Who knows if he learned, as an undergrad and grad student at NIU, how to jack up the price of

his newly approved steroid — a cheap, generic offering sold in many countries around the world as deflazacort — [to] $89,000 a year after landing an approval to market it for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. According to a number of patient advocates, they’ve been buying the drug from overseas for about $1,000 a year.

NIU is so proud of him that they’ve given him the Medallion for Entrepreneurship and said a bunch of shit about what a great philanthropic warm-hearted person he is too.

Next year’s recipient: Martin Shkreli.

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2 Responses to “Jeffrey Aronin: The Pride of Northern Illinois University”

  1. Bernard Carroll Says:

    Public goods? What’s that supposed to mean? Oh, that’s something universities used to teach about before the academic-industrial complex took shape. Jeffrey Aronin is just a bottom feeder, not an entrepreneur.

  2. dmf Says:

    https://soundcloud.com/weareuoft/davidharvey
    “Organizing for the Anti-Capitalist University”

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