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STAT+: A disrupting force, or ‘just another mail order pharmacy'? How Amazon Pharmacy stacks up a year after launching

1 hour ago   |   STAT

It was the launch that sent pharmacy stocks into a tailspin. Within hours of Amazon announcing it was starting Amazon Pharmacy last November, analysts began issuing warnings to...
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In Safe Hands: The Financial and Real Impact of Investor Composition Over the Credit Cycle

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Antonio Coppola. Working Paper. “ In Safe Hands: The Financial and Real Impact of Investor Composition Over the Credit Cycle ”. Abstract This paper documents that investor base...
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Watch: What's up with tranched deals in biotech?

3 days ago   |   STAT

Tranche is a French word meaning slice, and that's pretty much what it means in the language of venture capital as well. When a company raises a huge sum of money from venture...
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STAT+: Relay Therapeutics touts data on bile cancer drug

12 days ago   |   STAT

Relay Therapeutics will present data at a medical meeting Friday that give investors and oncologists the first look at RLY-4008, its drug to treat a form of liver cancer. “So...
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STAT+: Backed with $500 million, a startup aims to rethink psychiatric drug development

13 days ago   |   STAT

For more than a decade, psychiatry has been a graveyard for new medicines. While in the 1990s and 2000s the pharmaceutical industry became rich off of the profits from big-name...
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STAT+: With $11 billion Acceleron deal, new Merck CEO hopes to convince investors there is a lot more to the biopharma giant

20 days ago   |   STAT

Merck will continue to search out more acquisitions after its $11 billion purchase of biotech firm Acceleron Pharma, the company's CEO told STAT in an interview Thursday. But...
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UK biotech Oxford Nanopore shares soared 45% in London debut

20 days ago   |   UKTN   |   2 articles

In the latest development, the shares of DNA/RNA sequencing technology company Oxford Nanopore soared more than 45% in their market debut on Thursday. The IPO valued Oxford...
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STAT+: Graduate students launch an entrepreneurship program to bring new faces to biotech

22 days ago   |   STAT

A group of graduate students is expanding a Boston-based biotech entrepreneurship program across the country, hoping to bring in startup founders who might not otherwise have...
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STAT+: Is a Beyondspring drug helping lung cancer patients live longer? Study results trigger debate

1 month ago   |   STAT

Beyondspring's stock price tripled in August after the New York drug maker said its experimental treatment helped patients with advanced lung cancer live longer. But detailed...
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STAT+: A ‘wonky' congressional report will be a pharma talking point in the drug pricing debate

1 month ago   |   STAT

As lawmakers in Washington grapple with legislation to alter the upward trajectory of prescription drug prices, a key talking point is likely to be found in a recent report...
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Opinion: What the death rattle and capital punishment have in common

Death rattle. That's the sound some dying people make, caused by a buildup of mucus and other secretions in the throat as the body begins to slowly lose its life force. It can... Read more ...

STAT+: A disrupting force, or ‘just another mail order pharmacy'? How Amazon...

It was the launch that sent pharmacy stocks into a tailspin. Within hours of Amazon announcing it was starting Amazon Pharmacy last November, analysts began issuing warnings to... Read more ...

Archaeology warning: Seven people died after ancient body uncovered amid...

Archaeology warning: Seven people died after ancient body uncovered amid ‘curse' fears

SEVEN people died after a 5,300-year-old body was uncovered, sparking fears the corpse was cursed and claiming its "victims", unearthed accounts show. Read more ...

'Just in time for Christmas!' New Covid variant sparks lockdown fears as...

'Just in time for Christmas!' New Covid variant sparks lockdown fears as cases soar in UK

HEALTH officials are keeping a watchful eye on a new variant of Covid, sparking fears the mutated virus could trigger another lockdown "just in time for Christmas". Read more ...

King Harald attends ceremony for handover of important Sami document

King Harald was present when the important and symbolic document “Lappekodisillen” came home to the Sami archive in Kautokeino, 270 years after the signing of the border treaty... Read more ...

Serbia's Crown Prince Couple awarded the Order of Nikola Tesla

Representatives of the Tesla Science Foundation Philadelphia have awarded the Order of Nikola Tesla to Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, as well as... Read more ...

Who are Insulate Britain and what do they want?

For the past few months Insulate Britain have been blocking roads in an effort to pressure the government into sealing up the UK's leaky, draughty housing-stock. So why are a... Read more ...

ASTC welcomes new Board members and chair

The Association of Science and Technology Centers is pleased to welcome new officers and members of its Board of Directors, who took up their positions at the conclusion of the... Read more ...

Performance coach: The five science-backed ways to prevent burnout as...

Performance coach: The five science-backed ways to prevent burnout as Australia re-opens

A leading performance coach has shared his top five strategies to follow that will prevent burnout as the country begins to open up. Read more ...

Analyzing carbon price policies using a general equilibrium model with...

Jing Cao, Mun Ho, and Rong Ma. 10/2020. “ Analyzing carbon price policies using a general equilibrium model with production parameters estimated using firm data .” Energy... Read more ...