Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
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Conference Summaries

This collection is designed to help biotechnology (aka biotech) investors with their research.

Biotechnology defined [Wikipedia]
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) home page

European Medicines Agency (EMEA)
Disease prevalence statistics, U.S.A.
Clinical Trial information
Biotechnology companies, list of
Glossary. Breast Cancer Dictionary
Preclinical, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III trials
What is a Complete Response letter?
What is a cancer checkpoint inhibitor?

Recommended [May 2018]: Rush to protect lucrative antibody patents kicks into gear

Biotechnology Indexes and Mutual Funds

  • iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund IBB
  • NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index BTK
  • First Trust Amex Biotechnology Fund (FBT)
  • SPDR S&P Biotech (XBI)
  • Powershares Dynamic Biotech and Genome Portfolio (PBE)
  • HOLDRS Biotech ETF (BBH)
  • First Trust Amex Biotechnology Trust (FBT)
  • PowerShares Global Biotech Portfolio (PBTQ)

Nature Biotechnology magazine

Columnists and Bloggers

William Meyers at SeekingAlpha
Adam Feuerstein at TheStreet
Dissecting the Bull blog
- Choosing a Biotech Stock 1: Overview
- Choosing a Biotech Stock 2: Gilead
- Choosing a Biotech Stock 3: Biogen Idec
- Choosing a Biotech Stock 4: Sepracor

Biotechnology news links to specific recommended articles