Poison Pill

How the American opiate epidemic was started by one pharmaceutical company. The state of Kentucky may finally get its deliverance. After more than seven years of battling the evasive legal tactics of Purdue Pharma, 2015 may be the year that… Continue Reading

The Biotech Bubble

While startups like Uber and Snapchat have garnered giant valuations recently, another sector looks like it might be getting just as overheated. Big pharma firms and investors have been showering billions on speculative companies that have never produced a viable drug. For four years… Continue Reading

Those BRCA Patents

Myriad Settles BRCA Patent Case with Quest; Only GeneDx Lawsuit Remains Feb. 9, 2015 NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Quest Diagnostics and Myriad Genetics have settled their patent dispute related to BRCA testing. Myriad along with its co-patent holders and Quest… Continue Reading