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.

Chiese headquarters in NC
Chiesi USA, Inc. and some 150 employees at its Cary headquarters contributed more than $980,000 worth of time and money to Triangle area charities in 2019.
Clinical research organization Aperio Clinical Outcomes is the newest tenant in downtown Durham’s progressive American Tobacco Campus.
FUJIFILM Morrisville expan 2020
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. has broken ground on a $54 million, 31,778-square-foot expansion of its biomanufacturing facilities in Morrisville.
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North Carolina’s biopharma manufacturing market is hot at the moment – with an estimated 5,000 new jobs projected for the sector by 2025, according to a recent study.
RDU Terminal
NC's life science leadership is propelled by the healthy growth of RDU.
Ag Forum panel
Company panelists at NCBiotech's Ag Tech Professional Forum agreed on several key elements affecting their decisions about what products to pursue.
Candida in petri dish
Durham-based Mycovia Pharmaceuticals has extended its Phase 3 clinical trials of its lead drug candidate for treating recurrent yeast infections in women.
Colorado potato beetle
GreenLight Biosciences, headquartered in Boston, expects to double the size of its Research Triangle Park plant and data science operation over the next two years.
Lung illustration on protective vest
Raleigh-based biotechnology company Arrevus has received an Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for its ARV-1801, an oral antibiotic to treat cystic fibrosis lung infections, .
Rendering of new Audentes factory in Sanford
Audentes Therapeutics, a San Francisco gene therapy company, today announced plans for a $109.4 million, 209-employee gene therapy production facility in Sanford, a short distance from a $600 million Pfizer gene therapy campus under construction.
Robert Jordan III
Bob Jordan, a visionary leader who helped build the foundation for North Carolina’s global life science leadership, died today at the age of 87. 
Cover of Window on the Workplace 2020
The newly published 2020 edition of the “Window on the Workplace” study analysis says North Carolina's long-term commitment to biopharma workforce readiness will need to adjust and grow to meet coming demand.
Venture Connect 2020 logo
Early registration for next month’s Venture Connect Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center closes on Feb. 14, offering discounted admission to the entrepreneurial showcase and networking event.
Duke scientist puts slides into scanner
Duke scientists say an instrumentation grant from NCBiotech enables them to use cutting-edge digital imaging and AI technologies to advance cancer research, diagnostics and to support a vast new initiative called AI Health.
T3D logo
T3D Therapeutics has enlisted an all-star team of Alzheimer’s disease experts to guide the science behind its potential drugs for treating the affliction.