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CEO's message to investors: My biotech is like Google before it was big

The founder of United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR) told CNBC on Tuesday that investors should get into her biotech firm now, before it grows to Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL)-like proportions.

"You got to look around the corner," said Martine Rothblatt, who earlier in her career started Sirius Radio, which later merged with XM to form Sirius XM (NASDAQ: SIRI). "Today our business is all about pharmaceuticals. But in the 2020s, I think you're going to see a transition ... to regenerative medicine — tissues, beyond cell therapies, and then whole organs."

In collaboration with genome sequencing pioneer J. Craig Venter and his firm Synthetic Genomics, United Therapeutics is working on lab-grown organs.

"Our company is well positioned. We [also] own the U.S. arm of the...