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May 26, 2022

Want to honor your health care hero?

Now in its 16th year, the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes program was created to recognize excellence, promote innovation and commend the efforts of those making a significant impact on the industry in New Jersey. But you need to hurry to enter your nomination, which is due June 5.

GenScript cPass
May 26, 2022

GenScript, fellow NJ biotech partner on COVID-19 antibody test distribution

An agreement with a Euroimmun subsidiary based in Mountain Lakes allows the company to offer the kit – which can help patients determine whether their current vaccinations or boosters are providing adequate protection – in the U.S. and Canada.

Cooper University Health Care, Roberts Pavilion - Camden Campus
May 26, 2022

Cooper University Health Care reports data incident

The Camden provider said it learned of the unusual activity in December and immediately launched an investigation — assisted by independent cybersecurity experts — to determine what had happened, and whether personal or protected health information had been accessed or acquired without authorization.

May 26, 2022

Teva settles with West Virginia for $110M over opioid claims

The Parsippany pharmaceutical company agreed to pay $75 million over 15 years in addition to $8 million in attorneys’ fees and costs incurred during the trial. It will also provide the state its opioid-overdose treatment, valued at $27 million, over 10 years.

Puzzle DNA
May 25, 2022

Citius Pharma to split into two companies

In preparation for the commercialization of its two late-stage products, the biopharmaceutical firm plans to form NewCo to focus on developing and commercializing its treatment for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Organization Organization Chart Building Business
May 24, 2022

Insmed promotes Wise to CCO

Drayton Wise joined Insmed Inc. in 2014 and most recently served as senior vice president, head of U.S., and general manager of Arikayce, the company's FDA-approved lung disease drug.

New Jersey's aid in dying law goes into effect on Aug. 1, 2019.
May 24, 2022

Central Medical Supply acquires three companies

The moves expand the Flanders supplier's reach further across the Garden State as well as into eastern and central Pennsylvania and upstate New York and Connecticut.

Dr. Peter Shin, Englewood Health chief of medicine
May 24, 2022

Englewood Health appoints Shin as chief of medicine

Dr. Peter Shin, who has served as section chief of hospital medicine since 2015, succeeds Dr. Alexandra Gottdiener, who was named to the role in 2009.

Dr. Suja Mathew, executive vice president and chief clinical officer, Atlantic Health System.
May 24, 2022

Atlantic Health adds chief clinical officer (updated)

Dr. Suja Mathew will focus on three key areas: optimizing patient access to the system's full network of care, elevating research and academic programs, and continuing AHS's commitment to high-quality care.

water flowing from a faucet
May 23, 2022

EPA announces $221M loan for NJ water infrastructure

The funding will go toward 28 projects to modernize systems for nearly 6 million state residents.

May 23, 2022

Soligenix vaccine patent application advances

"Having a vaccine platform such as this available has the potential to accelerate worldwide vaccination campaigns addressing future health emergencies, including other global pandemics as seen with COVID-19,” said research collaborator Axel Lehrer, an associate professor at the University of Hawaiʽi at Mānoa.

May 23, 2022

NJBIZ Conversations: Dean Paranicas

The president and CEO of the Health Care Institute of New Jersey talks about where growth in the life sciences industry will come from in the near future, government moves to reign in health care costs and the business climate in the state.