Biotech BOOM

August 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/4/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 31, pP6
The article discusses the growth of biotechnology companies in the U.S. Las Vegas supporters in Nevada plan to capitalize on the emerging Nevada Cancer Institute, the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute and research programs at the University of Nevada. Milken Institute managing economist Kevin Klowden said that the city might have more success on drug manufacturing than research and development due to talent shortage. It says that the selling point of no state taxes in Nevada has little effect on the biotechnology industry.


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