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Posts tagged “N.C. Biotech Center”

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Bees get a sweet boost in Bayer CropScience 'Care Center'

Bayer CropScience on Tuesday unveiled the 6,000-square-foot building to promote honey bee health and well-being through public education exhibits for visitors, a conference room and a research lab. The vision is to have students mingle with company scientists and other bee experts to study ways to reverse the decline in the important pollinators' populations.

The new Bee Care Center The new Bee Care Center

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April 2

Premium Lock Drug giant Baxter acquires Chapel Hill firm for $70M

Heart research Baxter International is acquiring Chapel Hill-based Chatham Therapeutics to gain control of gene-based therapy technology focused on hemophilia. The deal includes a $70 million upfront payment. Additional payments could be made based on development, regulatory and commercial milestones.

April 1

Exec rejoins NC Biotech Center's western office

N.C. Biotech Center Jonathon Lawrie has re-joined the North Carolina Biotechnology Center as executive director of the Western Office in Asheville, as a result of Dale Carroll's decision to leave the post to become CEO of a newly formed regional economic development organization.

April 1

BD reboots startup program; NePhroGenex clinical trial; Red Hat Summit; OxyBio update; LabCorp board shuffle

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: BD Technologies re-launches incubator program; NePhroGenex reports a loss for 2013 but secures providers for big clinical trial; Red Hat adds IBM exec to Summit lineup; OxyBio can resume testing; and LabCorp shuffles board.

March 31

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March 24

RTP 'biotool' startup SciKon lands Biotech Center loan

SciKon plans to use its newly awarded Small Business Research Loan to commercialize a disposable device for lab use in drug discovery, drug safety, and regenerative medicine.

Scikon's biofluidics device Scikon's biofluidics device

March 24

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March 19

Eboo picked by Michael J. Fox Foundation

Eboo Pharmaceuticals The Durham biopharmaceutical firm is one of three U.S. companies selected for their promising research for Parkinson's disease.

March 17

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March 10

Premium Lock Trade publication ranks RTP as No. 8 bio hub in US, but ...

Biotech industry However, the data lead to tortured comparisons, however, with some totals reflecting statewide numbers and others reflecting metro area numbers. And they don't reflect life science activity such as agricultural biotechnology, in which North Carolina has become a world leader.

March 10

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March 6

Premium Lock Shout-out to media: Raleigh-based Arbovax could beat nasty mosquito-carried viruses

Arbovax Editor's note: Jim Shamp, director of public relations for the N.C. Biotechnology Center, reached out to The Wall Street Journal after a recent story warned that the deadly "chikungunya" virus is headed for the U.S. A Raleigh firm - Arbovax - could have a solution, he said. WRALTechWire suggested that he write a blog about what occurred. He did. We reprint it in full.

March 3

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February 28

Premium Lock FDA commissioner delivers a life science innovation pep talk

"Innovation isn't important simply because it creates something new - it's only important if what it creates makes a meaningful and positive difference in people's lives," says FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg.

VIPs on stage at CED conference VIPs on stage at CED conference

Updated February 27

Premium Lock Startups put some 'wow' in CED Life Science Conference

DNA  Five new ventures, including three kickstarted in part with loans from the N.C. Biotechnology Center, make their pitches at the kickoff of the annual CED Life Science conference in Raleigh.

Updated February 26

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center fuels startups with $1.6M in grants, loans

VC funding North Carolina's Biotechnology Center helped fuel the launch and growth of life science startups over the last quarter of 2013 with $1.6 million in grants and loans. Meanwhile, Biotech Center-backed firms raised another $10 million in outside funding.

February 25

Premium Lock Startup drug developer Dignify names former BDSI, Closure exec as CEO

Dignify Therapeutics Research Triangle Park-based Dignify, which recently set up operations at startup incubator First Flight Venture Center, has hired industry veteran Benny Ward as its CEO.

February 24

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Updated February 20

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center leader Norris Tolson to retire June 30

Norris Tolson, who has served as president of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center since 2007, has decided to retire. Tolson announced today he will step down as of June 30.

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