By

Luke Timmerman

11
Oct
2017

George Yancopoulos on Threading the Price Needle, and Building a Biotech to Last

George Yancopoulos, the president and chief scientific officer, started his biotech career in 1989 at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. He’s been there ever since, and has pretty much seen it all. It was a pleasure to have him as the guest for Episode 3 of The Long Run podcast. Yancopoulos, in this recording at Regeneron offices in Tarrytown, NY, talks about how...
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25
Sep
2017

Socializing After Hours: It’s How Biotech Runs, and Should Be Open to All

Back in the “Mad Men” era, there was the three-martini lunch. When boozy mid-day breaks went out of style, business executives found other ways to grease the wheels of social interaction outside of the office. Like doing deals on the golf course. There are many ways to cultivate the social connections that are a crucial step toward forming trusting relationships...
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13
Sep
2017

The Long Run, Ep. 1: Conversation with Alnylam CEO John Maraganore

Podcast listeners, check it out: Today, I’m starting a new podcast for biotech adventurers like you – executives, investors, scientists. It’s called The Long Run. Here’s the gist: Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, if he were alive, would appreciate biotech. Today’s scientific entrepreneurs must be ready for the “hazardous journey, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return...
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