Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

September 28, 2007

Premium Lock GeoVax Receives $15M Grant for AIDS Vaccine Program

AIDS vaccine NIH will provide funding for further research, clinical trials in humans.

Updated September 27, 2007

Premium Lock Hamner Institutes Researcher Receives $450,000 Grant

The Hamner Focus of work is to identify chemical compounds that battle cancer.

September 25, 2007

Premium Lock Murdock Presents Duke with $35M Gift to Drive New Research

David Murdock Billionaire who is building N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis continues to fight disease.

Updated September 24, 2007

Premium Lock Billionaire Murdock to Give ‘Record’ Gift to Duke for Medical Research

David Murdock Amount, specifics about gift to be disclosed at N.C. Research Campus on Monday.

Updated September 24, 2007

Premium Lock Brain’s ‘Recycling Plant’ Helps Handle Memories, New Experiences

Michael Ehlers UniversityTech: Duke team, UNC researcher discover a system that is ‘simultaneously dynamic and stable.’ Research could shed light on Alzheimer’s, other diseases.

Updated September 21, 2007

Premium Lock RTI’s Commitment to N.C. Research Campus Is Another Sign of Biotech Sector’s Growth

RTI International is the latest is a growing list of tenants for the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis.

September 20, 2007

Premium Lock Inhibitix Shareholders Approve Deal to Acquire Pharma Firm

Inhibitix Atlanta-based biopharmaceutical firm buys FermaVir in stock deal worth some $17M.

September 19, 2007

Premium Lock $70M Biotech Training Center Opens at NCSU

BTEC Backed by Golden LEAF, private sector and various state agencies, facility aims to offer training for 2,000 students a year.

Updated September 19, 2007

Premium Lock Emory, Georgia Tech, Other Agencies Form Medical Innovation Partnership

medical research UniversityTech: NIH provides $31 million, other partners will match funding to form alliance for turning lab discoveries into healthcare innovations.

September 19, 2007

Premium Lock New Biotech Training Facility to Open at NCSU

Funded with $70 million from Golden LEAF, BioNetwork Capstone Center will train 2,000 students annually.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock Former Biotech Center CEO Joins Board at Arbovax

Leslie Alexandre, a former chief executive officer of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has joined the board of directors at the start-up Arbovax.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock Echo Therapeutics to Merge with Massachusetts Firm in $14M Deal

Sontra The combined company will operate under Echo name and be publicly traded. Echo executives also will hold firm’s top two posts.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock Hamner Institutes Names Exec for Foundation, Government Relations

Christina Russell is joining the Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences as director of foundation and government relations.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock N.C. Biotechnology Center Sets Up Web Site for Wet Lab Facilities

Biotech Center Statewide directory is designed to help startups find research space.

Updated September 17, 2007

Premium Lock Biotech Center Helps Lead Lobbying Efforts for Bio, Agro Defense Facility

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is helping lead the drive to bring a new $450 million federal bio research facility to the state.

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