patents; the benefits of open-licensing must be weighed against the high capital and time requirements for vetting and development.
‘Canadian’ pharmacies not actually in Canada…
An investigation conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found a significant percentage of drugs touted as Canadian and shipped from Internet pharmacy websites claiming to be Canadian were not actually from Canada.
Scripps Institute proposes new Florida site for biotech park
The California-based Scripps Research Institute has told Palm Beach County commissioners that it now prefers to build its planned biotechnology park at the Florida Atlantic campus in Jupiter, a decision that came two weeks after construction on the original site near the Everglades was halted.