PDI names new head of R&D

PDI, a Woodcliff Lake-based infection prevention solutions company, has named a new head of research & development, it announced this week. The company said veteran executive Michael Yang will be its senior vice president of...

Ortho gets $12.85M BARDA contract for ongoing COVID test work

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a Raritan-based in vitro diagnostics company, has been awarded a $12.85 million government contract to continue its work on a COVID-19 diagnostic test, it announced this week. The company said it will...

University Hospital awarded $182K to help enroll residents in ACA programs

University Hospital has been awarded $182,203 in state grant funding to help enroll under- and uninsured New Jersey residents in Affordable Care Act health plans, the hospital announced Tuesday. Hospital CEO Shereef Elnahal said the...

How 2020 is this? Quest piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 tests

How’s this for the ultimate in touchless service? Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it is teaming up with Walmart and DroneUp on a pilot program to provide drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home self-collection kits to...

Investment firm hires CEO for health care portfolio company

Ignite Venture Studio, a Princeton-based investment company focused on the digital health and beauty sectors, has hired a CEO for a new portfolio company that aims to simplify how primary health care is delivered...

Digital pharmacy company raises $5M in seed round

DiRx Inc., a digital health company focused on access to generic drugs, raised $5 million in a seed funding round, it announced recently. The Monroe-based company said the round was conducted through a private placement...

Child care assistance program for working families now open for enrollment

With working parents around the state looking to find child care solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday the opening of the window for applications to the state’s COVID Child Care...

Tonight’s virtual Genius Gala will feature 4 ‘COVID Challengers’ as well as 3 Genius...

The Liberty Science Center’s Genius Gala is an annual celebration of some of the brightest minds from around the country — and around the globe. It’s an appreciation of visionary scientific achievement that normally...

Murphy to announce Monday that N.J. has passed 200K COVID-19 cases

The state of New Jersey most likely will top 200,000 COVID-19 cases when Gov. Phil Murphy gives his daily update at 1 p.m. Monday. The state announced 457 positive cases Sunday, pushing the cumulative total...

Murphy to higher-income residents: Help us ‘make investments’ into middle class with millionaire’s tax

Saying many middle-class families throughout New Jersey are on the brink of financial collapse due to COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a millionaire’s tax Thursday that he said is aimed at helping those burdened...

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Lowenstein Sandler names new chair of International Finance Practice

Roseland-based law firm Lowenstein Sandler has hired a new chair of its International Finance Practice, it announced this week. Rossie E. Turman III joined the...

Bed Bath & Beyond, going digital-first, names new chief tech officer

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has named a new chief technology officer as part of its transformation into a digital-first customer experience. Scott Lindblom, who...

J&J is 4th to begin Phase 3 COVID trial: What does that mean —...

Johnson & Johnson became the fourth company to begin a Phase 3 assessment of its COVID-19 vaccine, announcing Wednesday it has begun a 60,000-person...