New Brunswick, NJ, March 11, 2013 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) is pleased to partner, once again, with Montclair State University to sponsor PharmFest, a premier forum that explores emerging issues and trends in the biopharmaceutical and medical technology industry.
“PharmFest 2014: The Decade Ahead” will be held on Thursday, April 3 in the Conference Center on the campus of Montclair State University.
Keynote addresses will be presented by John Castellani, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmaceutical and Research Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and Dr. Richard Evans, Founding Partner and Research Analyst at Sector & Sovereign Research, LLC and author of Health and Capital. Read the rest of this entry »
New Brunswick, NJ, March 10, 2014 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) and NEHI (The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) will host “Innovation in an Era of Payment Reform: How Will New Jersey’s Life Sciences Companies Respond?” on Tuesday, April 1 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Monroe South Brunswick in Monroe Township, NJ.
Health care payment reform is already transforming the way health care providers deliver care throughout the United States. Payment reform will not only influence the quality and cost of health care, it will also impact innovation in New Jersey’s historically dynamic life sciences sector. Read the rest of this entry »
Lawrenceville, NJ, March 6, 2014 — Amanda Ippolito reports in The Star-Ledger that Rider University professor Jim Riggs surpassed $1 million in grants this month, but he wasn’t keeping track.
Riggs’ newest grant from the National Institutes of Health brought his total grant awards while working at Rider to $1.3 million.
The biology professor’s interest in research began when he took part in a research project funded by the NIH at the Medical Biology Institute in California from 1988 to 1991. Read the rest of this entry »
Trenton, NJ, March 4, 2014 — The New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) today announced its strong support for the provisions in Rutgers’ University’s five year strategic plan calling for expanding collaboration with the business community.
NJBIA believes that promoting collaboration with business represents the kind of forward-thinking that has proven successful in other states and is essential to New Jersey’s long-term economic prosperity, New Jersey Business & Industry Association Senior Vice President Melanie Willoughby said today. Read the rest of this entry »