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BIO Applauds Enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

June 25, 2019

Legislation will strengthen pipeline of medical countermeasures against serious public health threats Washington, DC (June 25, 2019) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, signed into law by President Trump late yesterday. The law re-authorizes critical federal biodefense programs and agencies, including…

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GeorgiaBio to Deliver Life Science Teacher Training Program to Rural Georgia

June 18, 2019

ATLANTA — Included in Georgia’s 2020 budget signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 10 are funds to support life sciences education in rural school systems through the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers. “The life sciences industry is a leading driver of employment nationally, but leaders…

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Gwinnett Chamber Announces New President & CEO

April 12, 2019

The Gwinnett Chamber, one of the largest suburban Chambers of Commerce in the nation, recently announced its selection for its new President & CEO, effective July 1. Following a four-month search process, members of the Gwinnett Chamber board of directors voted in support of appointing Nick Masino, currently Gwinnett Chamber & Partnership Gwinnett’s Chief Economic…

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House Bill Targets Looming $20 Billion Tax On MedTech Industry

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on introduction of bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2207) in the U.S. House of Representatives to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax: “America’s medical technology industry is facing a $20 billion tax increase at year-end,…

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Georgia Bio Names Westminster School Junior as Georgia BioGENEius Winner

April 10, 2019

Ananya Ganesh Advances to Philadelphia in International Competition Against Top Students  Atlanta, GA (April 10, 2019)– Georgia Bio and the Georgia BioEd Institute today named Ananya Ganesh, a junior at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, GA, as the winner of the 2019 Georgia BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding…

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FDA Approves EVENITY™ (romosozumab-aqqg) For The Treatment Of Osteoporosis In Postmenopausal Women At High Risk For Fracture

April 9, 2019

One in Two Women in the United States Will Suffer a Fracture in Her Lifetime Due to Osteoporosis(1)EVENITY is the First and Only Bone Builder With a Dual Effect That Both Increases Bone Formation and Decreases Bone Loss(2)EVENITY Rapidly Reduces Fracture Risk and Builds New Bone With 12 Months of Therapy(2)   THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, April…

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