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NAMSA receives tax credit for expansion

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved a 60 percent, 7-year tax credit to North American Science Associates (NAMSA) for the creation of $800,000 in additional payroll as part of […]

September 27, 2011

An Ohio State, Michigan collaboration that has nothing to do with football

In a recent article outlining the goals of the soon-to-be launched National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS), NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D. noted that the current research process for […]

September 26, 2011

Ohio researchers awarded grants from muscular dystrophy group

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest non-profit organization in the U.S. focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has awarded three separate $50,000 exploratory awards to researchers […]

September 22, 2011

Bioscience career event slated for Cleveland

Following the success of their Linking Engineering Talent to Opportunity events in 2009 and 2010, the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) will team up with BioOhio this fall for the “Linking Talent to Opportunity […]

September 21, 2011

Case biology professor-researcher seeks to build pipeline of minority biomedical scientists

An article in the latest issue of New Scientist examines efforts to get people from ethnic minorities into science. “Academic diversity: expanding the pipeline” highlights two success stories, one is […]

September 20, 2011

Battelle opens Center for Life Sciences Research

With Governor John Kasich on hand today in West Jefferson, Battelle cut the ribbon on the centerpiece of its nearly $200 million investment in Central Ohio — the new Center […]

September 16, 2011

Amylin reports positive trial results for exenatide extended-release

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly and Company, and Alkermes announced new analyses from clinical trials demonstrating patients treated with the investigational diabetes medication Bydureon (exenatide extended-release) experienced significant improvements in select […]

September 13, 2011

Two Cincinnati area biomedical firms prepare for growth

BioOhio members AssureRx and Medpace are in growth mode. One is adding key personnel, while the other is adding foreign offices to its expanding global footprint.

September 12, 2011

Caron Products breaks ground on expansion

Caron Products & Services busted out the shiny shovels yesterday for a major addition to its current manufacturing and operations facility in Marietta, Ohio. Caron’s temperature control products include many used […]

September 9, 2011

New courses at UC to fill pharma, biotech talent pipeline

The Department of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics faculty at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine recently have been contemplating curriculum to serve Ohio’s growing bioscience industry. After reaching out to […]

September 8, 2011