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Med school rankings: N.J. schools have some of most diverse classes in U.S. (and...

New Jersey’s medical schools scored well on the national rankings for the most diverse programs in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of graduate programs, which were released...

$3.86M in HUD funding awarded for Healthy Homes initiative in Hackensack and Newark

U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker recently announced a total of nearly $3.86 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the city of Newark and Greater...

CarePoint reopens Transitional Care Unit in Bayonne

CarePoint Health has reopened the 15-bed Transitional Care Unit at Bayonne Medical Center, it announced Friday. The New Jersey Department of Health has granted approval for the reopening of the facility, which includes private and...

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...

For logistics firm Antares, working in pharma presents challenges — and opportunities

The pharmaceutical industry is New Jersey’s perennial list topper when it comes to measuring what drives the state’s economy, but logistics is never far behind. And, just as often in the Garden State, the two...

Monkeypox vaccination sites added in Camden and Bergen Counties

Two additional vaccination sites for monkeypox have been added in Camden and Bergen counties, joining the three other community sites announced last week, according to an announcement from the New Jersey Department of Health...

Virtua Health signs LOI to acquire Lourdes system

  Virtua Health System has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to acquire Lourdes Health System, multiple sources told ROI-NJ.  All of the sources requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak about the deal.  Discussions have been taking place...

Why (economic) impact of indoor dining may not truly be felt for months

Peter Sedereas was grateful Saturday when he looked around the diner his family literally built and has operated since 1987 and saw customers sitting inside and enjoying a meal for the first time since...

NJDOL expands business partnership program into health care, energy, logistics

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development is partnering with regional business leaders to launch initiatives in health care; energy; and transportation, distribution and logistics, it announced this week. The state said the...

Atlantic Health launches COVID recovery program

Atlantic Health System has launched its Atlantic COVID Recovery Center, a multidisciplinary health care program focused on helping survivors of the coronavirus in their recovery. The Morristown-based system said the program, which will be based...

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Novo’s $16.5B takeover of Catalent takes next step

Stockholders of Somerset-based health care company Catalent Inc. have approved its acquisition by Novo Holdings, parent of Novo Nordisk, it announced Wednesday. The deal, which...
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J&J paying $1.25B to Numab for skin disease treatment

Johnson & Johnson is paying approximately $1.25 billion in cash to Numab Therapeutics for the global rights to a novel, investigational first-in-class antibody for...

NJBIA adds O’Connell, Rafanello to its board of trustees

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association has added two executives to its board of trustees, it announced Wednesday. Citizens’ Rebecca O’Connell, recently promoted to...

R&J promotes Johnson to account director

Marketing and public relations agency R&J Strategic Communications, based in Bridgewater, has promoted Dan Johnson to account director, it announced Wednesday. In his new role,...

Merck to pay up to $3B for ophthalmology-focused biotech EyeBio

Merck, the Rahway-based pharmaceutical giant, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eyebiotech Ltd., a privately held ophthalmology-focused biotechnology company, for $1.3 billion...