A Legacy of Hope: David Etzwiler’s Story

Valerie Etzwiler of Colorado knows all too well that disease can strike the young. Her brother, David, was 26 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. But the legacy of hope he left behind supports the fight for future cures.

Patient-Centered Puts the “I” in Biotech

Healthcare is pivoting to the patient. We explore the impact that patient-centered healthcare has on biotech, and the promise it holds for people living with rare and chronic diseases.

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...

Meet the Cancer Killer

To answer the national call to cure cancer, the public and private sector will need a renewed commitment to providing funding for biomedical research. A Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute researcher developing a potential cure for cancer can attest to that, recalling...

A Legacy of Hope: David Etzwiler’s Story

Valerie Etzwiler of Colorado knows all too well that disease can strike the young. Her brother, David, was 26 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. But the legacy of hope he left behind supports the fight for future cures.

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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...

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Meet the Cancer Killer

To answer the national call to cure cancer, the public and private sector will need a renewed commitment to providing funding for biomedical research. A Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute researcher developing a potential cure for cancer can attest to that, recalling...

read more

World Hemophilia Day: Expanding Access to Treatment

Treatment is available for people with hemophilia and a cure could be just around the corner -- that’s the message for April 17’s World Hemophilia Day. Globally, about 1 in 1,000 people has the bleeding disorder; in the U.S. about 20,000 people live with it. The...

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Bioscience is fueling the economy in Massachusetts

Bioscience is fueling the economy in Massachusetts Massachusetts is one of the best places to be if you want to be part of the bioscience industry. It helps feed, fuel and heal the world, and provides the state with a powerful economic engine. According to a 2014...

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Diabetes Association Alert Day: Diabetes Then and Now

Diabetes Association Alert Day: Diabetes Then and Now March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a nationwide wake-up call for Americans to take the Type 2 diabetes risk test. Twenty-six million Americans have diabetes and another 79 million are at risk of...

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Rare Disease Day 2016: Continuing the fight for cures

Rare Disease Day 2016: Continuing the Fight for Cures Starting on February 29th and throughout the month of March, voices at special events around the globe are talking about the fight for cures as they honor #RareDisease. Nearly 30 million people in the United States...

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