Tag: biotech

Dietary Supplement Greatly Extends Worm Life Span

Dietary Supplement Greatly Extends Worm Life Span

Drug seems to mimic the biological effects of calorie restriction, letting worms live up to 70 percent longer. By Virginia Hughes, for National Geographic PUBLISHED MAY 14, 2014 A light micrograph of Caenorhabditis elegans, a soil-dwelling nematode often used in...

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The FDA Approval Process for Medical Devices

The FDA Approval Process for Medical Devices

An Inherently Flawed System or a Valuable Pathway for Innovation? Kyle M Fargen; Donald Frei; David Fiorella; Cameron G McDougall; Philip M Myers; Joshua A Hirsch; J Mocco J NeuroIntervent Surg. 2013;5(4):269-275. Introduction Medical devices, developed through...

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Valuation – Pharma & Biotech

Valuation – Pharma & Biotech

VALUATION 101PUTTING THE FAIR VALUE THAT WORKS: PHARMA – BIOTECH SECTOR CHALLENGES OF FAIR MARKET VALUATION One of common challenges at the early stage of biotech ventures is to calculate realistic estimates of the value of technologies to bring investment...

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Putting a Price on Biotechnology

Many bioentrepreneurs incorrectly estimate the value of their technology by failing to account adequately for the cost, risk, and time inherent in product development. Venture capitalists are often wary of investing in biotechnology because bioentrepreneurs seldom...

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