FACT SHEET: President Biden Takes Action to Lower Health Care and Prescription Drug Costs for Americans

To mark the start of Medicare Open Enrollment season, President Biden will travel to Irvine, California, on October 14th and Portland, Oregon, on October 15th to highlight how seniors can take advantage of the Inflation Reduction Act’s cost-saving provisions as they shop for new health insurance plans. The President will also sign an Executive Order directing the…

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The Center for Global Health Innovation Announces Plenary and Featured Speakers for Annual Bio Innovation Summit

Life Sciences Industry to Welcome Dr. Julie Gerberding, CEO of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health & Dr. Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan, Novartis CEO The Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI/The Center) today announced keynote and featured speakers for its annual Bio Innovation Summit scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at Mercedes Benz Stadium.…

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A Patients Perspective of Clinical Trial Benefits

Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN, HHC, CEO Advocates for Responsible Care, Chair Ga Bio Patient Advocacy Alliance Clinical trials are essential for the development of new treatments for chronic illness patients. Every new medicine and treatment started with volunteers participating in clinical trials. Our current high standards of medical care and newly discovered therapies have improved the…

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The Value of Support Groups

Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN, HHC, CEO Advocates for Responsible Care, Chair Georgia Bio Patient Advocacy Alliance When I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus at 19 years, I discovered a major void in the treatment of chronic illness –support counseling to help patients understand and cope with the challenges of their disease. To bridge this gap…

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Michelle Kimberly Clark’s Story

Michelle Kimberly Clark Breast Cancer Survivor, Clinical Trials Patient Participant In May of 2013, while exercising Michelle felt a small mass on her left breast. In 2015, she met Andre (her husband), starting her life as a young, vibrant, African American woman. They moved to Atlanta and as Michelle states, she was “on her way to…

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Kelly Barta’s Story

Kelly BartaCoalition of Skin Diseases, President After experiencing a prolonged and severe health crisis due to long-term use of topical steroids for eczema, Kelly became a passionate voice for those who were suffering. She was determined to bring change to the way eczema was understood and treated. Her advocacy efforts have led her to serve…

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Christopher Reed’s Story

J. Christopher Reed Lupus Foundation of America-Georgia Support Group Facilitator, Advocacy Chair Christopher was diagnosed with lupus in 1990 at the age of 16. Lupus attacked his heart, lungs, kidneys, digestive system, veins, and nervous system. Christopher’s lupus journey began with chronic headaches and frequent muscle spasms then progressed to frequent fevers, arthritis, and tremendous…

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Barbara Fleeman’s Story

Barbara Fleeman WomenHeart Champion; Support Group Facilitator Barbara grew up in Atlanta and moved back 6 years ago after spending 40 years building a successful career in entertainment consumer marketing/promotion.  She was always very active in her personal and professional life.  In 2013 she was diagnosed with severe pericarditis.  Over the following 18 months. She…

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The Licensing of Academic Patents Contributed Up to $1.9 Trillion to the US Economy, Supported up to 6.5 Million Jobs in the last 25 Years New Report Highlights the Importance of Research and Public-Private Partnerships

The licensing of university and nonprofit research has made a significant contribution to US gross domestic product (GDP), industrial gross output, and jobs over the last 25 years and underscores the importance of basic and applied research to the US economy, as well as the demand for public-private partnerships. The findings are based on an…

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Aruna Bio Announces Issuance of a New Composition Of Matter Patent Covering Neural Exosomes in Japan

Aruna Bio, Inc., a leader in the development of neural exosome-based therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the Japan UPSC UENO Patent Office has issued a patent, No. 7075594, to Aruna Bio and the University of Georgia Research Foundation allowing broad claims on the composition of neural exosomes and their use as a therapeutic for…

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