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 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:59:18 EST Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:59:18 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140416/NJBIZ01/140419842&source=RSS Regado Bioscience announces closing of public offering of common stock Basking Ridge-based Regado Biosciences Inc. announced Wednesday the closing of its previously announced public offering. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140416/NJBIZ01/140419842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140415/NJBIZ01/140419865&source=RSS Poll N.J. residents more supportive of marijuana decriminalization than ever before According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday, support among New Jersey residents for decriminalizing marijuana is higher than ever before. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140415/NJBIZ01/140419865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140415/NJBIZ01/140419868&source=RSS Johnson Johnson reports sales of 18.1 billion for Q1 New Brunswick-based Johnson Johnson announced Tuesday sales of 18. 1 billion for the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 3. 5 percent compared to the first quarter in 2013. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140415/NJBIZ01/140419868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140411/NJBIZ01/140419942&source=RSS JetBlue Airways and MarketPlace Developer partner with Port Authority for eco-friendly practices at LaGuardia Airport JetBlue Airways and MarketPlace Development, the developer of the Food Shops program at LaGuardia Airport, announced Friday a joint force effort with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to present a commitment to sustainable practices in the aviation industry. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140411/NJBIZ01/140419942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140411/NJBIZ01/140419963&source=RSS Regado Biosciences announces pricing of public offering of stock Basking Ridge-based Regado Biosciences Inc. announced Friday the pricing of its previously announced public offering of 10 million shares of its common stock. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140411/NJBIZ01/140419963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409831&source=RSS Integra LifeSciences appoints Augusti as new CVP, president Plainsboro-based Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced Tuesday that Mark Augusti has joined the company as CVP, president, orthopedics and tissue technology. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409831&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409832&source=RSS Pacira Pharmaceuticals announces proposed public offering of stock Parsippany-based Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Tuesday that it is offering 100 million of its common stock in a proposed public offering. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409832&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409836&source=RSS Edge Therapeutics expands its senior exec team, opens new headquarters Berkeley Heights-based Edge Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, announced Tuesday it has appointed and promoted key executives to its senior management team. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140408/NJBIZ01/140409836&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140407/NJBIZ01/140409864&source=RSS Honeywell announces five senior leadership changes Morris Township-based Honeywell announced Monday several leadership changes in its senior leaders, effective immediately. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140407/NJBIZ01/140409864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140404/NJBIZ01/140409898&source=RSS Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals announces 10M underwritten offering Berkeley Heights-based Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Friday the pricing of its public offering of 2. 857 million shares of common stock at a price of 3. 50 per share. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140404/NJBIZ01/140409898&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140404/NJBIZ01/140409900&source=RSS Eight N.J. companies made the rankings in the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 Eight New Jersey companies are leading the way with digital strategies. And one of them is the only major health insurance company in the U. S. to make the rankings on this year&#8217s InformationWeek Elite 100. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140404/NJBIZ01/140409900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140403/NJBIZ01/140409936&source=RSS Delta Dental of New Jersey invests 5M in company developing new drug to fight tooth decay Parsippany-based Delta Dental of New Jersey announced Thursday it has invested 5 million in the clinical-stage biotechnology company C3 Jian Inc. , which is developing a new drug that targets tooth decay. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140403/NJBIZ01/140409936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140403/NJBIZ01/140409940&source=RSS Panasonic names Silver president of Eco Solutions North America Newark-based Panasonic Corporation of North America has appointed Dan Silver president of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and will concurrently serve as president of Panasonics Appliances Air-Conditioning North America. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140403/NJBIZ01/140409940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140402/NJBIZ01/140409973&source=RSS Tris Pharma announces new vice president of operations Tris Pharma, a Monmouth Junction-based specialty pharmaceutical company that develops technology-based products, announced Monday the appointment of Stephen J. Kovary to the position of vice president of operations. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140402/NJBIZ01/140409973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140401/NJBIZ01/140409988&source=RSS Par Pharmaceutical names new chief operating officer Woodcliff Lake-based Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. announced Tuesday the appointment of Terrance J. Coughlin as its new chief operating officer. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140401/NJBIZ01/140409988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140331/NJBIZ01/140339951&source=RSS Johnson Johnson to sell its blood diagnostics unit for 4 billion New Brunswick-based Johnson Johnson announced Monday that it is selling its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business to the Washington, D. C. -based private equity firm The Carlyle Group for about 4 billion. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140331/NJBIZ01/140339951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140331/NJBIZ01/303289998&source=RSS Planning on pot California company Terra Tech setting up infrastructure in anticipation of legalization Derek Peterson may be the CEO of a California-based urban agriculture business, but he's betting big on New Jersey. His company, Terra Tech, currently operates greenhouses in both Belvidere and Lincoln Park and focuses on local farming through innovative practices. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140331/NJBIZ01/303289998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140326/NJBIZ01/140329799&source=RSS NPS Pharmaceuticals appoints new U.S., international presidents Bedminster-based NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Tuesday the appointment and promotion of two key executives to support the company&#8217s vision in being a global provider of orphan drugs. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140326/NJBIZ01/140329799&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140326/NJBIZ01/140329800&source=RSS ZyCal Bioceuticals expands manufacturing, corporate office to new facility Toms River-based ZyCal Bioceuticals Healthcare Company, leaders in natural bio-active proteins, announced Tuesday that it is expanding to a new 5,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140326/NJBIZ01/140329800&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140325/NJBIZ01/140329826&source=RSS SBA names Kiran Gill New Jersey's Small Business Person of the Year Kiran Gill, president of Robbinsville-based PARS Environmental has been named New Jersey's Small Business Person of the Year for 2014 by the U. S. Small Business Administration, the agency announced. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140325/NJBIZ01/140329826&source=RSS