Watertown biotech Selecta halts cancer drug trial after patient dies
Selecta Biosciences has halted a small trial of one of its cancer drugs after the death of one participant, sending shares of the Watertown biotech down. Selecta (Nasdaq: SELB) said it had halted a Phase 1 trial of its cancer drug candidate SEL-403 this week after reporting problems with two of the four participants. One patient died after developing pneumonitis, while a second developed a potentially life-threatening buildup of fluid around the he art, Selecta disclosed after markets closed Wednesday. Investigators… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Georgia company acquires biomedical firm in Tampa, names Laser Spine Institute founder its new CEO
A medical technology company out of Alpharetta, Georgia has acquired Tampa-based Regenerative Medicine Solutions LLC, a biomedical services company in an all-stock transaction. Medovex Corp. (OTCQB: MDVX) was formed to acquire and develop a portfolio of medical tech products and services with disruptive characteristics, the statement said. RMS manages Lung Health Institute, which specializes in cellular therapies to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other c hronic lung disorders. Bill… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

UA wins $1 million grant to fight opioid abuse in Alabama
A research unit at the University of Alabama ’s Culverhouse College of Business has received a $1 million grant from the Office of Justice Programs at the Justice Department.  The grant will enable the Institute of Business Analytics to develop a data-driven tool to help officials better understand the scope of the opioid epidemic in Alaba ma and how to better allocate resources.  The team includes Drs. Jason Parton, Dwight Lewis and Matthew Hudnall as investigators. The team will develop the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Grant awarded to expand opioid treatment to Medicaid population
A three-year federal grant will allow three area health providers to expand access to medication-assisted treatment to Medicaid recipients with opioid addiction. The $1.5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will see Endeavor Health Services working with the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Care Organization (GBUACO) and Monroe Health Plan, a Rochester-based company that operates YourCare Health Plan i n Buffalo. YourCare Health has been working… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Report: Franklin-based Acadia in sale talks
Acadia Healthcare could become the latest publicly traded health care company in Middle Tennessee to go private. On Thursday, Reuters reported that the Franklin-based behavioral health care giant is in talks with multiple private equity firms about selling itself after receiving buyout interest, according to sources familiar with the matter.  Acadia (Nasdaq: ACHC), which operates close to 600 facilities in 40 states and the United Kingdom, is Middle Tennessee’s fifth-largest publicly traded… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

South Bay Hospital promotes interim leader to CEO spot
South Bay Hospital has a new CEO and it's a familiar face. Daniel Bender, who's been serving as interim CEO over the past several months for HCA Healthcare's (NYSE: HCA) West Florida division's hospital, has been appointed CEO. He was serving an interim CEO when longtime executive Sharon Roush accepted a new position with Sarasota Memorial Hospital to h elp build its new Venice campus. Bender previously held the chief operating officer and ethics and compliance officer roles for the 138-bed hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Miami biotech receives $3.8M grant
A Miami-based biopharmaceutical company researching antidotes for aging-related diseases has received a $3.8 million grant. Longeveron LLC, founded in 2014, will use the new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant toward developing stem cell therapies for aging frailty, a physiological decline from aging that the company says heightens vulnerability to advers e and serious health conditions in older people. The syndrome affects 10 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

State reopening applications for rural hospital tax credits
The state is reopening applications for Georgia's rural hospital tax credit program, the Department of Revenue announced this week. The program was reported to have reached its $60 million annual cap for the first time ever back in July. The agency did not indicate why it later turned out the cap was not met and is still working to certify the dollar amount of credits that remain available. With the program failing to reach t he cap since its inception in 2016, legislative leaders responded this… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Here's another hospital system that won't take Highmark Medicare Advantage next year
Will impact about 4,000 patients in Uniontown. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Commentary: Ignoring our mental health doesn ’t work
Why do we hide from the truth about ourselves? Or try to push aside or rationalize feelings of depression, anger or extreme sadness for years, even decades? If you or your child had a broken bone, you wouldn’t hesitate for a minute to get medical help. You know that if you don’t, the situation will only get worse or the bone won’t heal properly. The outcomes for not addressing a mental health issue are exactly the same. Yet, sadly, we often hesi tate or make excuses. We do that because of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Vince Hillyer Source Type: news

