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Ohio’s pediatric clinical excellence continues

Once again, four Ohio children’s hospitals are ranked in the top 25 in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” issue. And once again, that’s more than any other state. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center receives top in-state honors by ranking third overall. U.S. News didn’t publish rankings beyond the top 11, so BioOhio […]

June 24, 2011

Battelle and affiliated national labs nab 19 of R&D 100 Awards

Quite a dominating performance at the event known as the “Oscars of Innovation.” Battelle and the national laboratories it manages and co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy won 19—nearly one fifth—of the coveted R&D Magazine’s R&D 100 Awards that note the most significant scientific accomplishments of 2010. The awards are highly regarded in the research and […]

June 23, 2011

Ohio CRO lands $97 million contract with U.S. Army

Hinckley, Ohio-based ClinicalRM is no stranger to government and military biomedical research. As of today, they are $97 million more familiar with such work. A full-service contract research organization providing expertise in basic and applied research, clinical trials, and regulatory support, ClinicalRM announced today it has been awarded a new, 5-year, $97MM research support contract titled […]

June 22, 2011

Life Core Technologies tabs Ohio biomedical veteran as CEO

Life Core Technologies, a Broadview Heights company that has developed a series of products that improve outcomes by preventing brain damage through a novel approach to therapeutic hypothermia, today announced Michael Burke as president and chief executive officer. Burke, the former president and CEO of Imalux, Inc., has over 35 years of experience in the […]

June 16, 2011

ChanTest, FDA to collaborate on cardiac drug safety research

Cleveland-based ChanTest Corporation has entered into a research collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). The overall goal of the collaboration is to improve the prediction of cardiac safety by developing new non-clinical assays, databases and computational models that can be used to assess the risk […]

June 14, 2011

Ohio Schools Repeat As Science Olympiad National Champions

The 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament is the pinnacle of achievement for 120 of the country’s best Science Olympiad teams, representing more than 2,000 students. It’s safe to say that this year’s “best of the best” live and play in Solon, Ohio. The University of Wisconsin at Madison was the site of the 27th Science Olympiad National […]

June 10, 2011

Northeast Ohio’s biomedical cluster gets USA Today’s attention

Big story in today’s USA Today describes Northeast Ohio as being “among a growing number of regions that are combating the loss of traditional factory jobs by developing industry clusters in fields such as biomedicine, renewable energy and aerospace.” Several BioOhio members are quoted, and the BioOhio-led Bioworkforce Training Partnership Grant receives some much-deserved attention.

June 7, 2011

AssureRx success bodes well for Cincinnati bioscience growth

A Cincinnati Enquirer article frames AssureRx as a poster child of Cincinnati’s support of emerging bioscience companies. They deserve the accolades. Here’s an excerpt: And not only had Sequoia and Claremont Creek Ventures decided to invest in AssureRx – they agreed to let the company stay in Cincinnati. The March 25 announcement culminated six years […]

June 4, 2011

Ganeden Biotech sells dietary supplement rights

Schiff Nutrition International (NYSE: WNI) has purchased the worldwide exclusive rights to use Ganeden Biotech’s market-leading probiotic technology in the over-the-counter and dietary supplement space for $40 million. As part of the deal, Shiff also will own the leading brands under which BC30 is currently sold, Sustenex and Digestive Advantage. Cleveland-based Ganeden Biotech and Schiff also intend […]

June 3, 2011

Southeast Ohio start-ups strut stuff at BioVenture & Innovation Showcase

Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute hosted the fourth annual BioVenture & Innovation Showcase last week in Athens. The event highlighted start-up companies in Southeast Ohio, including several launched from Ohio University faculty research. The event featured six start-up companies or technologies poised to make an impact on southeastern Ohio. Here we’ll focus on the three […]

June 2, 2011