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Pfizer to deliver 10% more doses to U.S. by end of May- CEO

April 13, 2021

(Reuters) -Pfizer Inc can deliver 10% more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to the United States by the end of May and meet its target of supplying 300 million doses two weeks earlier than expected, Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said in a tweet on Tuesday. Pfizer had promised to provide the U.S. government with…

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American Cancer Society to hire Karen Knudsen as its first female CEO

April 13, 2021

The American Cancer Society is set to hire its first female CEO. The Atlanta-based nonprofit said Monday that Karen E. Knudsen will take over as chief executive of ACS and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, starting June 1. She succeeds Gary Reedy, who has served as both organizations’ CEO since 2015. Reedy, 64, announced…

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Antios Therapeutics Raises $96 Million in a Series B Financing

April 12, 2021

Funding will support the Phase 2 clinical program of ATI-2173 in HBV Soleus Capital led the round with new major investors RA Capital Management, Adage Capital Management LP, Pontifax and Aisling Capital as well as Altium Capital, Amzak Health, Granite Point Capital Management, LP, and Life Sci Venture Partners and participating existing investors Lumira Ventures,…

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SCBIO CEO Konduros accepts new leadership position, COO Erin Ford appointed interim CEO by SCBIO Board of Directors

April 7, 2021

Exiting CEO credited with reinvigorating organization, building team and investor base to “take South Carolina life sciences to an entirely new level”; SCBIO to conduct national search for new CEO SCBIO Chief Executive Officer Sam Konduros – who has led the rejuvenation of South Carolina’s investor-driven economic development organization exclusively focused on building, advancing, innovating and growing the…

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Georgia to lift all remaining COVID-19 restrictions

April 7, 2021

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) announced on Wednesday that all remaining COVID-19 restrictions in the state will be lifted starting Thursday.  “We know hard-working Georgians cannot endure another year like that last. That is why beginning tomorrow we are loosening the remaining restrictions on our economy here in Georgia,” Kemp said in a video statement Wednesday. That means Georgia businesses will…

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Georgia Bio Names Milton High School Senior as 2021 Georgia BioGENEius Winne

April 6, 2021

Priya Soneji Advances to International Competition Against Top Students ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Georgia Bio and the Georgia BioEd Institute today named Priya Soneji, a senior at Milton High School in Milton, GA, as the winner of the 2021 Georgia BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research and innovation in the biotechnology field.…

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