Posts tagged “Duke”
Shares in Regado Biosciences show some significant appeal to investors on IPO day, jumping more than 30 percent at one point before fading. The company is commercializing technology developed at Duke University.
A new Duke University institute intended to foster innovation from Duke Health is having its coming out party. Read how the institute plans to bring new ideas to health care.
A compound derived from fish oil showed the ability to reduce pain in a Duke University study, suggesting it could be developed into an alternative to addictive opioid pain meds.
Duke researchers have developed a biomaterial that could improve upon current techniques for treating degenerative disc disease. Read more about the research.
A Duke University study found that hours of gaming could be responsible for training the brain to make faster decisions from processing visual information.
A blood vessel grown in a lab was implanted in the first U.S. patient this week. Read more about Humacyte, the RTP firm that developed this regenerative medicine technology.
Asia tops all regions in the emphasis CFOs place on corporate social responsibility. Read more findings from Duke University's quarterly survey of global financial executives.
New Bull City, Day Eight: In 1988, Durham had just four total life science companies. Now the city has 92 firms and counting. Read how the life sciences took root in the "City of Medicine" as WRALTechWire's report about the rebirth of Durham continues.
The New Bull City: A former tobacco building now houses several life science related firms, and space once used to process tobacco now offers research space. The history of the Venable center reflects Durham,s transition from a tobacco town to a tech hub.
New Bull City, Day Five: The rebirth of Durham over the past two decades came through a powerful convergence of people, places, a university, and organizations. Buildings were rebuilt to accommodate new businesses, not tobacco. New structures were added. But the key ingredient is the people: The leaders and organizations who have provided the life blood to turn new and improved buildings into the sites for a new community.
Quintiles and the Duke Clinical Research Institute are very different providers of clinical trial services but pharma executives give both high marks. Learn what makes them stand out.
In graduation speeches at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill respectively, Melinda Gates and Steve Case point to technology as a tool to build a better world. Will the graduates listen?
David Murdock, the founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, is announcing another donation today to what Oprah Winfrey has described as his "gift to humanity." Will the endowment he is making secure the NCRC's future as a true hub for health research?
David Murdock, the billionaire owner of Dole Food and founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will announce another gift to the campus on Wednesday. Murdock has already invested more than $700 million of his own fortune in the project.