Albany Law Program to Discuss the Scientific, Legal and Policy Issues Surrounding Follow-On Biologics

Program to Discuss Issues Surrounding Follow-On Biologics

3/23/2007 | Facebook|Twitter|Email
Date: 03/23/2007

The Science and Technology Law Center of Albany Law School will host an afternoon panel program called "Follow-On Biologics: Scientific, Legal and Policy Issues" on March 26, 2007, from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.  

The program will address the scientific, legal and policy hurdles that stand in the way of producing "generic" or "follow-on" versions of off-patent biologic products. Topics include:

  • Differences between biologics and small molecule drugs
  • Hurdles to FDA approval
  • The proposed: "Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act"
  • Effects on healthcare: cost and safety considerations
  • Options for the future of follow-on biologics and implications for the biopharmaceutical industry

Continuing Legal Education credits will be offered.