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, 24 Nov 2014 10:02:26 EST Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:02:26 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129983&source=RSS Advaxis to receive 1.9M tax credit, transfer it for 1.7M in cash Princeton-based clinical-stage biochemical company Advaxis announced its preliminary approval for the 1. 9 million tax credit for 2014. The credit comes from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer, or NOL, Program, which is administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the New Jersey Department of the. . . Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119720&source=RSS New findings on Novartis' heart failure drug could change course of disease for patients Novartis on Wednesday has released new data on its investigational medicine for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction that could potentially change the course of this disease for patients. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119720&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119733&source=RSS Skin-care company names new CEO for its U.S. operations LEO Pharma Inc. , which has its U. S. headquarters in Parsippany, announced recently that Barbara J. Osborne will serve as its U. S. CEO and president. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119733&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141118/NJBIZ01/141119756&source=RSS Pharma manufacturer renews lease at Sanzari office complex Pharmaceutical manufacturer Kyorin U. S. A. Inc. , a subsidiary of Toyko-based Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. , has renewed its 2,370-square-foot lease at the Glenpointe Center West in Teaneck. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141118/NJBIZ01/141119756&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119781&source=RSS Florham Park company pays 255M for Abbott's animal health unit Florham Park-based animal health company Zoetis announced Monday that it has a deal in place to purchase the animal health assets of Illinois-based Abbott Animal Health for 255 million. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119781&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119787&source=RSS Cantel Medical names new president, announces other promotions Little Falls-based health care device maker Cantel Medical Corp. announced Monday that it has promoted its chief operating officer to president. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119787&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119788&source=RSS Location in N.J. helps Svelte in quest to bring new stent to market Svelte Medical Systems of New Providence is developing a new stent to keep blood flowing through blocked arteries. This fall, Svelte reported favorable results from clinical trials in Europe, where it hopes to begin marketing the stent late next year. Then Svelte will conduct clinical trials in the U. S. , where it's targeting a late 2018 or early. . . Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119788&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119796&source=RSS PTC Therapeutics appoints new head of clinical development PTC Therapeutics Inc. announced Monday that it has appointed Dr. Tuyen Ong as senior vice president, head of clinical development and translation research. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119797&source=RSS Medical research institute names new CFO The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, based in Camden, has named a new chief financial officer, it said Monday. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119797&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119801&source=RSS Jersey company wins Botox maker with 66 billion offer The battle for Botox maker Allergan Inc. appears to be over &#8212 and the winner is not Bridgewater-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals, but a different New Jersey company. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119862&source=RSS Somerset drug delivery technology company makes another purchase Catalent Inc. , a provider of drug delivery solutions, announced Thursday that it has acquired a Pennsylvania provider of engineering technologies. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119862&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119865&source=RSS Valeant to add 500 jobs at Bridgewater HQ over five years Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson pledged to bring 500 jobs to the state of New Jersey over the next five years, at a ribbon cutting for a new headquarters in Bridgewater. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141112/NJBIZ01/141119893&source=RSS Bone science company names CFO Bone Biologics Corp. , a bone science company, has named Deina Walsh its chief financial officer, it said Wednesday. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141112/NJBIZ01/141119893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141112/NJBIZ01/141119901&source=RSS New Jersey companies reach CRM software agreement Cegedim, a health care technology company, announced Wednesday that specialty pharmaceutical company Pernix Therapeutics has chosen its mobile customer relationship management software for its sales force. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141112/NJBIZ01/141119901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/141119951&source=RSS Specialty drugmaker names new CFO Actavis plc, an Irish specialty drugmaker with U. S. headquarters in Parsippany, announced Monday that it has named Maria Teresa &#8220Tessa&#8221 Hilado its chief financial officer, effective Dec. 8. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/141119951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/311109995&source=RSS Bringing military discipline to business practices Frank Libutti is all about the mission &#8212 and as a retired U. S. Marine Corps lieutenant general who served from 1966 to 2001, he brings that level of focus and attention to his dealings as president and CEO of PSS Global. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/311109995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/141119984&source=RSS JJ wraps up 1.75B deal for California biopharma firm Johnson Johnson announced that it has completed the recently announced acquisition of biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141110/NJBIZ01/141119984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141106/NJBIZ01/141109805&source=RSS BioNJ to rebrand its organization as 'The Gateway to Health' After a year of organizational soul searching, BioNJ announced Thursday a rebranding of the organization to &#8220BioNJ, The Gateway to Health. &#8221 The concept is to better represent its a broadened orientation regarding its role in the life sciences industry in New Jersey. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141106/NJBIZ01/141109805&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141105/NJBIZ01/141109860&source=RSS Express Scripts lays off 80 in N.J. A St. Louis-based pharmacy-benefits manager is letting go 80 employees in New Jersey, according to a published report, including 60 at its facility in Franklin Lakes. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141105/NJBIZ01/141109860&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141104/NJBIZ01/141109912&source=RSS Private-sector cleanup experts playing key role at Roche site From gas stations to dry cleaners to old industrial buildings, a 5-year-old state program is streamlining environmental cleanups at more than 10,000 sites in New Jersey. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141104/NJBIZ01/141109912&source=RSS