Updated December 3 at 6:25am
Biotechnology
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A five-year, $11.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Brown University to launch the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence to study cancer, preeclampsia and severe lung infections. more
The University of Massachusetts was granted 62 utility patents in 2015, putting the school at No. 30 on a list of the Top 100 worldwide universities that were granted U.S. patents. more
Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a drug used in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round of the state’s Innovation Voucher Program for applications on Tuesday at an event hosted by Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. more
Edward Bozzi, associate professor and coordinator of the University of Rhode Island Biotechnology Program, talked about Rhode Island BioScience Leaders, the organization that he helped found three years ago, with Providence Business News. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for $1.6 million in venture capital investment in the third quarter, according to The MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers based on data from Thomson Reuters. more
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
Katherine Gordon, managing director of the Technology Ventures Office at Brown University, discusses the mission of the office with Providence Business News. Gordon, who has been in her position for seven years, also talked about how the proposed Wexford Science & Technology innovation center project could lure additional companies to Rhode Island. more
When the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Cell and Microbiology saw an opportunity to help address the needs of Rhode Island’s biotech and pharmaceutical companies and satisfy student interest, it ran with it. more
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