22:17 , May 17, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: AstraZeneca, Certara, Longas

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) said Sunil Verma will become VP, head of breast cancer strategy and global clinical leader in R&D oncology. Verma was head of the department of oncology at University of Calgary and...
23:59 , Mar 6, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

JPM, Berkshire, Amazon name healthcare venture Haven

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) named their healthcare venture Haven . The venture will test this year how changes in traditional healthcare could drive patient...
22:35 , Feb 21, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

JPM, Berkshire, Amazon venture to test how best to shake up benefits scheme

The ABC healthcare venture will test this year how changes in traditional healthcare could drive patient satisfaction, lower costs and improve value -- before it implements any strategy. Details on the secretive venture, launched last...
18:38 , Feb 5, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JPM venture hires Kutan as CTO

Serkan Kutan started in January as the CTO of the healthcare venture from J.P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). He was CTO of Zocdoc Inc. (New York, N.Y.), a...
01:15 , Dec 22, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

A year of digital progress at Novartis

Novartis AG Chief Digital Officer Bertrand Bodson is capping off his inaugural year with the pharma’s first approval of a digital therapeutic and 10 deals under his belt to integrate new technologies throughout the company....
19:24 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Amazon joins NIH's STRIDES Initiative

Amazon Web Services Inc., part of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), has joined NIH's Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative, which will allow researchers participating in the initiative access to Amazon's...
22:26 , Oct 12, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Biotech stocks ride tech rally

Biotech indexes ended the week on a positive note but it wasn’t enough to salvage the week. The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI), SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI), BioCentury 100 and NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index (BTK)...
23:40 , Oct 10, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Biotech slides with broader market

Biotech indexes fell Wednesday, mostly in line with the broader markets, marking significant mid-week losses. The moves come among continued trade tensions with China and follows the Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the third...
00:16 , Sep 5, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Amazon, Berkshire, JPM name COO of healthcare company

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) General Manager of Digital Health Jack Stoddard started Tuesday as COO of the healthcare venture launched this year by J. P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A; NYSE:BRK-B) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)....
03:01 , Sep 1, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

A pathway to Biopharma 3.0

As market and social forces continue to tighten around the biopharmaceutical industry, drug companies need to start evolving toward a new business model that both capitalizes on the potential of new technologies and accommodates society’s...