NJBIZ - Pharma and Life Sciences http://www.njbiz.com/section/pharma_lifescience Pharma and Life Sciences Pharma and Life Sciences en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:33:47 EST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:33:47 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/141229972&source=RSS Monmouth Junction immunotherapy company appoints SVP of clinical development CytoSorbents Corp. , a critical care focused immunotherapy company based in Monmouth Junction, announced Monday it has appointed Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as its senior vice president of clinical development, effective Jan. 5, 2015. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/141229972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141221/NJBIZ01/141219819&source=RSS NJBIZ presents the 24 Lists of Christmas, Day 21 Top Environmental Firms You know it we know it NJBIZ's weekly lists are worth the cost of your subscription. To celebrate our upcoming year-ending Book of Lists, we're commemorating the season with our 24 Lists of Christmas. Each day through Dec. 24, we'll email you the top five leaders in a different category, giving you a sneak peek at what you may be missing. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141221/NJBIZ01/141219819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219724&source=RSS MonoSol shuffles executives as it focuses on key product Princeton-based MonoSol Rx has announced an executive restructuring, aiming to expedite the advancement of its PharmaFilm technology. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219724&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219750&source=RSS Merck pays 110M-plus for Swiss company and its cancer drug Merck announced Thursday that it has acquired a Swiss biotechnology company for 110 million upfront, plus additional milestone payments of up to 265 million. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219750&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219768&source=RSS The Medicines Company reaches China licensing partnership The Medicines Company, a Parsippany-based biopharmaceutical firm, announced Thursday that it has established a partnership with a California company to license two of its products in China. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219768&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219780&source=RSS BioNJ announces training and development academy BioNJ, a 400-member network representing research-based life sciences companies, announced Wednesday the launch of The Academy at BioNJ, a training and development program. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219780&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219785&source=RSS Merck donates lab equipment to Stevens Institute Merck, the Whitehouse Station-based international pharmaceutical company, has donated a collection of laboratory equipment to Stevens Institute of Technology to establish a new biophysical chemistry laboratory within the biotechnology and drug discovery laboratory. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219833&source=RSS Medical device maker names new president Livingston-based medical device maker Milestone Scientific Inc. announced Tuesday that it has named a former Bausch Lomb executive the president of the company and its Milestone Medical unit. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219833&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219945&source=RSS Milestone Scientific announces distribution agreement for its epidural instrument in China Milestone Scientific Inc. , A Livingston-based medical research and development company, announced Thursday that through its minority-owned subsidiary, Milestone Medical, it has entered into a distribution agreement with Milestone China for its epidural instrument. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219985&source=RSS Diagnostics company gets 1M order from China Thorofare-based diagnostics company Akers Biosciences Inc. announced Wednesday that it has received a 1 million initial purchase order from a Chinese company to supply its products in China. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219986&source=RSS Soligenix appoints chief scientific officer Princeton-based Soligenix Inc. , a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced Wednesday that it has appointed Oreola Donini senior vice president and chief scientific officer. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219988&source=RSS Where can you find the happiest places to work? Why, in New Jersey, of course! Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141208/NJBIZ01/141209787&source=RSS Irish company buys Lakewood supplement firm's assets Lakewood-based nutrition supplement company Gaspari Nutrition Inc. , which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, has sold substantially all of its assets to an Irish company. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141208/NJBIZ01/141209787&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141208/NJBIZ01/141209795&source=RSS 9.5B deal nets Merck a Massachusetts biopharma company Drugmaker Merck announced Monday that it is buying a Massachusetts biopharmaceutical firm in an equity-and-debt deal valued at approximately 9. 5 billion. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141208/NJBIZ01/141209795&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209816&source=RSS Novartis restructuring to result in up to 200 job cuts in East Hanover Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is eliminating as many as 200 jobs in East Hanover as part of a restructuring. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209816&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209857&source=RSS HMP holds ribbon-cutting in East Windsor Mayor Janice S. Mironov was in East Windsor on Thursday, joined by a handful of health care communications and education executives as they cut the ribbon on the opening of HMP Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HMP Holdings, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209857&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209880&source=RSS Flemington drug company gives interim CEO the job Flemington-based cancer drug company Arno Therapeutics Inc. has given its interim CEO the job on a permanent basis, it announced Thursday. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141203/NJBIZ01/141209908&source=RSS Evans Chemetics inks headquarters lease renewal at Sanzari-owned property Evans Chemetics LP, a manufacturer of organic divalent sulfur chemicals and related products, has renewed its headquarter lease at Glenpointe in Teaneck, Jerry L. Barta, vice presidentdirector of leasing and marketing at the complex, announced Wednesday. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141203/NJBIZ01/141209908&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141201/NJBIZ01/141209986&source=RSS Glaxo job cuts coming soon, reports say could affect N.J. workers British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc is planning a restructuring of its U. S. operations that could include hundreds of job cuts, possibly affecting New Jersey employees. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141201/NJBIZ01/141209986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129816&source=RSS Google Development Group of North Jersey to host Google Solve for X event The Google Development Group of North Jersey has been selected as one of two locations in the nation, and one of 12 locations worldwide, for Google&#8217s Solve for X event. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129816&source=RSS