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The Biotech Investor : How to Profit from the Coming Boom in Biotechnology - Tom Abate

The Biotech Investor

How to Profit from the Coming Boom in Biotechnology

By: Tom Abate

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9780805075083
Number Of Pages: 304

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"Tom Abate's reporting on biotechnology has always been ahead of the times. The Biotech Investor tackles the brave new world of stem cells, genomics, and clones and comes up a winner." --Thom Calandra, editor in chief, "CBS MarketWatch"
In" The Biotech Investor," "San Francisco Chronicle" biotechnology reporter Tom Abate explains the science, finances, time horizon, and technological and commercial potential of this burgeoning industry.
Abate provides guidelines for assessing company leadership, easy-to-digest reports from the labs, and indispensable investor tools and metrics. He shares strategies for
- tracking the effect of breaking news and the NASDAQ
- anticipating drug trial announcements and FDA approvals
- assessing the potential market, patent rights, and distribution deals for a drug
He looks beyond medicine to biotech-related opportunities in everything from agriculture to jean manufacturing to software development. "The Biotech Investor" is the comprehensive, expert source for successful and intelligent investing in one of the twenty-first century's most promising industries.

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"An incredibly well-researched guide . . . Tom Abate is a smart independent observer, and his book will serve investors for many years to come." --Brook H. Byers, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Preface: The Biotech Wavep. ix
The Foundations of Biotech Investingp. 1
The Age Wave and the Market for New Medicinesp. 23
The Genomics Wave: The Drug Discovery Marathonp. 47
The Proteomics Wave: Proteins and the Next Medicinesp. 73
Picks and Shovels: The Biotech Toolmakersp. 97
Green Genes: Agricultural Biotechnologyp. 121
The New Factories: Industrial Biotechnologyp. 147
Brave New Worlds: Stem Cells, Clones, and Other Frontiersp. 169
The Biotech Clusters: Follow the Leadersp. 197
The Investment Frontierp. 219
Public Biotechnology Firmsp. 243
Biotechnology Firms by Nichep. 261
Research Resourcesp. 271
Acknowledgmentsp. 275
Indexp. 279
Table of Contents provided by Rittenhouse. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780805075083
ISBN-10: 0805075089
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1

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