Posts tagged “Duke”

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.

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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.

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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.

February 20, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Pursue ‘Smart Bladder Pacemaker’

University Tech: Work could lead to device that restores bladder control for patients with spinal cord injury or neurological disease.

February 15, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Prepares for Bio Threats with New Research Facility

biolab UniversityTech: Biocontainment Laboratory, which is funded by National Institutes of Health, to open on Feb. 16.

Tags: NCSU, UNC-CH, Duke
February 13, 2007

Premium Lock Intersouth Adds Kenan-Flagler Graduate to Life Science Team

Intersouth Jimmy Rosen, who helped run venture capital competition at UNC, is fourth addition to VC firm’s staff since it closed on $275M fund.

Updated February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Duke Researchers Develop ‘Scaffold’ Technology for Joint Repair

Duke 'Scaffold' sample UniversityTech: The 3D fabric works with patient’s stem cells to grow new cartilage. But clinical trials are several years away.

February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Startup Companies Aim To Score Big With Tiny Technologies

Mark Wiesner (Duke University photo.) Triad could be home for emerging nanotech industry cluster. But some have concerns about miniscule machines.

Tags: Taiwan, China, Duke
February 2, 2007

Premium Lock Report Presents Strongest Evidence Yet of Human Link to Global Warming, Duke Scientist Says

Duke professor UniversityTech: Duke’s Gabriele Hegerl is co-author of chapter written as part of international study.

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Updated January 24, 2007

Premium Lock RTI, Duke, UNC Asheville to Study Chernobyl Radiation Impact

RTI The U.S. Department of Energy is putting $5M into project that will seek to develop radiation diagnostics, treatments.

Updated January 19, 2007

Premium Lock FDA Grants Approval for Optical Imaging Device from Duke Spin-out

Bioptigen Bioptigen can begin marketing its non-invasive scanner for eye disease research. Company also receives two federal research grants

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