Olympics nonetheless ‘enterprise as normal’ regardless of coronavirus outbreak – Pound

The new Tokyo Olympic Stadium will be the centrepiece of the 2020 GamesPreparations for the Tokyo Olympics are “business as usual” despite the outbreak of coronavirus, according to International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.A number of sporting events in China have been cancelled, with football in Italy also affected.Speaking to Associated Press, Pound told athletes…

 

Veteran healthcare VC Camille Samuels explains why attempting to treatment infectious illness is a awful enterprise

Camille Samuels has spent the last five years as a partner with the healthcare venture firm Venrock and a dozen years before that with Versant Ventures, where she was a managing director. This self-described “grizzled veteran” of the industry has participated in companies that have collectively taken half a dozen drugs to market, though she…