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Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Current Challenges in Healthcare Finance

Lecture: Biomedical Megafund FAQs

Syllabus, Course Schedule, and Grading Policy

Homework, Discussion, and Collaboration Guidelines


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Market Efficiency, the Wisdom of Crowds, and the Madness of Mobs

Lecture: The Time Value of Money and Drug Pricing Examples

Lecture: Buying Cures vs. Renting Health

Lecture: Inflation

Solved Practice Problems


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Cash Flows, NPV, and IRR

Lecture: Genetech and Herceptin Funding Example

Solved Practice Problems


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Stocks and Bonds

Solved Practice Problems


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Volatility, Risk, and Uncertainty

Lecture: The CAPM

Lecture: Portfolio Theory

Lecture: Portfolio Theory in a Biomedical Context

Solved Practice Problems


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Option Pricing Theory

Lecture: Real Options and Biomedical Examples

Lecture: Monte Carlo Simulations

Solved Practice Problems


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Drug Development & Clinical Trials

Lecture: Statistical Framework for Clinical Trials

Lecture: Bayesian Adaptive Clinical Trials

Additional Material: Guest Speakers


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Financing a StartUp

Additional Material: Guest Speakers


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: The Financial Crisis & Securitization

Lecture: Megafunds & Their Limits

Additional Material: Guest Speakers


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Risk and Return in the Biopharma Industries

Lecture: Clinical Trial Success Rates

Lecture: Predictive Analytics for Drug Approvals and ClinicalPhase Transitions

Lecture: Bayesian Decision Analysis for Randomized Clinical Trials


Unit Overview and Handouts

Lecture: Pricing, Value, and Ethics

Lecture: Pricing Issues

Lecture: Value vs Price

Additional Material: Guest Speakers


Conclusion and Acknowledgments


Acknowledgments