Price and Prejudice

Bush, Laura
December 2005
BioPharm International;Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on biasness in the field of biologics. It is reported that at a meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, presenter Art Mlodozeniec claimed that if he brought up human growth hormone and said that the processes and impurities were easy to control, he was from the generic industry and supports approval for follow-on biologics. While, if he brought up the challenge of erythropoietin, he was from the innovator industry and opposed generics. According to the author, one sees all the facts and then select the ones that support a certain policy.


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