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In Vivo's Deals Of The Century: A Timeline

Executive Summary

When it comes to deal-making, In Vivo's editors have always been quick to single out transactions that we feel will spark trends or otherwise have a major impact on the life sciences industry. Below, an expandable timeline of the deals we chose as bellwethers for pharma and medtech in each year of this still-young century and what we said about them at the time. (Free article.)

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Sept. 2001

Inside Applera: Celera Genomics Becomes Applied Bio's Diagnostics Angel

Oct. 2001

Bristol's Billion-Dollar Ante To Stay In The Cancer Game

Oct. 2002

Vulnerable Plaque Heats Up

Feb. 2004

Jumpstart To Products

Jan. 2005

Elephant Cha-Cha: The J&J/Guidant Deal

June 2006

The Large Molecule Future

Dec. 2006

How To Fix A Guidant: Boston Scientific's Tobin Opens Playbook

Mar. 2007

Proteus Biomedical: Using Computers To Manage Chronic Diseases

May 2007

Kyphon Steps Up

June 2008

Royalty Flush: Why Monetizing Tomorrow's Revenue Stream Today Could Catch On In A Big Way

Oct. 2008

Medtronic Strengthens Hand In Ablation Market With CryoCath Acquisition

Jan. 2010

Pay-for-Performance In The US: What Could Work, What Won't

Dec. 2010

As Pfizer And UCSF Tighten Ties, More Deals With Academia Could Follow

July 2011

Private Bid For KCI Signals Growth In Wound Care

Oct. 2011

iRhythm: Reinventing Arrhythmia Monitoring

Oct. 2012

Could Medtronic’s Kanghui Purchase Set Course For US Entry?

Nov. 2012

A New Industry-Academic Model: Novartis And Penn Make A Splash In Cancer Immunotherapy

Jul. 2014

When Illumina Buys Roche: The Dawning Of The Era Of Diagnostics Dominance

Oct. 2014

GSK’s Venture Deal With Avalon Yields Three Start-Ups In Two Years

Sept. 2015

In Buzz Of 2015 Pharma Dealmaking, Immuno-Oncology Is Queen Bee

Jan. 2016

Value-Based Medtech Rides The Money-Go-Round Into 2016

Dec. 2016

In Vivo's Deals Of The Year 2016

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