NCBiotech News

We work hard to bring you the stories about the life science community in North Carolina. Every once in a while, we add a little news of our own. Read some of those stories below, or check out some of our perspectives on our staff blog.

Robert Jordan III
Bob Jordan, a visionary leader who helped build the foundation for North Carolina’s global life science leadership, died today at the age of 87. 
Cover of Window on the Workplace 2020
The newly published 2020 edition of the “Window on the Workplace” study analysis says North Carolina's long-term commitment to biopharma workforce readiness will need to adjust and grow to meet coming demand.
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Early registration for next month’s Venture Connect Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center closes on Feb. 14, offering discounted admission to the entrepreneurial showcase and networking event.
Duke scientist puts slides into scanner
Duke scientists say an instrumentation grant from NCBiotech enables them to use cutting-edge digital imaging and AI technologies to advance cancer research, diagnostics and to support a vast new initiative called AI Health.
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T3D Therapeutics has enlisted an all-star team of Alzheimer’s disease experts to guide the science behind its potential drugs for treating the affliction.
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T3D Therapeutics is launching a Phase 2 clinical trial with its unique product candidate, T3D-959, to treat mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Carrot field
Learn how large ag tech companies decide what to pursue when they’re looking 15 years into the future at the next Ag Tech Professional Forum Feb. 19 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
Bioscience ventures in southeastern NC can compete for up to $20,000 in awards this spring through a new program created by NCBiotech and supported by UNCW and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Lung images
A successful Phase 3 trial of Polarean Imaging’s drug-device combination for lung imaging has the Research Triangle Park company poised to seek next-step advice from FDA regulators.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 23 grants and loans totaling $2.1 million during the past fiscal quarter to bioscience companies, universities and non-profit organizations.
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Altavant Sciences, headquartered in Cary, is balancing the development of two promising compounds to treat two rare respiratory diseases.
LIQ861 particles
Morrisville-based Liquidia Technologies has filed a New Drug Application with the FDA for LIQ861, an inhaled dry powder using its micro-particle engineering technology to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 Alcami headquarters building
Alcami Corp., a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) headquartered in Durham and with major operations in Wilmington, has expanded its drug-making capacity by acquiring TriPharm Services.
Karen LeVert
Pappas Capital, a Durham-based investor in early-stage life sciences companies, has appointed Karen LeVert as venture partner.
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AskBio has launched a unique outreach program, called AskFirst, to communicate information and support during clinical trials to patients and their families.