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Brian Orelli

Somewhere between his graduate thesis on BRCA1, a gene that causes hereditary breast cancer, and his postdoctoral fellowship in DNA repair, Brian realized he enjoyed analyzing other people's data more than running his own experiments. Having gotten his first taste of how to analyze stocks from The Motley Fool many years prior, it was only fitting that he came full circle and started writing about biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies for Fool.com. He also covers the health insurance industry to keep from going into binary-event overload. When not writing at The Motley Fool or trade journals like Nature Biotechnology and BioWorld, Brian can be found coaching soccer or hanging out at the beach in his hometown of San Diego.

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Big News for These 5 Stocks From ESMO

But smaller biotechs Clovis Oncology and Exelixis also benefit from the big boys' data.

Wed Sep 24

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This Switch Could Make Gilead Sciences, Inc. Stock Billions

Swapping HIV treatments Viread and TAF will extend Gilead Sciences patent protection.

Tue Sep 23

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These Companies Are Saving Money and Sticking You With a Tax Bill

Moving abroad results in lower tax bills for companies, but investors often have to pay capital-gains taxes when their transactions go through.

Mon Sep 22

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc Stock Racks Up Another Win

Bayer and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals get three Eylea approvals in as many months.

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Surprising Silver Lining for Gilead Sciences, inc. Stock

There's a silver lining in CVS's data on Gilead Sciences' Sovaldi.

Fri Sep 19

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TMFBiologyFool published an article 12:54 PM

3 Biotechs Investors Should Watch

The healthcare version of Where the Money Is.

Thu Sep 18

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5 Things Gilead Sciences, Inc. Management Wants You to Know

Analysis of comments from Gilead Sciences' president and COO.

Tue Sep 16

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5 Things Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Highlights from Arena Pharmaceuticals' conference call with investors.

Thu Sep 11

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FDA Approves Orexigen Therapeutics Inc.'s Goldilocks Obesity Drug

Orexigen and Takeda's Contrave has the right balance of efficacy and safety.

Wed Sep 10

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Medivation Inc's FDA Approval Could be the Deathblow for Johnson & Johnson's Blockbuster Prostate Ca

Medivation and Astellas get expanded FDA approval for Xtandi with a label that looks better than Johnson & Johnson's Zytiga.

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TMFBiologyFool published an article 2:50 PM

3 Reasons MannKind Corporation's Stock Could Fall

MannKind is dependent on the launch of inhaled insulin Afrezza and its marketing partner Sanofi.

Fri Sep 5

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Ebola Outbreak Strikes Africa: How We're Fighting Back

Multiple drugs and vaccines are in development.

Thu Sep 4

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Merck & Co., Inc. Wins First Stage of the PD-1 Race

Merck gains FDA approval for Keytruda, but the race isn't over yet.

Wed Sep 3

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3 Reasons Gilead Sciences, Inc.’s Stock Could Fall

Hepatitis C price wars, its pipeline, and unknown side effects could down Gilead Sciences.

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5 Things Biogen Idec Inc's Management Wants You to Know

Highlights from Biogen Idec's conference call.

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Great Cholesterol Drug Data From Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi SA, but Read the Fine Pri

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi's PCSK9 drug, alirocumab, reduces cardiovascular events, but the data come from a post-hoc analysis.

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Has Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s Star Drug Already Peaked?

Prescriptions of Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C drug Sovaldi peaked, but sales will pick up after the new combination product is approved.

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7 Things Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Highlights from Regeneron's conference call.

Mon Aug 25

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Up 35% on Buyout: InterMune inc Investor Key Takeaways

FDA's rejection of InterMune's Esbriet hurt investors, but Roche clearly thinks the drug will be approved.

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TMFBiologyFool published an article 5:09 PM

3 Reasons Gilead Science, Inc.’s Stock Could Rise

Hepatitis C sales, a smart acquisition, and the potential for a dividend could all increase Gilead Sciences' stock price further.

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