A Legacy of Hope: David Etzwiler’s Story

A Legacy of Hope: David Etzwiler’s Story

Thanks to advances in treating colon cancer and growing public awareness of the need for preventive screening, the death rate and the rate of occurrence dropped about 3 percent per year from 2003 to 2012. Regular screening with colonoscopies often allows doctors to...
Patient-Centered Puts the “I” in Biotech

Patient-Centered Puts the “I” in Biotech

It’s not that patients haven’t had a voice in the biotech industry. It’s just that they haven’t been heard. A small but mighty force of patient advocates made that known at the BIO 2016 International Convention, while larger sessions echoed the sentiment that company...
Cures by the Numbers

Cures by the Numbers

What goes into finding a cure? Amidst the therapies, the trials, the risk — the answer starts with one. Only one in 1,000 potential medicines in preclinical testing makes it to human testing. Once in human testing, only one in 10 is approved for sale. And only two of...