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Life Sciences
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The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
Voyager Therapeutics, a gene therapy company developing treatments for fatal and debilitating diseases of the central nervous system, has entered into a strategic collaboration with MassBiologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. more
Ross McCurdy, a science teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, was recognized at the White House as a merit winner of the Richard C. Bartlett Award and the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education. McCurdy's hands-on … more
After receiving surgery for stage 3 rectal cancer three years ago, Pamela Lambert's oncologist asked her if she could go to the bathroom without issues and she lied. "When he first asked me, I would outright lie to him because I didn't want … more
Medtronic PLC will spend as much as $458 million to buy Twelve Inc., becoming the latest medical-device giant to buy an experimental product to replace the heart’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. more
When dirt collects in a motorcyclist’s open fracture after an accident, bacteria may adhere to any implant, like stainless steel staples, that the surgeon inserts, and removing that bacteria can be traumatic and costly to the patient, says Dioscaris R. Garcia, a pharmacologist and microbiologist at Materials Science Associates LLC in North Kingstown. more
Older patients who aren’t expected to live more than another decade are still being screened too often for cancers, causing more harm than good, a study found. more
Angus C.F. Taylor, president and CEO of Hexagon Metrology, was recognized with an honorary doctorate from the University of Rhode Island. Taylor has been a strong advocate of the university's international engineering program and he has been on the … more
To Amgen Inc.'s Senior Manager for Manufacturing Jimmy Fleming, the task of ensuring that he and his team are producing a quality product is of the utmost importance – professionally and personally. Fleming's sister is one of the more … more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
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