May News articles

Life sciences conversation

Kentucky biotech executives discuss their industry’s growth potential, challenges and successes. by Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, and Kentucky is to thank. It’s no secret that over the past decade Kentucky has invested heavily in biotechnology. The successful “Bucks for Brains” program, which matches public

The new cloud over the future of personalized medicine

The effect that the Mayo decision will ultimately have on healthcare and the life  sciences is unclear. by Terry L. Wright The future of personalized medicine, or the tailoring of healthcare decisions and practices to individual patients, recently became a lot cloudier. On March 20, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Mayo Collaborative Services

Why Owensboro poised to be the global center of the PMP revolution

Owensboro’s commitment to PMP’s and the life sciences is clear by Madison C. Silvert The story of how the plant-made pharmaceuticals (PMP) industry came to Owensboro, Ky., has been told before. It was the story of how one company knew how to manipulate tobacco into growing desired proteins, but needed help from a tobacco company

2012 MediStar finalists

We had an excellent selection of nominees and it was a very difficult decision for the judges…but here are the finalists! Winners will be announced on May 22 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville. Congratulations! The ARGI Financial Physician of the Year Award Presented to a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership on a local, state