Updated September 30 at 12:30am
Life Sciences
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EpiVax Inc. has received a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health through the Small Business Innovation Research program to improve a vaccine for the H7N9 avian influenza virus. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday authorized development of the $45 million Garrahy parking garage, a project sought by the developer of a proposed life sciences and mixed use center on the Interstate 195 lands. more
Wexford Science & Technology LLC announced Thursday it has become an independent company, owned and operated by its existing management team, that will focus on managing and operating university-focused research and innovation districts. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
Isaac Ginis, an internationally renowned hurricane expert, is a professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Ginis, who was the first scientist to show the role the ocean plays in the path and intensity of hurricanes, talks with Providence Business News about his research and the 2016 hurricane season. more
It's no secret there's an organ shortage in the United States and elsewhere throughout the world. Each day, 79 people on average receive organ transplants in the U.S. At the same time, 22 people on average die waiting for a transplant, … more
Susan Meschwitz, an assistant professor of chemistry at Salve Regina University, has had peer-reviewed research, which was co-authored by chemistry major Emily Poulin, published recently. Their research, which discovered that a class of organic molecules are proving effective in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, could interest the members of Olympic sailing, triathlon and rowing teams competing in polluted waters at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. more
University of Rhode Island graduate student in marine biology, Ashley Marranzino, made a discovery about the sensory system of a group of deep sea fishes called dragonfishes. more
Kelly Nevins is the first full-time executive director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s health care technology network group. She spoke recently with PBN about its short- and long-term goals and her role with the organization. more
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