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Cliff Michaels Named Director of Technology Transfer

December 9, 2019

Cliff Michaels, former interim director of the Office of Technology Transfer at Emory University, has been named director of Georgia State University’s Office of Technology Licensing & Commercialization, which helps university scientists bring their inventions and discoveries from the lab into the marketplace. Michaels spent 13 years in the Office of Technology Transfer. He holds…

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UPS promotes Marken CEO to lead new Healthcare and Life Sciences unit

December 3, 2019

UPS tapped a leader to oversee the company’s new health-care initiatives. United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) on Tuesday said it promoted Wes Wheeler to president of the company’s Healthcare and Life Sciences unit. The move is effective immediately. The company announced plans in October to align all of its healthcare and life sciences operations…

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UPS eyes precision logistics for health-care push

December 2, 2019

UPS is banking on “precision logistics” to be a major component of its health-care push. The Wall Street Journal reports United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) will debut “early next year” its real-time tracking service of medical packages that uses a combination of high-powered sensors that interact with Bluetooth, cellular and Wi-Fi technologies, and data analytics. The…

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Careers in Life Sciences Video interview: Meet Tyler Thompson, Quality Assurance Administrator at ArunA Bio

November 27, 2019

Enjoy this brief interview with Tyler Thompson, Quality Assurance Administrator at ArunA Bio. Thompson received a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Biology as well as a Master’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Bowling Green State University. Dendreon is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company and a pioneer in the development of immunotherapy. For over twelve…

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Takeda plans 65% increase in plasma manufacturing capacity

November 26, 2019

Takeda commits to 65% increase in plasma manufacturing capacity to support business acquired in takeover of Shire. Shire grew into a leader in plasma-derived therapies through its $32bn takeover of Baxalta, the Baxter spinoff that had a portfolio of such products and the infrastructure to manufacture them. Takeda took control of those assets at the…

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Intent Solutions Partners with AT&T to Streamline Data Transmission for tad

November 22, 2019

Direct Streaming of Near Real-Time Prescription Adherence Data to Clinicians, Healthcare Providers; Using AT&T Connectivity Marks Significant Step Forward for Intent’s Mission ATLANTA, Nov. 22, 2019 / — Intent Solutions, an Atlanta-based company that provides technology to secure medications and track prescription adherence, is collaborating with AT&T to integrate LTE-M cellular technology into the new…

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