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    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    The American Life Sciences Innovation Council awarded Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) the 2020 Champion of Health Care Innovation Award in an online presentation held Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.  The award recognizes Hudson's past and current efforts in Congress and in North Carolina to protect and nurture the important policies that position America as the world’s leading force in the innovative life ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    The American Life Sciences Innovation Council awarded Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) the 2020 Champion of Health Care Innovation Award in an online presentation held Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.  The award recognizes Tillis' past and current efforts in Congress and in North Carolina to protect and nurture the important policies that position America as the world’s leading force in the innovative life ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 08, 2020
    Building a pipeline of diversity and establishing inclusivity as a core organizational value were among the topics discussed by panelists during the last installment of LaunchBio's webinar series, Let's Talk About, for 2020. The presentation, "The Right Track | Increasing Inclusivity in 2021," was held Wednesday, Dec. 9. Panelists included Jordyne Blaise, J.D., director of diversity equity and ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 02, 2020
    NCBIO has named David Etchison as its new communications director. Etchison has more than 25 years of experience in communications, public relations and marketing. He served as director of communications for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 15 years and most recently ran email marketing for UNC-TV.  Etchison succeeds Brenda Summers, Ed.D., ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    A new executive order from the Trump administration that slashes Medicare payments to hospitals and physicians for certain medicines will hurt patients’ access to care and financially stress already overburdened hospitals and innovation-based pharmaceutical companies, according to NCBIO, the NC Biosciences Organization.   On Nov. 20, President Donald Trump announced an interim final rule with ...read more
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    Thursday, November 19, 2020
    A COVID-resilient environment and clinical trials was the topic of discussion at a virtual forum hosted by NCBIO November 19.  The concept of virtual or decentralized trials has been around for a while, but COVID-19 forced companies and the FDA to act. Biopharma, regulatory and CRO representatives shared their perspectives on decentralized trials, their challenges and limitations, and on COVID-19 ...read more
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    Thursday, November 12, 2020
    DURHAM, N.C. — Neal Fowler, CEO of Liquidia Technologies, has been named the new chairman of the NCBIO Board of Directors, and five new members have joined the board. New officers and the 2020-21 executive committee were elected at the board meeting Thursday, November 12.   “We are very pleased that Neal has agreed to serve as our board chair,” said Sam Taylor, president of NCBIO, the North ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
    Single-use supply chain strategy, moving to an electronic quality management system and applying AI and machine learning to microscopy were the topics discussed during the Virtual BIO Business Solutions Spotlight webinar presented by the NC Biosciences Organization for its members Wednesday, Oct. 28. Timothy Korwan, director, new product innovation for Avantor Fluid Handling Solutions, took ...read more
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    Monday, October 05, 2020
    Four days of sessions on elections, policies, COVID-19 and more comprised the 2020 NCBIO Annual Meeting held Sept. 29 to Oct. 2.  “We are living through extraordinary challenges,” BIO CEO  Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath said during the closing session of NCBIO Annual Meeting. “I  hope it is a turning point in the public’s understanding of why science matters. Biotech and science are the catalysts ...read more
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    Friday, October 02, 2020
    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization awarded Roy Cooper, governor of North Carolina, its 2020 Governor of the Year Award. Cooper was presented the award virtually at NCBIO’s 2020 Annual Meeting.   BIO’s annual award recognizes governors for leadership in public service, commitment to public health, and dedication to advancing biotechnology in their state.   “Innovations in life sciences ...read more
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