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THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL has received a $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery to research "superbugs" and to look for potential new drugs. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

The Miriam Hospital receives $9.4M grant to study antibiotic resistance

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has received a five-year, $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an NIH Center for...
DR. JOSIAH RICH will be the pricipal investigator at the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence on Opioids and Overdose at Rhode Island Hospital. The COBRE project has been granted $11.8 million in a phase I grant from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

R.I. Hospital receives $11.8M federal grant to establish opioid research center

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has received an $11.8 million federal grant to address the opioid epidemic by establishing the Center of Biomedical Research...

Rubius Therapeutics enters agreement to buy former Alexion site in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD – Rubius Therapeutics Inc., the Cambridge, Mass.-based company recently approved by the R.I. Commerce Corp. for up to $9 million in incentives to...
the prop: This pair of hand-decorated pumps with New England Patriots logos and red sequin trim took Tracy Schorner about three hours to make. She’s worn them to work during the playoffs and when she and friends watch a game together.  / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Tracy Schorner, 37

SENIOR MANAGER, MANUFACTURING – AMGEN RHODE ISLANDWhere do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Hopefully doing something impactful, rewarding and challenging, though part...

BBJ: Rubius Therapeutics raises $241M in IPO, highest for biotech company...

PROVIDENCE – Cambridge, Mass.-based Rubius Therapeutics Inc. raised $241 million in its initial public offering Wednesday, the highest for a biotechnology company in Massachusetts...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. board of directors will consider $399,330 in Innovation Vouchers and $225,000 in Network Matching Grants. Above, Jesse Saglio, president of Commerce RI. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Commerce RI board approves $399K in innovation vouchers

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. met Thursday afternoon and approved Innovation Vouchers for eight companies and Network Matching Grants for two companies.Commerce RI...

Amgen’s focus on its employees’ future a workplace plus

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 1. ENTERPRISE | Amgen Rhode Island Employees in R.I.: 640 Tia Bush, vice president of site operationsThe 640 employees at West Greenwich...
EMPOWERED: Employees gather outside Dominion Diagnostics’ North Kingstown headquarters to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary. / COURTESY DOMINION DIAGNOSTICS LLC

Dominion Diagnostics LLC

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 9. LARGE COMPANIES | Dominion Diagnostics LLC Employees in R.I.: 295 CEO Robert M. Garvey Jr. Questions answered by: Robert M. Garvey Jr.What...
The CENTER FOR NEURORESTORATION and Neurotechnology at the Providence V.A. received a five-year $4.5 million funding renewal. Above, Benjamin Greenberg, associate director of the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's Center Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, or CfNN, left, and Leigh Hochberg, Brown engineering professor and the center's director. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/WINFIELD DANIELSON

Neuroscience center at Providence V.A. gets $4.5M funding renewal

PROVIDENCE – The Rehabilitation Research and Development Center for Neuroresotration and Neurotechnology at the Providence V.A. Medical Center, or CfNN, received a five-year, $4.5...
MIRIAM HOSPITAL'S Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research was awarded $9.1 million in NIH grants. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Miriam Hospital CFAR awarded $9.1M NIH grant

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has been awarded a $9.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund continuing initiatives at its...
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