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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
Thomas R. Bryan is a financial adviser at Bryan & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. A global association recently recognized him for demonstrating “exceptional professional knowledge, client service and ethical conduct,” which he talks about with Providence Business News. more
Mark Clermont was recently named president of Provant Health Solutions Inc., a privately owned company that is a national leader in workplace well-being. Clermont will spearhead the East Greenwich-based company’s strategic development and growth. He talked with Providence Business News about his expertise in well-being programs and how workplace well-being is a “win-win” for all involved. more
1 How did Newport attract this year's World Match Racing Tour and what type of audience will the free, public stopover bring? Sail Newport has an international reputation for running first-class regattas. By collaborating with the state and … more
Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
Megan Moynihan is principal architect of Oyster Works LLC, an architecture and project management company, based in Charlestown, that specializes in designing buildings to withstand problems associated with climate change. Earlier this year, Moynihan received the Green Architect Innovation Award at the Building the Sustainable Future conference at Rhode Island College. more
Gaurav Khanna, an associate professor and associate director of the Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talked with Providence Business News about his research into black holes. Khanna worked with researchers at Georgia Gwinnett College and the University of Maryland to develop the first-ever computer simulation of the interior of a rotating black hole. Their research was supported by the National Science Foundation. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Dr. Ghada Bourjeily is an attending physician in pulmonary services and obstetric medicine and director of research at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. She treats patients at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her recent research has focused on sleep-disordered breathing and its impact on cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes during pregnancy. more
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
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