Part of Qatar ’s $30M Harvey-relief donation will help reopen historic hospital
Harris County is receiving $2.5 million from the Qatar Harvey Fund to help reopen a Third Ward hospital.   This donation is part of a $30 million commitment that the State of Qatar made to Texas in September 2017 to help with the long-term recovery from Hurricane Harvey, according to a press release from Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. Emmett and Meshal bin Hamad Al-Thani, Qatar’s ambassador to the United States, signed a letter of commitment at an Oct. 17 ceremony, per the release.  Earlier… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Pulsinelli Source Type: news

UNC's Rex Health Ventures invests in iPad technology to monitor blood loss
Rex Health Ventures, the investing arm of UNC Rex, is investing in a California medical technology company that produces an iPad app that tracks blood loss for mothers during childbirth.   This week, Rex Health Ventures announced its participation in a recent $20 million fundraising round by Gauss Surgical.  Based in California's Silicon Valley, Gauss’ flagship technology, Triton, monitors surgical blood loss using digital imaging and machine learning on an iPad, through metho ds such as analyzing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

OHSU publishes huge cancer dataset to advance treatments for AML
It took researchers more than five years to assemble 672 cancer cell samples from 562 patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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UC Berkeley has big biotech plans for its old art museum
Conversion of the vacant 90,000-square-foot building from the former home of the Berkeley Art Museum Pacif Film Archive to a biotech incubator could be considered by the UC Board of Regents next month. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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They tackled chronic cough. Now with $54.5 million, this duo is targeting Alzheimer's and more
The team behind CuraSen sold their previous drug development company for up to $1.25 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Here are Portland's most philanthropic companies for 2018 (Final rankings)
With 40 companies landing spots within the PBJ's Oregon's top Corporate Philanthropists awards, it's easy to find a few good numbers to illustrate just how giving local companies can e. The Corporate Philanthropy honors are meted out based on total cash contributions. In 2017, that figure equaled $90.8 million, a drop from the record $113.4 million given out a year earlier. Still, the figure exceeded the amount given in 2013, 2014 and 2015. What's more, 148 Oregon and Southwest Washington companies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Paid sick leave opposition optimistic relief will come from courts
What happens in Austin's Third Court of Appeals could determine the fate of an ordinance affecting San Antonio businesses set to take effect in August 2019. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Investment giant banking on hospitals ’ need for cleaner equipment
Private equity giant The Riverside Company, which has a major office in Dallas, is capturing a bigger swath of the market for tracking surgical equipment for hospitals in a deal announced Wednesday. The firm has acquired Applied Logic, Inc. out of St. Louis. The company provides software used by hospitals to make sure their surgical tools have been sterilized. The plan is to fold Applied Logic under Censis Technologies, a company that was already a leader in this slice of the health care spac e when… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jon Prior Source Type: news

Presbyterian Homes acquires stake in Twin Cities health care provider serving seniors
Nonprofit senior-living provider Presbyterian Homes& Services has reached a deal to buy a 50 percent stake in Twin Cities geriatric medical group Genevive. North Clinic, an independent physicians practice based in Brooklyn Park, is the seller in the transaction. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The ownership change goes into effect Jan. 1. Minneapolis-based Allina Health System will retain its 50 percent stake in Genevive, which serv es patients at long-term and transitional-care… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Why Glens Falls Hospital will affiliate with Albany Med after year-long search
The decision to affiliate is intended to help Glens Falls weather the continuing changes in the health care industry. Much of the industry is consolidating as health systems look for ways to manage rising costs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Another hospital will affiliate with Albany Med
Glens Falls Hospital plans to affiliate with Albany Medical Center to improve operational efficiency at both hospitals and better coordinate care for patients. The hospitals announced Wednesday morning they have started the affiliation process. Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health have partnered with Albany Med in recent years. Adding Glens Falls Hospital will bring the total number of beds to 1,507, with about 2.5 million outpatient visits an nually. The largest hospital system in the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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IBC Foundation gives Caron $185K to support its battle against opioid addiction
IBC Foundation's grant will be used by Caron to expand its substance abuse disorder education and prevention initiatives throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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21 Phoenix-area hospital executives hit the 7-figure salary mark
With Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine earning nearly $9 million to lead the way, nearly all of the 25 highest-paid hospital executives in the Phoenix area earned more than $1 million, tax records of the area's largest nonprofit hospital chains showed. The health care firms' IRS Form 990 records for 2015-16 show that although fewer executives were in the seven-figure bracket in comparison to last year's list, (21 to 27), the total for this year's top 25 was $45.1 million, up from $43.6… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dale Brown Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins All Children's implements CPR mannequins throughout hospital to save lives, cost (Video)
Dr. Jennifer Arnold places her hands together and in a repetitive motion applies pressure on a baby's chest inside Johns Hopkins All Children ’s Hospital. "Don't compress quite so fast. Compress a little slower." "Great. That's right!" A computer shouts to medical director Arnold, and she cheers that she passed the test of which the hospital's staff will now be trained on CPR by performing compressions on adult- and infant-sized ma nnequins. "With this type of training, our providers are going… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Velicept raises another $15M to advance overactive bladder treatment
Velicept Therapeutics said Tuesday it raised an additional $15 million through an expansion of its series B financing. The Malvern pharmaceutical company plans to use the funding to support the completion of two mid-stage clinical trials of its lead new drug candidate Solabegron, which it is developing as a treatment for people with overactive bladders. Dr. James Walker, president and CEO of Velicept, said the fu nding will also enable the company to prepare for phase-III clinical studies — the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

