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Pacific Biotech Inc.

Division of Eli Lilly & Co.

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A Bubble Fit To Burst? China Genome Testing Firms Soar To New Heights

A company set up five years ago is now worth billions and new funding keeps pouring into the white hot genome testing area in China, despite some observers warning that valuations are unjustified and the bubble is fit to burst.

In Vitro Diagnostics China

Ron Matricaria: A Study in Conviction

Not many healthcare product executives have resumes that can boast of having run both drug and device businesses the way Ron Mstricaria did at Eli Lilly. Not content with his success at Lilly, Matricaria took early retirement to embark on the challenge of directing St. Jude Medical's transition from a successful single-product firm to a major, multi-platform device company. At both companies, Matricaria endured tough times and critics questioning his strategies, but was ultimately vindicated through the success of each company. Matricaria is the recipient of this year's Phoenix Lifetime Achievement award and spoke with IN VIVO about his career and the current state of the medical device industry.
Medical Device Strategy

Bets in Rapid DX

Quidel Corp. wants to become a consolidator of rapid diagnostics companies and products. The timing is right: just as big companies focused on the central laboratory are consolidating, opportunities abound in the rapid testing market, which has too many small competitors lacking critical mass and adequate distribution.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Senior Management
  • Chris Fan, PhD, Pres. & CEO
    Jeanne Kettlewell, VP, Sales & Marketing
  • Contact Info
  • Pacific Biotech Inc.
    Phone: (317) 276-3655
    9050 Camino Santa Fe
    San Diego, CA 92121-