00:05 , May 20, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Henri: N of 1

Gaucher’s disease had swollen Brian Berman’s spleen to the size of a basketball and physicians at NIH told the three-year-old’s parents that it had to be removed. It was 1984, there was no effective treatment...
17:22 , May 15, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Orphan drug giant Termeer passes away

Henri Termeer, the former chairman, president and CEO of Genzyme Corp. and one of the handful of individuals who personified the biotech industry in its early decades, passed away May 12 at age 71. Termeer...
07:00 , Oct 3, 2005 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

LifeCell board of directors update

LifeCell Corp. (LIFC), Branchburg, N.J.   Business: Dermatology   Appointed: Michael Minogue, president, chairman and CEO of Abiomed Inc.; and Robert Roche Jr., EVP of worldwide pharmaceutical operations at Cephalon Inc.  ...
08:00 , Feb 10, 2003 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Acusphere management update

Acusphere Inc. , Watertown, Mass.   Business: Drug delivery   Hired: John Thero as SVP of finance and administration and CFO, formerly SVP of finance and CFO at Abiomed Inc.  ...
07:00 , Oct 8, 2001 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Select Therap management update

Select Therapeutics Inc. (XZL), Woburn, Mass.   Business: Cancer   Hired: Douglas McNair as SVP of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, formerly VP of clinical affairs at Abiomed Inc.  ...
07:00 , Jul 23, 2001 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Exact Sciences management update

Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS), Maynard, Mass.   Business: Diagnostics/Imaging, Cancer   Hired: Stephen Read as VP and controller, formerly VP and corporate controller at Renaissance Worldwide and Concentra Managed Care; David Nikka as VP of...
08:00 , Nov 11, 1996 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Abiomed Inc. other research news

ABMD received a $750,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental Research to develop a periodontal probe to measure periodontal health. ABMD will construct hand-held prototypes and conduct clinical studies to validate the probe's performance,...