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Is curing patients sustainable business?

2018-04-13 16:51:16.706723+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

“Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” Goldman Sachs analysts ask:

Analyst report notes that Gilead’s hep C cure will make less than $4 billion this year.

CNBC: Goldman Sachs asks in biotech research report: 'Is curing patients a sustainable business model?':

"The potential to deliver 'one shot cures' is one of the most attractive aspects of gene therapy, genetically-engineered cell therapy and gene editing. However, such treatments offer a very different outlook with regard to recurring revenue versus chronic therapies," analyst Salveen Richter wrote in the note to clients Tuesday. "While this proposition carries tremendous value for patients and society, it could represent a challenge for genome medicine developers looking for sustained cash flow."

Goldman Sachs is catching up to alt medicine...

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