Case Western Reserve University

Gates Foundation to support Ebola-affected countries, accelerate treatment evaluation

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, based in Seattle, Wash., will be supporting efforts in Guinea and other Ebola-affected countries to scale up the production and evaluation of convalescent plasma and other convalescent blood products as potential therapies for people infected with the Ebola virus. Various drug candidates also will be evaluated, including the experimental antiviral drug brincidofovir.

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CSSi launches new division: CSSi LifeSciences

Thursday, June 12, 2014

CSSi, a patient recruitment solutions provider, has formed a LifeSciences division. This entity was created to complement CSSi’s service offerings by providing guidance and support for all phases of the product lifecycle, from product concept and early planning to post-approval compliance and surveillance.

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Midwest healthcare companies raise $758 million in 2013

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Midwest healthcare companies attracted $758 million in new investments across 217 companies in 2013, according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Venture Investment Report. As with the nationwide trend, Midwest investment decreased from 2012. Ohio ($296 million) and Minnesota ($228 million) led Midwestern states in attracting investment dollars.

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