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May 24, 2011 — WESTON, Mass., May 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced the launch of "Women in MS," an educational initiative to address both the advantages and challenges female clinicians experience in treating…
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May 19, 2011 — Charlotte, NC (May 18, 2011) – Ridgemont Equity Partners (“Ridgemont”), a middle market buyout and growth equity firm, today announced the closing of a majority investment in partnership with management in Gallus Biopharmaceuticals, LLC…
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May 19, 2011 — Bedford, MA - (May 19, 2011) – Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, today named Michael J. Mullen Chief Financial Officer. Mullen will lead the financial planning, accounting, human resources, supply…
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May 12, 2011 — Fatty Acid Synthase found to be better predictor than PSA Pittsfield – Worcester, MA -- Biomarker pioneer Nuclea Biotechnologies, Inc. today released new research that could significantly alter and improve the way prostate cancer is diagnosed and…
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May 9, 2011 — Chiome Bioscience Inc. (Head Office: Ichigaya Tamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Masaaki Fujiwara; hereinafter referred to as “Chiome”) is proud to announce the successful generation of antibodies against a G-protein-coupled…
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May 3, 2011 — BOSTON - May 3, 2011 - Immunetics, Inc. today announced it has been awarded a $2.4 million, 3-year Phase II SBIR grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support clinical trials…
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April 26, 2011 — CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) and Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (FivePrime) announced today that they have entered into an antibody funded research agreement for the discovery of…
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April 21, 2011 — Project to Create Jobs, Add to City Tax Base, and Develop New Space for WPI and Companies to Grow in WorcesterWORCESTER, Mass.  –   Beginning the next phase of growth at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Gateway Park, community…
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April 15, 2011 — Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. hosted a breakfast reception on Friday, April 8 to honor the achievements and creativity of individuals living with mental illness in the Metrowest region. The reception was hosted in partnership with Employment Options, a…
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April 14, 2011 — Major Progress Developing Ensemblins Against Challenging Drug Targets Yields Payment to Ensemble and Transfer of Successful Program to BMS Macrocycle Platform Reaches New Levels of Productivity against Challenging Drug Targets …
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Membership Deliverables

MassBio Membership gives you:

Purchasing power-MassBio negotiates a broad-based collection of services on behalf of member companies and passes the savings on to its members. 

Networking and professional development-MassBio organizes and executes numerous conferences, committee meetings, and networking events throughout the year.

MassBio Signature Events-Attend our Investors Forum, Innovator Roundtables, Pharma Days, our Golf Classic Fundraiser, Policy Leadership Breakfast, and many others.

Public policy & Advocacy-As the state's leading advocate for our life science super cluster, we fight for public policy initiatives and tax incentives in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., that will enable biotechnology companies to do their best work.

Economic development-MassBio provides expert advice and guidance to help companies find suitable locations and resources as they move to and grow in the Bay State. We make Massachusetts a better place for your business.

Visibility/Resources-Members are listed on a searchable directory that includes a profile and link to the company's website. We highlight your company's latest news by posting to our MassBio member news page. In addition, members can post job openings on our website free!

Educational incentives-We promote education, workforce development and lifelong learning through the MassBioEd Foundation. The foundation customizes training programs for companies and educational institutions and promotes science in the classroom through BioTeach. MassBio members receive a discount on courses offered by the foundation.