NJBIZ - Pharma and Life Sciences http://www.njbiz.com/section/pharma_lifescience Pharma and Life Sciences Pharma and Life Sciences en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:18:43 EST Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:18:43 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129946&source=RSS Thorofare medical device company names CEO Medical device company Akers Biosciences Inc. has named a former Becton Dickinson executive as its new CEO, it announced Monday. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151120/NJBIZ01/151129980&source=RSS Japanese drugmaker opens new U.S. office in Jersey Chugai Pharma USA Inc. , the American arm of Japanese drugmaker Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. , has established a new &#8220hub&#8221 office in Berkeley Heights, the company announced Friday. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151120/NJBIZ01/151129980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119759&source=RSS Virtua study shows 16 drug just as effective as new 402 drug New research conducted by orthopedic physicians at Virtua Health showed an existing 16-per-dose drug was just as effective at relieving pain as a new drug that costs 402 per dose. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119759&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119793&source=RSS Cinnaminson testing firm buys Sparta laboratory A Cinnaminson environmental testing firm has acquired a Sparta microbiology testing laboratory, according to investment bank The DAK Group. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119829&source=RSS Teligent acquires Alveda Pharmaceuticals' assets Teligent Inc. , a Buena-based specialty genetic pharmaceutical company, announced Monday that it has acquired all the assets of Alveda Pharmaceuticals Inc. for 47 million. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/311169993&source=RSS Redi-Direct's mantra Do more, know more, sell more Redi-Direct Marketing started in 1989 as a plan drawn up by three guys on the back of a scorecard after a round of golf. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/311169993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119877&source=RSS Merck Animal Health buys Iowa vaccine maker Merck Animal Health is acquiring a maker of animal vaccines, it announced Thursday. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099993&source=RSS Businesses feeling pinch of unhealthy employees The burden increasingly rests on employers to prod employees into healthier lifestyles and bring health care costs down. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109869&source=RSS Edge Therapeutics names SVP Edge Therapeutics Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company, announced Thursday that W. Bradford Middlekauff has been named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109871&source=RSS Johnson Johnson agrees to acquire clinical-stage biopharma Johnson Johnson announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Novira Therapeutics Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Thu, 05 Nov 2015 09:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151104/NJBIZ01/151109901&source=RSS Rutgers announces initiative to build center to support adult autism Rutgers University has announced a new initiative to overcome a long-standing obstacle in the life of autistic individuals having a job and living independent lives. Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151104/NJBIZ01/151109901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151103/NJBIZ01/151109941&source=RSS Zoetis to acquire PHARMAQ for 765M Zoetis Inc. announced Tuesday it has agreed to purchase PHARMAQ, a vaccine and health products in aquaculture company, for 765 million. Tue, 03 Nov 2015 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151103/NJBIZ01/151109941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109972&source=RSS South Jersey water park announces 4M expansion A South Jersey water park is set to embark on a 4 million expansion. Mon, 02 Nov 2015 14:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151102/NJBIZ01/151109972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151028/NJBIZ01/151029780&source=RSS Clinical trial solutions firm names SVP of global operations, IT MedAvante Inc. , a Hamilton-based provider of signal detection solutions for clinical trials, has named a senior vice president of global operations and information technology. Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151028/NJBIZ01/151029780&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151027/NJBIZ01/151029806&source=RSS Brand protection company names SVP for sales Princeton-based brand protection technology company Systech International has named a new senior vice president of sales to lead its newly restructured and expanded sales team, it said Tuesday. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151027/NJBIZ01/151029806&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151027/NJBIZ01/151029809&source=RSS Merck tops estimates as earnings grow in Q3 Drugmaker Merck said its earnings rose in the third quarter, and it beat Wall Street analysts' expectations. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151027/NJBIZ01/151029809&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/151029842&source=RSS Asana BioSciences appoints CMO Bridgewater-based Asana BioSciences LLC announced Monday that it has appointed Dr. Louis Denis its chief medical officer. Mon, 26 Oct 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/151029842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269990&source=RSS Genetic testing Are we using it too much? When a hot new tech product hits the market, selling out is a good thing. But for medical services, that isn&#8217t necessarily the case. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269994&source=RSS Impacting the world Soligenix discovery could dramatically change vaccinations Here's the good news Vaccines that could help contain and even counter some of the world's deadliest known bio agents have been developed. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151023/NJBIZ01/151029886&source=RSS ACT Oncology appoints new chief medical officer Flemington-based ACT Oncology announced Friday that it has appointed Gerald Messerschmidt its new chief medical officer. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151023/NJBIZ01/151029886&source=RSS