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Jan/Feb 2009

 
Events Column
2/9  6:00 am. Deadline for registration/application/executive summary for Yale Entrepreneurial Society Y50K Competition. more
2/11  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm. LES CT Chapter Meeting with P. C. Strassburger, JD of Purdue Pharma. "How Purdue Reclaimed Its Patents from the Judicial Jaws of Defeat." President's Room, 2nd Floor, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven. more
3/5  3:30 pm - 6:30 pm. CURE/Yale BioHaven: Carigent Therapeutics, Inc. Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street, New Haven. more   
3/23  1:00 pm - 7:00 pm. StemCONN 09 International Stem Cell Symposium. Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple Street, New Haven. more 
3/24  8:30 am - 5:30 pm. StemCONN 09 International Stem Cell Symposium. Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple Street, New Haven. more   
3/25  3:30 pm - 6:30 pm. CURE/Yale BioHaven: CellDesign. Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street, New Haven. more
3/30  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. YBPS Presents "The Business of Biotechnology 2009" with Constance McKee. Week-long seminar. Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven. more
3/30  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. YBPS Presents "The Business of Biotechnology 2009" with Constance McKee. Week-long seminar. Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven. more
3/31  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. YBPS Presents "The Business of Biotechnology 2009" with Constance McKee. Week-long seminar. Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven. more
4/1  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. YBPS Presents "The Business of Biotechnology 2009" with Constance McKee. Week-long seminar. Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven. more
4/2  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. YBPS Presents "The Business of Biotechnology 2009" with Constance McKee. Week-long seminar. Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven. more
4/23  3:30 pm - 6:30 pm. CURE/Yale BioHaven: Cara Therapeutics. Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street, New Haven. more
5/1  9:00 am - 8:30 pm. Pitch presentations begin at Yale Entrepreneurial Society Y50K Competition. more
5/6  3:30 pm - 6:30 pm. CURE/Yale BioHaven: Affomix. Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street, New Haven. more
Read On – Powerful Reasons for Optimism
From the desk of Paul Pescatello, President and CEO of CURE
It would have been nice if the panic of 2008 was just that, an artifact of a year gone by, but alas it has segued into 2009. Fear not, though. Out of all the macroeconomic upheaval and upended business models there are some powerful reasons for optimism. A more prosperous era may be on hold, but only for awhile.
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Global Health & The Arts Symposium at Long Wharf
New Haven's Long Wharf Theater, in collaboration with Yale University and CURE, hosted a unique Global Health and The Arts Symposium January 22 designed to focus attention on diseases of the developing world. 
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CURE Member Profile
Cheminpharma Focus Is Drug Discovery Services
 
Cheminpharma is a drug discovery services company formed by two former Bayer scientists. It provides various chemistry-based services for preclinical drug discovery to both biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies using their state-of-the-art facility.

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CURE Holiday Party Draws Capacity Crowd
A capacity crowd showed up December 3 for the CURE Holiday Party in Café George at 300 George Street, New Haven. Greeting the guests were CURE Co-Chairs Peter Farina and David Keiser and CURE president and CEO Paul Pescatello. WinStanley Enterprises was lead sponsor and CURE member Ricerca sponsored the DNA Game.

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CURE/Yale Panel Tackles 'Unexpected Outcomes' 
Three seasoned life science entrepreneurs joined together in a special panel presentation at Yale's Anlyan Center November 13 to discuss the unexpected challenges that inevitably develop for start-up life science companies. The presentation was part of the CURE/Yale BioHaven series of entrepreneurship seminars.
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CURE Holds Seminars on Drug Discovery/Approval
A series of three seminars on working with the FDA took place October 22 and 29 and November 4 at the Yale Anlyan Center in New Haven. Presented by CURE and the Yale Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Society, the series was sponsored by CURE, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, with the participation of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
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CURE Member News Digest
 454 Life Sciences aids sequencing of human gut microbiome
 Achillion comments on pipeline, foresees compounds in the clinic
 Alexion reports Soliris® advances
 Bayer announces multiple sclerosis results
 Boehringer Ingelheim reports PRESIDE results
 Bristol-Myers Squibb announces IXEMPRA™ results
 Cantor Colburn adds intellectual property attorneys
 Connecticut Innovations
makes investmnet in FMP Products
 Curagen announces CR011-vcMMAE trial data
 Genomas in Puerto Rican partnership
 GlaxoSmithKline reports TYKERB® results
 Invitrogen changes name to Life Technologies
 Ipsogen announces commercial launch of
ProfileQuant® Kit
 Dr. Stuart Lieblich of Hartford Hospital honored  

 Invitrogen changes name to Life Technologies after merger
 Ipsogen expands range of leukemia products
 Johnson & Johnson reports Phase 3 data on schizophrenia drug
 Life Technologies SOLiD™ System hailed as innovation
 MannKind says Phase 3 endpoints met for AFRESA™
 Neurogen sees Aplindore efficacy
 Nanoviricides in pact with Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
 Pfizer
and Sigma-Tau to market malaria drug in Africa
 PhRMA cites effectiveness of direct-to-consumer ads
 Purdue Pharma in alliance with Mundipharma

 Quinnipiac University reports New Guinea findings
 Rib-X reports positive Phase 2 results on delafloxacin
 UConn team assesses beta blockers
 Yale reports man-made anti-clotting protein

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