UnitedHealth has bought another billion-dollar pharmacy business
UnitedHealth Group Inc. ’s Optum business has disclosed it bought Avella Specialty Pharmacy, a previously unannounced deal that closed in the third quarter. The Minnetonka-based health care giant revealed the acquisition in an earnings announcement Tuesday. Phoenix-based Avella distributes specialty drugs, which typical ly are high-cost and treat complex conditions.  UnitedHealth didn’t disclose terms of the deal, which will bring Avella under the umbrella of the United's OptumRx pharmacy-benefits… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Why this specialty pharma is suing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
A specialty pharmacy just aimed a lawsuit at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, accusing the state ’s largest health insurer of “wrongfully” nixing its network participation agreement and costing it hundreds of customers in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Largest Greater Cincinnati Nursing Homes
Sources: medicare.gov, Ohio Dept. of Health. Star ratings come from health inspections, staffing and quality of resident care measures. NA - not applicable. It is not the intent of the Cincinnati Business Courier to endorse list participants or to imply that rank has any correlation to quality of service. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Premiums for Mass. small businesses among nation's highest, says report
Employers with fewer than 50 employees paid close to $8,000 for the average premium, the second-highest in the nation, according to data presented at the state ’s annual Cost Trends Hearing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Atrium Health plans for $116M hospital in Union County
Charlotte-based Atrium Health is moving forward with plans to open a new hospital in western Union County. Atrium filed the application Monday for a certificate of need to build a 150,000-square-foot facility, dubbed Atrium Health Union West, on the corner of U.S. Highway 74 and Stallings Road in Stallings. The proposed hospital would include 40 beds, including 30 beds for medical/surgical patients, si x for labor and delivery and four for intensive care. Atrium's plan also includes 10 bays for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Cesca Therapeutics lays off three executives to cut costs
Rancho Cordova-based Cesca Therapeutics Inc., a developer of technologies for cell-based therapies, is cutting three executive positions in an attempted cost-saving measure. The positions of chief operating officer Vivian Liu, senior vice president of development Joseph Balagot and an unnamed “member of the managerial team” were eliminated, the company said in a news release Tuesday. Cesca declined to disclose the name of the third executive, but said in an email to the Business Journal that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Florida Hospital to hold November nurse hiring event
Florida Hospital is holding another hiring event for registered nurses across its health care system. The nonprofit provider will hold in-person interviews on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Candidates can register online for the in-person event and have the potential to be hired on the spot. Registered nurses make about $63,270 annually on average in the Orlando metro area, according to the U.S. Bure au of Labor Statistics. Locations the hospital will hire at include: Altamonte Apopka Celebration Florida… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Albany health system CEO to discuss health care, economy with Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett will discuss health care and the economy on Wednesday with Dr. James Reed, the president and CEO of St. Peter's Health Partners. The 30-minute conversation, taking place in Omaha, Nebraska, will be live-streamed at this link at noon. Reed is the chairman of the board of MLMIC Insurance Co., the state's largest medical malpractice insurer. National Indemnity Co., a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, earlier this month comple ted the $2.5 billion acquisition of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Young Source Type: news

