BIO lawyers up
The Biotechnology Industry Organization appoints Sandra Dennis to the newly created position of Deputy General Counsel for Healthcare Regulatory Affairs. The addition of Dennis serves to "enhance BIO's advocacy for a regulatory environment that allows biotechnology industry to bring ... technologies to market," BIO President Jim Greenwood says in a Jan. 9 release. The trade association is bolstering its regulatory affairs department at a time many anticipate increased Congressional interest in the establishment of a regulatory framework for approval of generic biologics (1"The Pink Sheet" Nov. 13, 2006, p. 3). Dennis comes to BIO from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius' FDA/Healthcare Regulation practice group, where she focused on regulatory, legislative, policy and corporate issues...
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