December 19, 2013
Harvard-Spun Curoverse Raises $1.5M to Build Biomedical Big Data Platform
Biomedical big data is receiving a new platform.Curoverse announced Wednesday the Harvard-spun startup has raised $1.5 million to accelerate the development of Arvados, its open-source computational storage platform currently being used at the Harvard Personal Genome Project andHarvard Medical School.
November 21, 2013
UNC Kenan-Flagler Distinguished Alumni Award
The UNC Kenan-Flagler Distinguished Alumni in Healthcare is given out each year at the annual UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Conference to recognize a KFBS alumnus with extraordinary career accomplishments in the healthcare industry.
November 14, 2013
G1 Therapeutics to Present at Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum
Chapel Hill, NC, November 1, 2013 – G1 Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has been selected as a MAIN/Stage presenter at the 2013 Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum to be held November 6-7 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Christy Shaffer, Ph.D., Executive Chair of G1’s Board of Directors, will present to the audience of potential investors and partners on the afternoon of November 6. Jay Strum, Ph.D., President of G1, will also be in attendance.
October 16, 2013
G1 Therapeutics Raises $12.5M Series A Financing Led by MedImmune Ventures
Chapel Hill, NC, October 16, 2013 – G1 Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has raised a Series A financing of $12.5M that will enable the advancement of its lead clinical candidate through the filing of an Investigational New Drug application (IND) and initial clinical testing. The financing was led by MedImmune Ventures. Co-investors include Hatteras Venture Partners and Mountain Group Capital.
August 12, 2013
“IMPACT: The Art and Science of Making a Difference”
Did you ever meet someone and think-WOW, they are really making a difference-this is IMPACT! Christy Shaffer is one of these individuals. In this age of convergence, IMPACT is not only a reality, but it is a necessary skill for us as individuals, members of our organizations and the entire community. Join WIB and learn what IMPACT is, and how we can develop the skills and attitudes to make a real difference.
July 12, 2013
Molecular diagnostics company GeneCentric collects $2.5 million for cancer tests
Using the genetic properties of tumors to classify them more specifically and determine whether they may respond to anti-angiogenic drugs has netted a two-year-old diagnostics firm a .5 million round.
June 24, 2013
Triangle has become epicenter of global CRO industry
When Jeff Williams was thinking about starting a pharmaceutical services company a decade ago, his first impulse was to locate the business along the coast of Florida so that, during his off hours, he could indulge his passion for the beach.
June 13, 2013
Hatteras leads NeuroTronik Series A financing
Medical device startup NeuroTronik, which was spun out of a Chapel Hill business accelerator just 11 months ago, has raised its first round of outside funding: $13.1 million that is earmarked for continued development of a system to treat heart failure.
May 6, 2013
TiE Atlanta awarded Christy Shaffer the 2013 Venture Capital Entrepreneur Award at the TieCON Southeast conference
TiE Atlanta’s marquee event, TiECON Southeast 2013, celebrated TiE Atlanta’s 15th Anniversary.
March 1, 2013
Robert Ingram wins Life Science Leadership Award at 2013 CED Life Sciences Conference
Former Glaxo chair Robert Ingram won the Life Science Leadership Award Thursday afternoon, a presentation that was part of the 2013 CED Life Sciences Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center.