Navigation Links
GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'
Date:3/11/2009

Hails Legislation as Pro-Patient and Pro-Pharmaceutical Innovation

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger regarding the introduction of H.R. 1427, the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: "Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act."

"For the countless patients who are unable to afford the biopharmaceutical medicines they desperately need, today's bipartisan introduction of the 'Promoting Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act' provides great hope that they will soon be able to obtain high quality care at more affordable costs. We applaud Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Rep. Nathan Deal (R-GA), Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) for working together to introduce this consensus bill that achieves the balance of fostering pharmaceutical innovation while also making affordable medicines available to consumers. And we look forward to the bipartisan introduction of a companion bill in the Senate in the near future.

"As our nation acts to strengthen our health care system, our priority must be to reduce costs while increasing access to quality care. Studies continue to show that creating a workable biogenerics approval pathway will not only bring life-saving medicines to patients in need, it will also save our health care system billions of dollars.

"That's why consumer, business and labor organizations, AARP and many of our nation's governors support legislation that brings biogeneric medicines to consumers sooner rather than later through timely resolution of patent disputes and market exclusivity provisions consistent with the Hatch-Waxman model. Over the past two years, members of Congress have learned a great deal about biogenerics. They've heard from the FDA that the science exists to approve safe, effective and af
'/>"/>

SOURCE Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA)
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. CV Therapeutics Statement on Unsolicited Proposal From Astellas
2. Sinovac Releases Statement on Healive Vaccine Suspension
3. Helix BioPharma Files Form 20-F Registration Statement With the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
4. Extraordinary General Meetings Statement - XTL Notifies NASDAQ of Compliance with Marketplace Rule 4350(d)(2)
5. Resverlogix Issues a Management Statement
6. A Statement From Larry Corey, MD, of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network Regarding the New HIV Infection Statistics Released Today by the Centers for Disease Control
7. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Files Form S-3 Registration Statements
8. Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Files Form S-3 Shelf Registration Statement
9. Statement from Lighthouse International About the Study on Gene Therapy Concerning Lebers Congenital Amaurosis
10. Occlutech Clarifies Statement Regarding Favourable Opinion Obtained From AIPPI With Regard to Patents Held by AGA Medical
11. Codexis, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... licensed to biotechnology firms has revealed early bottlenecks ... roadblocks, the researchers suggest that better communication of ... lead to faster commercialization down the road. , ... in university laboratories and licensed to biotechnology firms. ... have a high failure rate. But a new ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... have succeeded in measuring vibrational motion of a single ... how vibration of a single molecule differs from the ... was performed at the University of California, Irvine, where ... works as a visiting fellow under professor Vartkess A. ... team was lead by Professor Eric O. Potma. The ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 High performance ... apply the most complete climate and Earth system ... climate change issues. , Eight national laboratories, including ... the National Center for Atmospheric Research, four academic ... effort. Other participating national laboratories include Argonne, Brookhaven, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014  PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: ... presenting at the Baird Healthcare Conference in New York.  ... Financial Officer, will be making a presentation on PAREXEL ... Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. A live webcast ... section of PAREXEL,s website at www.PAREXEL.com in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 2Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 3Seeing a molecule breathe 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 3PAREXEL International To Present At Baird Healthcare Conference 2
... (Amex: IMM ) will have an investor conference ... to discuss its financial results for the quarter,ended December ... Company,s,scientific and clinical progress. Investors and interested parties in ... (888) 338-8374 and callers,outside the U.S. should call (706) ...
... 6 Mediware Information,Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDW ) ... repurchase of up to $4 million of the company,s ... and Chief Executive Officer or Chief,Financial Officer of the ... obligation to repurchase shares under the program., Commenting, ...
... ... Services Network, POWAY, Calif., Feb. 6 ... diagnostic imaging systems,and services to physicians, offices, hospitals and imaging centers, ... American,Nuclear Medicine Equipment Product Line Strategy Award., Travis Chong, research ...
Cached Biology Technology:Immtech Investor Conference Call Scheduled for February 11, 2008 2Mediware Board Authorizes $4 Million Stock Buyback 2Digirad Corporation to Receive Frost & Sullivan 2007 North American Award for Product Strategy 2Digirad Corporation to Receive Frost & Sullivan 2007 North American Award for Product Strategy 3
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- Nxt-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometric authentication company ... that its shares of common stock and the warrants ... proposed underwritten public offering of common stock and warrants ... Market, subject to closing of its proposed underwritten public ... trade under the symbol "NXTD" and "NXTDW," respectively. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky ... further global reachesincluding Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme ... A review in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens ... fungi of the genus Malassezia in light ... from around the world. , University of Hawai,i at ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC ) are among ... Scientific Minds 2014," a comprehensive list compiled ... for science metrics and research performance analysis. ... "are performing and publishing work that their peers recognized ... to a Thomson Reuters statement. Researchers were identified based ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Nxt-ID Approved for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing 2Nxt-ID Approved for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing 3From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus 2BIDMC researchers named among 'the most influential scientific minds' 2BIDMC researchers named among 'the most influential scientific minds' 3
... Are members of the public divided about climate ... If Americans knew more basic science and were more ... consensus? A study published today online in the ... answer to both questions is no. Indeed, as members ...
... common house sparrow and a Tyrannosaurus Rex might have anything in ... an ounce, and the other is a dinosaur that was the ... than eight tons. For all their differences, though, scientists ... A new study, led by Harvard scientists, has shown that modern ...
... El Nio was associated with higher mortality for eggs and ... could be worsened by continuing global climate change, according to ... PLoS ONE . The El Nio Southern Oscillation brought ... major nesting sites in the area. The researchers, led by ...
Cached Biology News:Yale study concludes public apathy over climate change unrelated to science literacy 2Timing is everything 2Timing is everything 3Timing is everything 4
CleanCut agarose is used to prepare genomic DNA plugs for use in pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) applications. Supplied as a 12 ml solution of 2% agarose....
... fluorescent minor groove-binding probe for DNA. Binds ... (preferentially to AT rich DNA), forming a ... greater than DAPI alone. DAPI is several ... staining DNA in agarose gels. It may ...
...
... FailSafe™ PCR System is the only PCR ... time and every time. It provides accuracy, ... the source or the property of the ... PCR Enzyme Mix, a unique blend of ...
Biology Products: