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Flaws with a heart device that Medtronic PLC bought last month as part of a $1 billion deal have been deemed potentially life-threatening by U.S. regulators. more
Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
The Slater Technology Fund on Monday announced it is committing another $250,000 to the biomedical company ProThera Biologics, bringing Slater’s total investment in the company to $950,000. more
Pfizer Inc. decided not to split in two separate companies, opting against what could have been one of the biggest breakups in the drug industry’s history after four years of it called an “extensive evaluation.” more
Memorial Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital have received grant funds from the National Institutes of Health, as part of an NIH national initiative called Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes. more
Rhode Island Hospital will receive $1,877,090 in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental Influence on Children’s Health Outcomes initiative, which studies how environmental factors in early development influence the health of children and adolescents. more
Rhode Island received $216,697 in awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors in the state. more
The winner of the fourth Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition put on by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine believes that information technology can empower food service enterprises, from restaurants to universities, to prepare fresher, sustainable food for their customers. And at the same time, farmers can use the technology to find a more robust and consistent marketplace for their goods. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership in an effort to advance treatment and expand research. Details will be finalized early next year. more
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