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Read Leonard Cohen's Poem “Kanye West Is Not Picasso”

READ LEONARD COHEN'S POEM “KANYE WEST IS NOT PICASSO”

The late Leonard Cohen was at least as well known for his poetry as for his legendary songwriting. He has a new posthumous book called...

AUSTRALIA DIARY: NO DOGS IN THE HOUSE

I was sixteen, a little lonely and had mentioned to my parents that I'd like a dog. In my neighborhood in Sydney's predominately white...

 
 
 
FDA Approves Roche Drug For All Hemophilia A Patients, But Rivals Loom

FDA APPROVES ROCHE DRUG FOR ALL HEMOPHILIA A PATIENTS, BUT RIVALS LOOM

The treatment landscape for hemophilia is changing fast, and today marks a turning point. The FDA has just cleared Roche to sell its...

Bio Roundup: EpiPen Shortage, Bluebird's Bet, Biotech IPOs & More

BIO ROUNDUP: EPIPEN SHORTAGE, BLUEBIRD'S BET, BIOTECH IPOS & MORE

It's back-to-school season and that means it's time to load up on school supplies. For many students and schools, one crucial item...

 
 
 

TRANSLATE FILES FOR $115M IPO TO TRIAL EX-SHIRE MRNA CYSTIC FIBROSIS TREATMENT

Translate Bio has filed to raise $115 million from public investors. The IPO will tee Translate up to trial an mRNA candidate designed...

 
 
 

LOOKING TO UNSEAT SANOFI AND SHIRE DRUGS, ATLAS GENE THERAPY STARTUP AVROBIO FILES FOR $86M IPO

Avrobio has filed for an $86.25 million IPO. The offering would give the Atlas Venture-backed startup the means to run clinical trials...

Takeda is buying Adderall maker Shire for $64 billion in pharma's biggest deal of the year

TAKEDA IS BUYING ADDERALL MAKER SHIRE FOR $64 BILLION IN PHARMA'S BIGGEST DEAL OF THE YEAR

Takeda has reached a deal to buy Adderall drugmaker Shire for $64.3 billion. The deal comes after a handful of rejections from Shire...

 
 
 
'Losing direction': Allergan investors are unhappy after a wild 4 hour takeover drama

'LOSING DIRECTION': ALLERGAN INVESTORS ARE UNHAPPY AFTER A WILD 4 HOUR TAKEOVER DRAMA

Allergan's stock closed down 4% on Thursday, after the pharma giant said it was "in the early stages of considering a possible offer"...

A bidding war is brewing over $50 billion drugmaker Shire

A BIDDING WAR IS BREWING OVER $50 BILLION DRUGMAKER SHIRE

Shire rejected Takeda's $60 billion takeover bid on Thursday, and now Allergan's reportedly entering the bidding war. The $60 billion...

 
 
 
Western Australia's tourism is surging with 110% tourist arrivals after seeing huge drop

WESTERN AUSTRALIA'S TOURISM IS SURGING WITH 110% TOURIST ARRIVALS AFTER SEEING HUGE DROP

The tourism industry of Western Australia is booming with record number of tourists and high hotel occupancy. Especially in Shire of...

Bio Roundup: Biotech IPOs, Migraine Progress, Takeda Woos Shire & More

BIO ROUNDUP: BIOTECH IPOS, MIGRAINE PROGRESS, TAKEDA WOOS SHIRE & MORE

If the recent IPO activity seems to be on overdrive, it's not your imagination. The number of companies filing to go public in the...

 
 
 

FDA GIVES SHIRE'S LANADELUMAB PRIORITY REVIEW

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Shire's Biologics License Application for lanadelumab priority review.

Tinbeerwah House / teeland architects

TINBEERWAH HOUSE / TEELAND ARCHITECTS

© Jared Fowler Architects: teeland architects Location: Noosa Shire, Australia Architects In Charge: David Teeland, Kim Jong Sook,...

 
 
 
John Prine Recruits Jason Isbell & Dan Auerbach For First Album In 13 Years

JOHN PRINE RECRUITS JASON ISBELL & DAN AUERBACH FOR FIRST ALBUM IN 13 YEARS

John Prine has just announced his first new album of original songs in over 13 years. The folk singer's last was 2005's Fair & Square,...

 
 
 
First Video Game Therapy Heads to FDA As Akili Touts ADHD Study Win

FIRST VIDEO GAME THERAPY HEADS TO FDA AS AKILI TOUTS ADHD STUDY WIN

For the first time ever, a mobile video game used to assess and treat a disease is headed for an FDA review. Akili Interactive Labs,...

 
 
 
Worst Dressed Stars at CMA Awards 2017: Amanda Shires, Brittany Snow & More!

WORST DRESSED STARS AT CMA AWARDS 2017: AMANDA SHIRES, BRITTANY SNOW & MORE!

Like any other red carpet, at the 2017 Country Music Awards, there are winners and there are losers. Some stars shined bright against...

Becoming a Champion for Rare Disease Patients

BECOMING A CHAMPION FOR RARE DISEASE PATIENTS

At Shire, our mission is to be a champion for the 350 million patients worldwide living with a rare disease. About half of all rare...