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.

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Durham-based 410 Medical has launched a new and improved version of LifeFlow, its medical device for treating life-threatening low blood pressure, shock and sepsis in critically ill patients.
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Raleigh-based Merz North America has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market a treatment for blepharospasm, or involuntary blinking, in adults.
Nandini Mendu, Ph.D., and Michelle VonCannon of NCBiotech's Agriculture Sector Development team sit down to discuss our efforts expand North Carolina's animal health and nutrition sector.
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The nearly $5 million in equity that Cary-based Phoenix Cardiac raised this month should enable it to gain European approval of its medical device that fixes a heart valve problem, according to its founder and CEO.
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Hydromer Inc., a company producing polymers for use in medical, industrial and “green chemistry” applications, is moving its headquarters and manufacturing from New Jersey to North Carolina.
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Burlington-based LabCorp has launched a new diagnostic test that brings precision medicine to certain cancer patients.
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The National Science Foundation has just awarded Johnston Community College a $283,880 grant to train technicians for jobs at major biomanufacturing plants in the area.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 37 grants and loans totaling more than $1.6 million to universities, bioscience companies and other organizations in the third quarter of its fiscal year.
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The Research Triangle area is one of three finalists being considered for the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture, involving nearly 700 jobs.
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It was a fortuitous connection when Jay Annis, an entrepreneurial nurse anesthetist from Farmville, was able to team with Farmville’s newly expanding medical device manufacturer D R Burton to build a better intubation device.
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Durham-based MED-EL USA is giving away merchandise through a Facebook campaign leading up to Mother's Day, to help raise awareness of the importance of hearing and interventions that can help restore access to the world of sound.
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Local scientists tell attendees at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s May Ag Tech Professional Forum how increasing nighttime temperatures have a dramatic, negative effect on plants.
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The co-chairs, event team and awards committee have been selected for Triad BioNight, a June 20 event in Greensboro that will celebrate bioscience growth and honor industry leaders in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region.
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Lindy Biosciences, a biotech company developing innovative drug formulation technology that was bootstrapped by a loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has now completed a $1.6M Series A round.
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The National Cancer Institute and Eva Garland Consulting have teamed up to help small businesses apply for Phase I of the federally funded SBIR and STTR grant programs.