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Barry Werth and The Antidote: Reporting from Inside the World of Big Pharma

Thursday, March 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Barry Werth

The Antidote

Journalist and author Barry Werth has been writing about the business and practice of the pharmaceutical industry for more than two decades. The Billion Dollar Molecule, his 1995 book on Vertex Pharmaceuticals, was named one the “75 Smartest Books We Know” by Fortune. His sixth and most recent book, The Antidote: Inside the World of Big Pharma, revisits Vertex, offering unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to a company that that went from cash-starved startup to a triumph of American bio-tech innovation. Werth has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Technology Review, among many others publications.

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Date:
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MIT Media Lab, Room 633
75 Amherst St.
Cambridge, MA
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MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing
Email:
cmsw@mit.edu