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 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:02:23 EST Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:02:23 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729878&source=RSS Drugmaker adds pair of executives A Piscataway-based pharmaceutical company named two executives to its leadership team, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729879&source=RSS Merck declares dividend The board of directors of Whitehouse Station-based drugmaker Merck announced a quarterly dividend Wednesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729953&source=RSS Cancer Genetics grows its international presence A Rutherford-based cancer diagnostics company announced Monday it is expanding through the purchase of a genomic testing firm. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729966&source=RSS JJ declares quarterly dividend New Brunswick-based Johnson Johnson announced Monday that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend for the third quarter. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719796&source=RSS Pfizer paying up to 360M for Piscataway drugmaker Pfizer is buying a Piscataway-based pharmaceutical development company for as much as 360 million, the companies announced Wednesday. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719797&source=RSS Biopharmaceutical firm gets foreign investment An Indian company has invested in a Cranbury-based biopharmaceutical firm, the two companies announced Wednesday. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719797&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719815&source=RSS Bayer appoints new U.S. head of litigation Whippany-based Bayer Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, announced Tuesday that it has appointed Malini Moorthy as head of the Litigation Department in the U. S. , effective July 30. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719815&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719822&source=RSS Princeton chemicals maker sold for 6.2B to Louisiana firm A Louisiana company will buy Princeton-based Rockwood Holdings Inc. for approximately 6. 2 billion in cash and stock, the two firms announced Tuesday. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719833&source=RSS JJ sales and earnings rise in Q2 Johnson Johnson announced Tuesday that its sales and net earnings rose in the second quarter of 2014, and it raised its earnings guidance for the full year. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719833&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/140719867&source=RSS Princeton procurement technology company lands deal A U. K. -based pharmaceuticals manufacturer selected a Princeton-based procurement technology firm&#8217s Spend Analysis Solution to help it with source-to-pay automation. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/140719867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/307149998&source=RSS N.J. pharma Real estate needs reflect changing nature of industry For Pernix Therapeutic Holdings, it was time to find a new home. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/307149998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140711/NJBIZ01/140719924&source=RSS Survey STEM education doesn't always equal STEM job It's been commonly reported that the United States needs more students and workers in STEM-related fields &#8212 science, technology, engineering and math &#8212 to maintain economic growth. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140711/NJBIZ01/140719924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719963&source=RSS Morristown firm sells Va. building for 41M Morristown-based real estate investment and management firm Normandy Real Estate Partners has sold a Virginia building for 41 million, according to the Washington Business Journal. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719968&source=RSS Clark company gets Bristol-Myers deal A Clark-based provider of supply chain solutions announced Thursday that it will provide procurement services to Bristol-Myers Squibb under a multiyear agreement. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719968&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709784&source=RSS Transplant therapy management company buys Calif. firm A Totowa-based provider of transplant therapy management on Wednesday announced it has acquired a California company. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709784&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709787&source=RSS Covance increases leadership with two appointments Princeton-based Covance, a drug development and nutritional analysis company, announced Wednesday it has appointed Dr. Robert Wasserman and Dr. Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia to its clinical development services, scientific leadership team. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709787&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709789&source=RSS Board shakeup at pharmaceutical firm QRxPharma, an Australian company that has its U. S. headquarters in Bedminster, announced Wednesday that four board members, including the chairman, have resigned. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140708/NJBIZ01/140709826&source=RSS Changes at the top for Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Raritan-based Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced it has a new executive leadership team following the acquisition of the company by The Carlyle Group from Johnson Johnson. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140708/NJBIZ01/140709826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709855&source=RSS Pharma company completes headquarters move from Houston to Morristown A specialty pharmaceutical company has opened its new Morristown headquarters after relocating the operation from Houston, company executives and brokers said. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709855&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709863&source=RSS Sparta Systems acquired by Thoma Bravo Thoma Bravo LLC, a private equity investment firm jointly headquartered in San Francisco and Chicago, announced Monday that it will acquire Hamilton-based Sparta Systems Inc. , a global management solutions company. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709863&source=RSS