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August 30, 2011 — WOBURN,MA, August 30, 2011  Avantra Biosciences Corporation today announced that effective immediately it is changing its name to Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.  The company will continue to use the Avantra name for their proteomics portfolio,…
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August 25, 2011 — Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPGY) has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its drug Firazyr to treat hereditary angioedema (HAE), adding to its stable of treatments for rare diseases. The UK-based pharmaceutical company, whose rare…
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August 24, 2011 — MARLBOUGH,Mass., August 24, 2011 – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced that Mark Iwicki, formerly Sunovion’s President and Chief Operating Officer, was named as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer…
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August 23, 2011 — DANBURY, CT, August 17, 2011 – IMS Health today announced the launch of IMS MIDAS Biosimilars™, a market measurement tool that enables clients to assess the value of treatments and guide commercial decisions in this rapidly developing…
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August 23, 2011 — August 22nd, 2011--Biotech and Non Profit Executive to Lead International Biological Repository into New Phase of Growth Addgene, a non-profit biological repository based in Cambridge has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Dr.…
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August 19, 2011 — By Lori Valigra, Mass High Tech correspondent Watertown drug-delivery company pSivida Corp. is expanding beyond eye treatments into orthopedics with an evaluation agreement with Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.Company president and…
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August 16, 2011 — Host-Targeted Antiviral Blocks JC Virus Entry Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc., an emerging leader in infectious disease, announced today that it has received FDA clearance to commence a Phase II proof-of-concept trial for its lead compound IkT-001.…
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August 10, 2011 — Companies to Utilize Rich Genetic, Clinical and Molecular Data with Supercomputer Analytics to Identify Biomarkers of Immuno-Inflammation    Cambridge, Mass., August 10, 2011 - GNS Healthcare, Inc., (GNS) the leading healthcare analytics…
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August 3, 2011 — MassBio member Enzymatics has been chosen for one of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's 2011 Small Business of the Year Awards. This year’s awards honor the ‘Top 10’ small and high-growth businesses in the Greater…
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August 1, 2011 —  CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc. (IMDx) today announced it has received CE-Mark for a high-throughput automated assay for the detection of C. difficile, including the A-B+ 1470 variant, as well as the…
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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.