Updated April 21 at 2:21pm
Life Sciences
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NsGene Inc.’s innovative brain-repair therapy couldn’t have come at a better time, as one of the neurodegenerative diseases it would treat – Parkinson’s disease – has gotten a lot of press lately. more
IlluminOss Medical has received conditional approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration to conduct a clinical trial for treatments of impending and pathologic fractures in the humerus due to metastatic carcinoma. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $125,000 in grants to fund work on shoreline protection and the shellfish industry by the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. more
President and CEO of NsGene talks about the value of locating the company in Providence. more
A low-cost supercomputer is being used to study black holes and cybersecurity at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where it was built using 176 Sony PlayStation 3 gaming consoles stored in a refrigerated shipping container. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
Nabsys Inc. has begun a search for CEO candidates with experience in life sciences commercialization, as the company moves closer to bringing its high-speed DNA sequencing technology to market, current CEO Dr. Barrett Bready told Providence Business News. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $18.8 million to the Rhode Island Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, the largest federal award received by the program to date. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and state legislators will join University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and other school officials on Monday afternoon for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the URI Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. more
The recent change in leadership at IlluminOss Medical, a commercial stage medical device company focused on minimally invasive orthopedic fracture repair, reflects its changing direction, according to those familiar with the company. more
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