istening to biotech CEOs speak on company conference calls requires a special skill.

I don’t mean merely hearing the words spoken. That’s easy enough, especially since much of what CEOs say can be thrown into two basic verbal buckets. There are straightforward facts (“We reported $50 million in sales during the quarter”) that are just cut and paste from a press release anyone can read.

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