Top 5 things from outside the EU you need to know this week (Theranos, Google…again, Biogen)

12/09/2015 - 2 minutes

 

Oh hey there…another Top 5 topics you need to know from outside Europe this week.

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 FOUNDER OF THERANOS: MODERN DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASE IS TOO LATE

“If you look up the word ‘diagnose’ in the dictionary, it’ll say ‘to determine the presence of disease from its signs and symptoms’” says Elizabeth Holmes, billionaire founder of Theranos. She goes on to explain that by this point, “no matter what therapy you put [someone] on, you’re going to lose them.”

READ MORE ON TECH INSIDER…

SHORT SELLERS MAKING MOST OF DEVALUED BIOTECH COMPANIES

According to a report by the Financial Times, short sellers have taken a distinct interest in newly public, life science companies. The findings of this report show ‘shorts’ are betting the industry’s recent surge of biotech IPOs will decrease and their stock will devalue, which was seen last month.

READ MORE ON FIERCEBIOTECH… 

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