Posts tagged “Duke”

Updated March 28, 2007

Premium Lock Field of Presenters Grows to 41 for CED’s Venture Conference

CED Nineteen early-stage firms added to lineup for 24th annual event. Companies drawn from across Carolinas, Georgia, Maryland.

Updated March 28, 2007

Premium Lock Healthy Infusion: Regado Biosciences Lands $23M in Financing

 Durham-based startup uses technology licensed from Duke for new blood clotting, thinning solution.

Updated March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Unveil ‘Optical Biopsy’ Device for Early Cancer Detection

Duke UniversityTech: Probe developed at Pratt School of Engineering could aid in early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of many types of cancers.

March 27, 2007

Premium Lock Outsourcing Research and Development Poses Major Risk for U.S.

Vivek Number of graduates in engineering, science isn’t the problem. It’s the export of R&D that could cost us our competitive edge.

Tags: China, Duke, India
Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Wall Street Pummels Trimeris Shares 29% in Wake of Changes

 UPDATE: Biopharmaceutical firm’s stock plunges to $7.12 in very heavy trading. Some analysts also downgrade Trimeris after company announces departure of CEO, CFO and end to one partnership with drug giant Roche.

Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock AIDS Pioneer Dani Bolognesi Retires in Management Shakeup at Trimeris

 Researcher who helped develop HIV drug Fuzeon is out as CEO as of Friday. CFO also will retire as a ‘turn-around’ executive is brought in. Meanwhile, Trimeris does report first profit, also regains drug candidate from partner Roche.

March 16, 2007

Premium Lock Unit Dose Solutions Closes on Another $2.5M in Funding, Looking for More

Unit Dose Provider of outsourced drug repackaging services to expand operations, add staff.

Updated March 15, 2007

Premium Lock CED Picks Additional 17 Companies To Present at Annual Venture Conference

CED adds firms UPDATE: In addition to several North Carolina firms, emerging companies come from across southeast, including Florida, Maryland, Georgia and South Carolina, also will be making sales pitches. More companies to be announced soon.

Updated March 9, 2007

Premium Lock Murdock Makes First Major Biotech Investment - $33M in Vaccine Firm

David Murdock UPDATE: Billionaire who is building N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis also says firm would build manufacturing facility. His son Justin runs the venture.

March 7, 2007

Premium Lock Who Needs a CEO? Actually, Liquidia May Hire More Than One

Steve Nelson, left, and attorney Fred Hutchison were talking business at a recent VC event. Startup with new nanomaterials technology considers reorganizing firm to pursue multiple opportunities, says interim CEO Steve Nelson. That may mean Liquidia hires more than one CEO.

March 6, 2007

Premium Lock Microsoft Intellectual Property Exec To Keynote CED Venture Conference

CED 24th annual event is set for April 23-25 in Durham.

March 4, 2007

Premium Lock America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs

entrepreneurs ‘Let’s expand the numbers of skilled immigrants we admit, remove the arbitrary country limits and make it easier for those that contribute to our economy and competitiveness to stay.’

February 28, 2007

Premium Lock Angel Investing Expert To Deliver Keynote for CED Retreat

CED Angel investor event is part of annual venture conference set for April 24.

February 27, 2007

Premium Lock Advanced Liquid Logic Acquires Lab on a Chip Firm in Raleigh

ADL logo Duke University spin-out to join with Nanolytics. Combined company looks to launch first commercial product later this year.

Tags: Duke
February 23, 2007

Premium Lock ‘Star Trek Tech’ Highlights Cloak, Holodeck Work at Duke

history channel UniversityTech: History Channel broadcast features space-age research at the Pratt School.

Tags: Duke
February 22, 2007

Premium Lock New Type of Cancer Drug Can Slow Deadliest Form of Brain Cancer, Pilot Study Shows

cancer UniversityTech: Researchers at Duke University report Avastin combined with chemotherapy could mean new therapy for patients with brain cancer.

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