Where Einstein Meets Edison

Squeezing Big Bucks Out Of Small Protein Scaffolds

Squeezing Big Bucks Out Of Small Protein Scaffolds

Mar 2, 2010

Direction of evolution in the bio-therapeutics market diverges with an emphasis on downsizing. The biotherapeutics market grows larger each year, with no signs of attenuation. In 2008, the top biologics, Enbrel, Remicade, and Rituxan, each recorded over $5 billion in sales. The primary indications for approved protein therapeutics to date have been various...

Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Mar 1, 2010

“I imagine that not since the Crimean War have surgeons seen and amputated so many limbs… perhaps the Civil War in the United States,” declared anesthesiologist Deanne Marchbein of the Medecin Sans Frontieres organization, after witnessing the vast number of Haitian amputees in make-shift tents. On January 12th, 2010, Haiti was crippled in the...

Building Binary Corporations

Building Binary Corporations

Feb 28, 2010

A novel approach to creating sustainable technology platforms for the developing world through profit / non-profit partnerships. A sick child wanders through a village somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa holding his mother’s hand. Years ago this mother and child walked for days to get to a hospital for a diagnosis, but today they travel only to...