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Bristol-Myers announces plans for 650,000 sq. ft. Lawrenceville building

Bristol-Myers announces plans for 650,000 sq. ft. Lawrenceville building

Rutgers gets $2M NIH biomedical sciences grant

Rutgers gets $2M NIH biomedical sciences grant

Rutgers gets $10M gift to support the fight against cancer

Rutgers gets $10M gift to support the fight against cancer

Pharma & Life Science News

BD acquires Irish biotech company

Medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced Monday that it has acquired Irish biotechnology company GenCell Biosystems. Read More »»

Basking Ridge biopharmaceutical company appoints new CEO

Regado Bioscience Inc., a Basking Ridge-based biopharmaceutical company, announced Friday that it has appointed Michael A. Metzger, the current president of Regado, to the additional duty of chief executive officer and member of its board of directors, effective immediately. Read More »»

Cranbury pharmaceutical company names new CEO

Cranbury-based cancer-drug company Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday that it has named Steve Carchedi chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors. Read More »»

Middlesex drugmaker sold as part of $700M deal

The parent company of Middlesex-based pharmaceutical firm CorePharma LLC will be sold to a California-based specialty drugmaker as part of a $700 million deal. Read More »»

Allergan restructuring to affect 69 N.J. workers

Health care company Allergan issued a WARN notice to workers this week, saying 69 jobs in Bridgewater would be affected as of Nov. 28. Read More »»

Cognizant buys digital marketing agency

Teaneck-based Cognizant announced Tuesday its acquisition of Pennsylvania-based digital marketing agency Cadient Group. Read More »»

Report: Investment in biopharma more than doubled

Investment in New Jersey's biopharma companies more than doubled in 2013, as a spike in initial public offerings helped the industry attract more than $900 million in total funding. Read More »»

Clinical review services firm names chief medical officer

WIRB-Copernicus Group, a Princeton-based provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software for clinical research, said Thursday that Dr. Lindsay McNair has been promoted to its chief medical officer. Read More »»

Quest Diagnostics CEO reaffirms commitment to N.J. after opening 'lab of future' in Massachusetts

Madison-based Quest Diagnostics unveiled its new state-of-the-art, 200,000-square-foot “lab of the future” Thursday to much fanfare — and the promise of 1,350 new jobs. Read More »»

Merck, Bayer complete $14.2B consumer care unit deal

Merck announced Wednesday that it has completed the previously announced, $14.2 billion sale of its consumer care business to Bayer AG. Read More »»

Generic drugmaker IGI acquires pair of ophthalmic drugs

IGI Laboratories, Inc., a Buena-based generic drugmaker, announced Wednesday that it has acquired two ophthalmic drugs from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., affiliates. Read More »»

Drugmaker Valeant gets FDA warning letter about Bridgewater location

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., said Tuesday that its Bridgewater location received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration tied to a records inspection conducted in June. Read More »»

Drugmaker Aerie receives $125M in financing

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which has corporate offices in Bedminster, said Tuesday that it has closed on $125 million in financing. Read More »»

N.J.'s biomedical industry is rolling along, BioNJ study finds

BioNJ released its study of the biomedical industry for the calendar year of 2013 on Sept. 29. Conducted by the industry group in conjunction with EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young), the study serves as a “state of the union” report on the biomedical industry in New Jersey. Read More »»

Drugmaker completes acquisition of firm with site in Princeton

DPx Holdings B.V., a North Carolina pharmaceutical company, announced Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, LLC, a St. Louis biologic manufacturing company with facilities in Princeton. Read More »»

J&J buying California biopharma company for $1.75B

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it has a definitive agreement to purchase biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma, Inc., for approximately $1.75 billion in cash. Read More »»

Buena-based generic drug company acquires rights to 18 AstraZeneca products

IGI Laboratories Inc., a Buena-based generic drugmaker, announced Thursday that it has acquired the regulatory rights to 18 drug products from AstraZeneca. Read More »»

Bridgewater drugmaker expanding Kentucky operations

Bridgewater-based generic drugmaker Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC announced Tuesday that it has signed a lease to expand its national sales and distribution center in Kentucky. Read More »»

Bristol-Myers announces plans for 650,000 sq. ft. Lawrenceville building

Pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb announced Tuesday that it plans to build a 650,000-square-foot office building in Lawrenceville near the intersection of Interstate 295 and the Princeton Pike on company-owned property acquired back in 2001. Read More »»

Rutgers gets $2M NIH biomedical sciences grant

Rutgers University announced Monday that it has received a $2 million National Institutes of Health grant that will help introduce biomedical sciences students to new career opportunities. Read More »»

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