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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
Early last week, the Rhode Island Department of Health received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the first human case of West Nile virus in Rhode Island in 2016. more
Phoenix House in New England announced the appointment of Daniel J. McCormick as its new senior vice president and executive director; he succeeds Patrick B. McEneaney, who retired in July 2016 after working for 17 years at Phoenix House. more
More than 500 swimmers participated in the seventh annual Swim Across America fundraising swim at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett earlier this month. Collectively, they raised more than $158,000 for cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital. more
In July 2016, Amanda Leite became executive director of the American Heart Association - Southern New England, after previously serving as senior Heart Walk director for the organization. She talked with Providence Business News about the AHA’s role in helping Rhode Islanders reduce their risks of heart attacks and cardiac disease and her new role with the AHA. more
Ortho Rhode Island has collaborated with UnitedHealthcare to dedicate more resources to care coordination among Ortho RI’s providers and primary care physicians. 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
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