Biotechnology in medical or health care represents the complex of modern biological approaches in the field of healthcare research and industry. Medical Biotechnology methods are used primarily in pharmaceutical industry and modern clinical diagnostics. For the first time in the history of human Medical biotechnology is enabling the development and manufacturing of therapies for a number of rare diseases with a genetic origin. Although individually rare, collectively these diseases affect some 20-30 million individuals and their families with 70-80% having a genetic component requiring biotechnology as part of the solution.
· Therapeutic agents
· Recombinant blood products
· Monoclonal antibodies
· Agents used in gene therapies
· Molecular farming products