Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

December 26, 2007

Premium Lock Nerve Regeneration? Polymer Coated with Neurotransmitter Promotes Nerve Growth

Image shows a bolstered nerve. UniversityTech: Strategy encourages regeneration of damaged central nervous system cells, Georgia Tech researchers report.

Updated December 24, 2007

Premium Lock Quintiles Gains New Investors But Founder Remains in Control

Dennis Gillings Firm that helped take Durham-based CRO private sell stake reportedly for more than $3 billion. Chairman and CEO Dennis Gillings remains an investor.

Updated December 21, 2007

Premium Lock Scott Neuville Is Out as CEO at Raleigh Research Firm Qualyst

 Update: Raleigh-based testing firm confirms Neuville is ‘not here’ but declines further comment. Neuville at one time led iBioinformatics, a SAS company.

Updated December 21, 2007

Premium Lock TransTech Pharma Lands $6.5M Jobs Grant, Will Stay in High Point

 Company will create 205 jobs, invest $23.3M in expanded facilities. Commerce Secretary says other states were ‘aggressively’ recruiting drug development firm.

December 18, 2007

Premium Lock Monkey See, Monkey Add – As Well as Duke Students

Monkeys see - and add. UniversityTech: Duke researchers report monkeys can perform mental arithmetic.

December 18, 2007

Premium Lock Piedmont Triad Research Park Opens Research Facility

PTRP Wet Lab LaunchPad lands first tenants, including California firm.

Updated December 12, 2007

Premium Lock Have NCSU Researchers Found Possible ‘Off’ Switch for Cancerous Growth?

cancer growth UniversityTech: New study leads to discovery of reasons behind cancerous cellular interactions.

December 11, 2007

Premium Lock Trimeris Plans to Cut Workforce, Slash Spending in ‘08

Trimeris HQ will host fewer workers in '08. New CEO says developer of AIDS drug Fuzeon won’t push proposed new drug beyond Phase I clinical trial.

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