Health Care

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.

Young mother and kids on a walk during coronavirus epidemic. Family wearing medical masks. People in safety face mask to protect coronavirus. Children and mom at city street. Lifestyle 2020.
May 20, 2022

Rutgers researchers to provide antibody testing in children’s ‘long COVID’ study

RECOVER is a $470 million National Institutes of Health initiative to understand the frequency and development of the condition, in which people have prolonged symptoms or develop new or returning symptoms after the initial phase of infection. The university's work, called CLOCK, looks at the effect on kids.

May 20, 2022

Former governor, execs to lead opioid webinar

The panel will discuss how – and why – the crisis is affecting certain populations. It is presented by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Office of the New Jersey Coordinator of Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies.

May 19, 2022

Milestone expands availability of epidural device

According to the Roseland-based company, the computer-controlled injection was designed to reduce the number of unintentional dural punctures.

Medical research and chemistry science
May 19, 2022

Hengrui Pharma launches Princeton-based biotech company

Because it will have access to the clinical studies and facilities of its parent company — one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in China — Luzsana Biotechnology will be able to lower development costs in the hopes of offering affordable drugs to more people globally.

May 18, 2022

Meet the winners from BioNJ’s 12th Annual BioPartnering Conference

More than 50 startups gave virtual presentations during the event in the hopes of attracting potential investors and partners, with winners announced across Devices & Diagnostics, Digital Medicine/Health IT/AI/Medtech, Research & Development, Start-Up Pitch Presentations and Therapeutics.

May 18, 2022

Paterson partnership aims to curtail opioid overdoses

The city enlisted software provider Quickbase for a dispatch system that, in short, gets a life-saving prescription to those who need it, and quickly.

May 18, 2022

RWJUH unveils first phase of surgical services expansion in New Brunswick

The $165 million project broke ground in July 2020. It created five new operating rooms — one a hybrid OR — and features the state's only intraoperative MRI.