Pushing biotech boundaries in China

Bruce Einhorn

More news about Chinese doctors pushing the envelope by providing experimental treatment not available in the U.S. I recently wrote a BusinessWeek story about a drug made by a Chinese company, Shenzhen SiBiono, that not only was the first gene-therapy treatment to get the okay in China but also was the first to receive the nod for commercial use anywhere. A U.S. biotech has a similar drug in the works, but the U.S. FDA is rightly concerned about the safety of gene therapy and so progress has been slow.

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