NCBiotech News

We work hard to bring you the stories about the life science community in North Carolina. Every once in a while, we add a little news of our own. Read some of those stories below, or check out some of our perspectives on our staff blog.

State of the Region 2019
The Research Triangle region hosts a growing ag tech industry as it combines history and innovation, draws on both urban and rural resources, and thrives on partnerships among private companies, government and academic institutions.
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Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, (AskBio), a Research Triangle Park platform company playing a key role in North Carolina’s global gene therapy leadership, got a $235 million vote of confidence today.
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Durham-based Mycovia Pharmaceuticals, a developer of drugs in women’s health, has shown that its oral drug candidate VT-1598 is active against Candida auris, an emerging multi-drug resistant fungal pathogen that presents a serious global health threat.
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Speakers at an NCBiotech forum say personalized medicine is finally here to stay. And, driven by recent advances in genomics and lower genetic testing and sequencing costs, it’s transforming healthcare as we know it.
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FHI 360, a Durham-based international nonprofit human development organization, has launched a subsidiary called FHI Clinical as a full-service contract research organization to manage complex clinical research in resource-limited settings around the world.
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Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem have signed a memorandum of understanding with Atrium Health to create a medical school campus in Charlotte.
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Triad BioNight 2019, an event showcasing bioscience growth and honoring industry leaders in the Piedmont Triad region, is scheduled for June 20 at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center in Greensboro.
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Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company based in Germany, hosted a topping off ceremony last week to celebrate the $100 million expansion of its pharmaceutical manufacturing campus in Wilson.
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HemoSonics -- a Charlottesville, VA-based business with R&D and manufacturing operations in Durham -- is about to expand after receiving FDA marketing authorization for its Quantra Hemostasis platform for use during cardiac and major orthopedic surgeries.
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CiVentiChem, a pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company with international headquarters in Cary, has been purchased by Sterling Pharma Solutions, a British company in the same business.
Thermo Fisher biomanufacturing site in Greenville
A Thermo Fisher facility in Greenville that has become one of North Carolina’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, is getting another $74 million upgrade to support the growing global demand for biomanufacturing services and biologics products.
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Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., an urban office REIT focused on collaborative life science and technology campuses, has officially opened the Alexandria Center for AgTech – Research Triangle, and has begun its second phase development.
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Wake Forest School of Medicine continues its Exploring Ethics 2018-2019 series “Taboo Topics: Evidence-based Strategies for Navigating Tough Conversations in Pediatric Oncology Care” this Thursday, April 4, from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Winston-Salem.
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Raleigh-based Applied LifeSciences & Systems (ALSS) closed an $8 million Series A equity financing this month to accelerate development of its innovative technologies for individually vaccinating chickens at their time of hatching to reduce the need for antibiotics later.
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Humacyte, a regenerative medicine company based in Durham, has demonstrated that its human acellular vessels (HAVs) repopulate with a patient’s own cells to form a living vascular tissue.