Posts tagged “Wake Forest”
<b>Opinion:</b> Despite economic hard times, four university deans involved in management and business say General Assembly should extend state's Qualified Business Venture Tax Credit.
New angel fund in Greensboro area puts about $500,000 combined into an online radio network for Hispanics and a Wake Forest spinout developing treatments for AIDS and cancer.
Network invests $280,000 in Hispanic-focused media company and $215,00 in Wake Forest spin-off. Deals are first ones for new VC group.
D.C.-based University Biomedical Fund already has made its first investment in a UVa drug development concept. Medical faculty from UNC, Duke and Emory are on the $50M fund's advisory board.
You may not be able to eat enough soy protein to get its medical benefits, but a Kernersville company is trying to change that. Wake Forest U.licenses soy technology to Physicians Laboratories, and clinical trials are underway.
Produced by a method called parthenogenesis, the embryonic monkey cells can't become a living fetus. Team hopes that fact will quiet ethical concerns.
The next episode in the 'Star Wars' movie saga introduces armies of killer clones. But journalists should report science about cloning, not science fiction, say NC experts.
The Irish pharmaceutical firm now makes 2 will drugs at the plant and will make 2 more. <b>Other news:</b> Nobex working with Pharmacia, Hamner honored.
The U.S. telecommunications industry crashed last year, and the shockwave rippled through the Triangle. The outlook for this year isn't much brighter, although Cisco has seen an up-tick in demand.
State already has the elements necessary to keep it among leading biotechnology centers, but Cogent, Biogen execs point out weaknesses in education, financing, and transportation that could weaken NC's ability to compete.
John Ciannamea, Glenn Kline team up to build rapidly growing firm. Sweet spot: Life science, semi conductor and information technology companies
Analyst says Niel Ransom will need to develop revised strategy for the company as the telecommunications sector continues to struggle. "What he needs to do is lay out a new vision for Alcatel -- and that will be difficult to do," analyst says.
Latest reductions leave 700 or so on payroll, down from a total of 1,600. After $4 billion loss in 2001, company CEO promised layoffs. Monday, he delivered.
- Fees grow faster than nest egg in NC employees' pension fund
- Raleigh nonprofit hopes 'pay what you want' pop-ups can help people get healthy meals
- Consumer Reports: Don't take out student loans you can't afford
- Cree (again) recalls LED lamps that get too hot
- NCSU scientists find iPhone, iPad security holes