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Report: Cancer deaths hitting U.K. in wallet

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

A new report says the difference in cancer survival rates between England and rest of Europe has stood at about 10% for the past 20 years, and closing that divide would add about £117 million ($180 million) a year to the U.K. economy.

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Boston hosts Biopharm America

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Biopharm America, which is designed to spur strategic relationships by way of a Web-based service that sets up face-to-face meetings and more, kicks off today in Boston with more than 450 companies, 680 delegates and 770 licensing opportunities on the roster.

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Vital announces workforce, cost reductions

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Vital Therapies, a biotherapeutic company developing ELAD, a cell-based therapy targeting the treatment of liver failure, has announced a workforce reduction of about 30% and plans to institute across the board expense reductions to conserve capital. The company expects to record personnel-related severance charges of $1.2 million, primarily in the quarter ending Sept. 30.

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