Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

Updated 4:45 p.m. Thursday

Novan's smashing debut: Durham pharmaceutical firm's stock soars 65%

Durham-based Novan went public at $11 a share - and its stock shows plenty of "pop," surging more than 70 percent at one point before closing up 65 percent on the day at $18.10.

1:16 p.m. Thursday

mHealth event stresses mobile data's growing importance to your well being

Future of Mobile Health event Axial Exchange CEO Joanne Rohde is delivering the keynote at WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event next week about mobile health - and she's going to be providing a load of statistics that point to the increasing importance of mHealth to consumers as well as businesses and healthcare providers. In fact, several RTP mHealth leaders also are part of the program. You don't want to miss this event.

10:48 a.m. Thursday

Get your shot: VaccinatioNCelebration offers new vaccine made in NC

When you reserve a 10-minute "NC Big Shot" slot on the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's website for the Tuesday, October 4 VaccinatioNCelebration, it'll reserve your free ticket to participate in a milestone of medicine. That's because you'll be among the first "NC Big Shots" to get Flucelvax Quadrivalent. That big shot is being made right here in Holly Springs, North Carolina.

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3:06 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Durham startup Encapsio wins Big Launch Challenge (+ video)

Encapsio, a startup focused on new technology to deliver active ingredients in product formulation, prevailed over five other finalists in the Big Launch Challenge.

6:28 a.m. Wednesday

Contract research organization firm Almac adding 79 jobs in Durham

Almac ​Almac Group, a global contract research organization (CRO) with 288 employees in Durham, has announced a $5.2 million expansion that will create 79 more jobs over the next three years.

6:20 a.m. Wednesday

Crop science execs defend mergers; NC Senator cites regulation as driving deals

Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers. Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences and DuPont also defend deal plans.

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Updated 10:11 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock LabCorp names former Quintiles exec to lead Covance

John Ratliff, who resigned as president of Quintiles for "personal reasons" in 2013, is taking over as CEO of Covance Drug Development, which is now owned by LabCorp.

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Updated 8:14 a.m. Tuesday

GSK names Emma Walmsley to replace Andrew Witty as CEO

GlaxoSmithKline picks Emma Walmsley, a female executive of its management team, to replace CEO Andrew Witty when he retires early next year. Plus: Read her bio, watch video about the news.

11:32 a.m. Monday

LabCorp donates building to Burlington's Impact Alliance

LabCorp Impact Alamance will use the building to create collaborative working and meeting space with non-profit organizations.

11:13 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock What are the hottest deal sectors for AI in healthcare?

A new report, complete with heatmap, spells out the hottest categories for venture investments in the use of artificial intelligence to help speed up and lower the costs of new drug discovery.

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10:51 a.m. Monday

Survey: Life science firms increasingly embrace digital health

Mobile health A new survey of more than 160 life science and pharmaceutical industry executives finds that digital health initiatives will play an increasingly important role in health care, says Durham mobile health startup Validic.

6:19 a.m. Monday

70 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 3

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

6:13 a.m. Monday

70 headlines not to be missed: WTW week in review, part 2

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

6:09 a.m. Monday

70 headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review. part 1

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

6:06 a.m. Monday

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