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PhRMA Statement Supporting Fair Incentives for Biologics Innovation
Date:10/19/2009

age-associated infirmities ... [A] well-defined process for approving biosimilars will help sustain investment in this vital area of therapy development and allow for these treatments to one day be made widely available to patients who otherwise could not have access to them.' -- Alliance for Aging Research

"Creating a new biologic medicine is a complex, long-term endeavor that is costly, takes years of research, and has an uncertain chance of success. Development costs for innovative biologics alone can exceed $1.2 billion, plus up to an additional $450 million to build specialized manufacturing facilities.

"Already, many biotechnology companies that are the birthplace for many cutting-edge therapies face a bleak outlook. The recent financial crisis, for some, represented a deadly blow. Twenty-two biotechs have already been delisted from NASDAQ. This week, NVCA and Thomson Reuters reported that venture capital funds raised in the third quarter of 2009 plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years.

"R&D is the engine that drives continued medical advances that save lives and improve patients' quality of life, but few would tackle biologic medicines without a fighting chance to recoup their significant investments.

"Importantly, if we're going to cure cancer in our lifetime, as President Obama has challenged America to do, new innovative biologics, undoubtedly, will play an instrumental role."

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the country's leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. PhRMA companies are leading the way in the search for new cures. PhRMA members alone invested an estimated $50.3 billion in 2008 in discovering and developing new medicines. Industry-wide research and investment reached a record $65.2 billion
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