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Stephanie Baum

Are Synthes corporate officers first of many to be punished by FDA

Medical device startups should take notice of the legal case that sent a medical device maker's corporate officers to prison because of clinical trial missteps. Read more about the case.

on November 25, 2011
An investment trend could hurt startup health IT firms

Venture firms are approaching angel investor groups to co-invest at the growth stage of startups. Read more about the impact this could have on startup health IT companies.

on November 10, 2011
Mistakes to avoid in a drug or medical device launch

Despite having a great product, your company can suffer from mistakes made during the product launch. Here are five tips on avoiding the mistakes others have made.

on October 31, 2011
Biotech companies need to diversify use new apporaches to survive today

At this week's Biotech 2011 conference, speakers from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Merck spoke about how biotech companies can survive in this tough regulatory and economic environment.

on October 26, 2011
Tips on turning academics into entrepreneurs

There is no shortage of well-educated people in academic environments. But the challenge is in turning the attention of those bright minds to entrepreneurship. Here are a few ideas on how to do it.

on October 19, 2011
Medical device startups can benefit from patent reform

Medical device startups could reap the benefits of patent reform, especially the shorter regulatory approval process that would allow companies to get their patents faster. Read more about the changes ahead for patent seekers.

on September 27, 2011