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TARGET PharmaSolutions, Allergan Join In Liver Disease Study

Clinical data company TARGET PharmaSolutions of Chapel Hill will collaborate with Dublin-based Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company, to study a major liver disease and future treatment options for it.

New Cancer DNA Test Shows Greater Sensitivity, Paper Says

A genetic test developed by MultiGEN Diagnostics of Greensboro is 1,000 times more sensitive than current methods in detecting a key mutation in cancer, according to a newly published scientific paper.

WUNC Broadcasts Update on NC's Life Science Impact

WUNC, the University of North Carolina Public Radio station, devoted a 12-minute segment of the weekday show “The State of Things” to the state’s life science sector today.

Clinical Sensors Awarded Over $1.5M in NIH Grants to Advance Nitric Oxide Diagnostic for Sepsis

Clinical Sensors Inc., a small diagnostic device company in Research Triangle Park, has won two grants totaling more than $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of its point-of-care device that measures a patient's blood nitric oxide level within a few seconds.

NeuroTronik Raises $23.1 Million to Advance Heart Therapy

By Barry Teater, NCBiotech Writer

NeuroTronik Inc. of Durham has closed on $23.1 million in Series B preferred stock financing to advance its therapy for treating acute heart failure in hospitals.

The Durham-based venture capital firm Hatteras Venture Partners was a major investor, along with lead investor Boston Scientific Group and others including Synergy Life Science Partners, Lord Baltimore Investment Partners, Mountain Group Capital and Sovereign’s Capital.

Craft Technologies Gets CDC OK for Estradiol Measurement

Craft Technologies, a small contract laboratory in Wilson, has received federal certification in the measurement of estradiol, a metabolite of the sex hormone estrogen that is useful in assessing many diseases and disorders.

RTP's AgTech Accelerator Puts $5M Into Skyline Vet Pharma

RTP's AgTech Accelerator has made a $5 million investment to establish a new animal health company, Skyline Vet Pharma, to in-license and develop drug delivery technologies aimed at improving veterinary treatment of companion animals – primarily dogs and cats.

Vote Today for NC Companies Creating Buzz at BIO International Convention

Three young North Carolina life science companies are competing in this year’s Buzz of BIO competition.

Ravila Gupta Picked to Lead CED

Triangle attorney and business leader Ravila Gupta will become president and CEO of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), effective April 17.

WFU Leads $20M Regenerative Medicine Efficiency Effort

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is leading a $20 million effort to apply advanced manufacturing techniques that can speed the regenerative medicine process for creating replacement tissues and organs.

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