NJBIZ - Pharma and Life Sciences http://www.njbiz.com/section/pharma_lifescience Pharma and Life Sciences Pharma and Life Sciences en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:02:16 EST Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:02:16 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429863&source=RSS Navitas Life Sciences appoints head of clinical and regulatory services Princeton-based Navitas Life Sciences announced Friday that it has appointed Shalabh Kumar head of clinical and regulatory services. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429864&source=RSS Top 50 Companies for Diversity list features eight from N.J. When it comes to corporate diversity efforts, New Jersey can hold its head high. DiversityInc announced the results of its annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity on Thursday night, and Garden State firms were well-represented on the list. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150424/NJBIZ01/150429864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150416/NJBIZ01/150419847&source=RSS Merck chairman and CEO to lead pharmaceutical trade group PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America trade group, announced some changes at the top Thursday that include the election of some officers with New Jersey ties. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150416/NJBIZ01/150419847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150416/NJBIZ01/150419856&source=RSS Catalent completes 52M manufacturing expansion at Kentucky facility Catalent Pharma Solutions, a business unit of the Somerset-based provider of delivery technologies and development solutions Catalent Inc. , announced Thursday that it has finished its 52 million expansion at its Winchester, Kentucky, manufacturing facility. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150416/NJBIZ01/150419856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150415/NJBIZ01/150419885&source=RSS River Edge-based Halocarbon appoints new CEO A River Edge-based producer of specialty fluorochemicals and inhalation anesthetics announced Wednesday it has appointed David Bacon its new CEO, effective April 28. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150415/NJBIZ01/150419885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419916&source=RSS Medical diagnostics company completes acquisition Rosetta Genomics Ltd. , an Israeli company with its U. S. headquarters in Princeton, announced Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of a molecular diagnostics and services company that serves doctors and reference laboratories nationwide. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/NJBIZ01/150419916&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/150419932&source=RSS Eisai details job cuts coming to Woodcliff Lake HQ Eisai Inc. , the U. S. subsidiary of Eisai Co. Ltd. , on Monday elaborated on how a restructuring announced last week would affect New Jersey operations. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/150419932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304139993&source=RSS SpeakEasy Hugin #8212 Support for innovators is key SpeakEasy is a running feature in NJBIZ where we recap speeches and presentations given by key business leaders around the state at one of New Jersey's many conferences and events. This story is based on a presentation given by Celgene Chairman and CEO Robert J. Hugin on April 2 at an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Rothman Institute. . . Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150413/NJBIZ01/304139993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150410/NJBIZ01/150419983&source=RSS The Medicines Company posts revenue for Q1 The Medicines Company, a Parsippany-based pharmaceutical company, announced Friday preliminary revenue for the first quarter of 2015. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150410/NJBIZ01/150419983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409818&source=RSS Cantel Medical sells its specialty packaging business Cantel Medical Corp. , a Little Falls-based medical equipment producer and seller, announced Wednesday it has sold its specialty packaging business to Inmark LLC, a global packaging and service company. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409818&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409833&source=RSS South Plainfield biopharma names SVP PTC Therapeutics Inc. announced Wednesday that it has appointed Eric Pauwels as senior vice president and general manager commercial operations, Americas. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150408/NJBIZ01/150409833&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150401/NJBIZ01/150409985&source=RSS Pair of N.J.-based drugmakers to merge as parent consolidates operations Daiichi Sankyo Inc. , the U. S. subsidiary of Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd. , said Wednesday that it is merging with sister company Asubio Pharmaceuticals Inc. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150401/NJBIZ01/150409985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279988&source=RSS Paranicas Stopping the 'brain drain' is key to restarting Jersey economy Sitting alone at the head of a conference table at the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey's New Brunswick office, CEO and President Dean J. Paranicas underscored a potential threat to the often-touted workforce that makes up the state's strong life sciences industry. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279990&source=RSS FDU is using its new school of pharmacy to introduce its new style of higher learning It seemed impossible to walk through the halls of Fairleigh Dickinson University's new School of Pharmacy in Florham Park without running into a smiling face and receiving a polite, &#8220Good morning. &#8221 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279989&source=RSS Fellowship is helping Rutgers reinvent itself Rutgers University might have New Jersey's oldest pharmacy school &#8212 and, until recently, the state's only pharmacy school &#8212 but that doesn't mean it hasn't sought to reinvent itself in recent years. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150330/NJBIZ01/303279989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329922&source=RSS Drugstore supply distribution company moving to Carteret A distributor of drugstore supplies is relocating from Brooklyn to Carteret, according to Bussel Realty Corp. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329932&source=RSS Medical imaging company promotes Americas president, names replacement Endoscopic imaging company PENTAX Medical said Monday that its Americas regional president has been promoted to chief marketing officer for the global operation, effective April 1. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329937&source=RSS Bridgewater biopharma firm names new chief medical, scientific officer Bridgewater-based Insmed Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical company focused on lung disease, named a new chief medical officer and chief scientific officer, it said Monday. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150320/NJBIZ01/150329978&source=RSS Cantel Medical names replacement for retiring CFO Cantel Medical Corp. on Friday announced it has named a new chief financial officer to replace the retiring Craig A. Sheldon. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150320/NJBIZ01/150329978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319740&source=RSS Ex-judge warns that patent changes could shake up health, life science industries The country's health science industry &#8212 in which New Jersey plays a big part &#8212 could have its international lead thwarted by recent court rulings and patent litigation, according to former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319740&source=RSS