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By Eric Strauss
Saddle Brook | November 7, 2017 at 11:46 am

7 11, 2017

Generic pharma firm signs HQ lease in Saddle Brook

2017-11-07T11:46:26+00:00

Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc., a generic pharma firm, has moved into a new headquarters in Saddle Brook after an ongoing period of growth, according to real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield. The company signed for 37,000 square feet at Park 80 West, a Class A property at 250 Pehle Ave., ...

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Generic pharma firm signs HQ lease in Saddle Brook 2017-11-07T11:46:26+00:00
6 11, 2017

NJEDA program worth $46M to 39 tech, biotech firms

2017-11-06T13:36:41+00:00

Dozens of technology and biotechnology companies in the state will get financial help, courtesy of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Through New Jersey’s Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program, 39 will share more than $46 million under approvals announced Monday. The competitive program is administered by EDA and the ...

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NJEDA program worth $46M to 39 tech, biotech firms 2017-11-06T13:36:41+00:00
6 11, 2017

Mallinckrodt buying Calif. firm; N.J. unit to work on key product

2017-11-08T08:28:53+00:00

Mallinckrodt plc, the U.K. pharmaceutical company that recently opened a Specialty Brands facility in Bedminster, is acquiring California-based Ocera Therapeutics and its therapy for hepatic encephalopathy. A Mallinckrodt spokesperson said the deal should mean work for the New Jersey unit, which will be involved in product development and a potential ...

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Mallinckrodt buying Calif. firm; N.J. unit to work on key product 2017-11-08T08:28:53+00:00
3 11, 2017

Interest in Camden grows, thanks to ‘Eds and Meds,’ study finds

2017-11-08T14:05:45+00:00

Proof that Camden’s redevelopment is having an effect, ever so slightly, on its favorability as a place to live and work was released by the Camden Higher Education and Healthcare Task Force this week. The report states there is demand for new and refurbished housing in the city, and that ...

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Interest in Camden grows, thanks to ‘Eds and Meds,’ study finds 2017-11-08T14:05:45+00:00
2 11, 2017

Trinitas seeking trauma center designation, citing terrorist activity

2017-11-06T11:55:09+00:00

Following a recent uptick in terrorist activity in the country, one hospital is questioning New Jersey’s readiness to handle an incident in one specific county: Union. Trinitas Regional Medical Center is rallying to be formally designated a Level II trauma center, which would put it in the receiving line for ...

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Trinitas seeking trauma center designation, citing terrorist activity 2017-11-06T11:55:09+00:00
2 11, 2017

Stem cell technology company names CFO

2017-11-02T12:53:26+00:00

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc., a stem cell technology company that has its U.S. headquarters in Hackensack, has named a former Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. executive as its new chief financial officer, it announced Thursday. The company, headquartered in Petach Tikvah, Israel, said Eyal Rubin will be responsible for all corporate ...

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Stem cell technology company names CFO 2017-11-02T12:53:26+00:00
1 11, 2017

Horizon’s Castner explains social media’s impact on politics today

2017-11-01T13:26:47+00:00

Talking Points is an occasional feature in ROI-NJ that recaps key speakers at business gatherings across the state. William Castner of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey spoke about the role of technology in health care advocacy at a New Jersey Business & Industry Association event Wednesday. “Washington, ...

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Horizon’s Castner explains social media’s impact on politics today 2017-11-01T13:26:47+00:00
1 11, 2017

Myths and misconceptions: Radiation oncologists and patients

2017-11-03T10:37:42+00:00

Dr. Catherine Kim’s care begins before treatment. As a radiation oncologist, she has to start with a thorough conversation with a patient that carefully addresses common misconceptions. “Breast cancer patients come in with a lot of fears about radiation therapy,” she said. “The biggest risk is that they’ll forego a ...

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Myths and misconceptions: Radiation oncologists and patients 2017-11-03T10:37:42+00:00
1 11, 2017

Clara Maass increases focus on Latino health

2017-11-03T10:37:57+00:00

Clara Maass Medical Center has made an effort to meet the needs of its growing Hispanic, and specifically Puerto Rican, population by opening the Center of Excellence for Latino Health last year. Mary Ellen Clyne, CEO of the hospital, which is part of RWJBarnabas Health, said it’s an important move ...

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Clara Maass increases focus on Latino health 2017-11-03T10:37:57+00:00
1 11, 2017

Cranbury infectious disease publication has new editor

2017-11-01T10:49:17+00:00

Contagion has a new editor in chief. The Cranbury-based digital and print publication provides infectious disease practitioners and specialists with disease-specific information designed to improve patient outcomes and assist with the identification, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Jason Gallagher comes from the School of Pharmacy at Temple University, ...

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Cranbury infectious disease publication has new editor 2017-11-01T10:49:17+00:00
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