OHSU researcher finds face-to-face contact better for veterans than Facebook
Facebook wasn't detrimental to veterans' mental health but they derived more benefit from meeting with family and friends in person. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Atria in $3 billion deal to expand its footprint
The company and its partner in the venture, a New York firm, will initially look at developing sites in major metros with high costs-of-living. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Boston biopharma commercializing Nationwide Children's gene therapies to add Columbus office, 100 jobs
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. plans to open the first phase of its Gene Therapy Center of Excellence in Columbus by spring and expand throughout 2019 – eventually 85,000 square feet and 100 high-paying jobs. The CEO thinks Columbus could be for gene therapy what Cambridge is for biotech. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Following its $3.2B valuation, here's where a Tennessee startup plans to expand
SmileDirectClub has raised its first round of private equity capital, for a total of $380 million at a valuation of $3.2 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Former Blue Cross MN CEO lures Minnesota execs to California firm he's leading
Michael Guyette has recruited two health care executives formerly based in Minnesota to roles at his new employer, VSP Global. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

D.C. Council approves emergency bill requiring permission for hospitals to close
The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to advance a bill that would require hospitals and health care facilities to get approval from the city ’s health department before closing. The emergency measure clarifies existing legislation to give the authority to approve or disapprove these types of closures to D.C. Health and the State Health Planning and Development Agency, which already handles the city’s Certificate of Need process to a pprove facility openings and expansions. It reflects the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

UnitedHealthGroup subsidiary gobbles up Avella Specialty Pharmacy
UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s OptumRX subsidiary has acquired Phoenix-based Avella Specialty Pharmacy. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based insurance giant announced the acquisition in its third-quarter 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Avella was bought along with Renton, Washington-based Genoa Healthcare. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Avella's roots date back to Ma y 1996, when pharmacist John Musil bought a local pharmacy before the age of 26. He immediately changed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Legislators to revisit health care bill 'as early as possible,' DeLeo says
House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Tuesday that legislators will take another crack at a health care overhaul in the upcoming session, with negotiations beginning earlier than last year and including a look at MassHealth reform. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Immune Design lays off workers and shifts course after halting lead cancer vaccine trial
The layoffs amount to about 20 percent of Immune Design's workforce in Seattle and San Francisco. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Development team discusses what's driving large new Shavano Park medical building
The 75,000-square-foot building will be home to a newly formed group of doctors, surgeons and medical professionals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

Wake Forest School of Medicine moves community clinic to Innovation Quarter
A free clinic run by medical students at the Wake Forest School of Medicine has a new home in downtown Winston-Salem. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center physicians have for the past decade supervised School of Medicine students engaged in the school's Delivering Equal Access to Care program, which brings health care to underserved populations. The clinic has moved from the Community Care Center on New Walkertow n Road to the School of Medicine's Bowman Grey Center for Medical Education at Innovation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon augments office to livestream procedures, film commercials
Dr. Jon Mendelsohn, a plastic surgeon who operates Advanced Cosmetic Surgery& Laser Center in Norwood, is augmenting his office by building a production facility that will be used to livestream both cosmetic and surgical procedures. The facility also will be used to make commercials, including taping patients as they recount their cosmetic and surgical transformations as part of the ongoing “True Selfies” series created by Mendelsohn to promote his practice. “We’ve had tremendous success… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Startup developing HPV vaccine raises $2.75 million
PathoVax plans to initiate Phase 1 clinical trials for its HPV vaccine in the first half of 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

How much big pharma has given to U.S. legislators in Kentucky, S. Indiana
The nation's largest pharmaceutical companies have doled out about $11.9 million in campaign contributions during the current midterm election cycle. That's according to a new analysis of campaign contribution disclosures by Kaiser Health News, a nonprofit news service supported by the San Francisco-based Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. KHN recently published a database of campaign contributions to the principal campaign committees and leade rship PACs for current members of Congress. (You can… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Neighborhood Health plans Black Rock expansion
Just days after completing a move for its Hamburg site, Neighborhood Health Center is making plans to expand again, this time at its Black Road headquarters. The nonprofit health center, founded in 1986, plans to expand its treatment center at 155 Lawn Ave. by renovating the existing space. The project comes in response to growing demand in the Black Rock/Riverside community, where the organization provides primary care and specialty services on a sli ding scale to a largely low-income population. Just… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Warren wary of FDA digital health pilot program with local support
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has joined other top democratic legislators in questioning a new FDA approach that could potentially bring digital health tools to market faster. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Dr. Meghan Nadeau wants to make breast cancer screening more accessible
Nadeau, a plastic and reconstruction surgeon at the Polyclinic, set out to provide screening for young women at risk for breast cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lambert Source Type: news