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CVS Health Corp. announced Thursday that it would begin selling a generic substitute for the EpiPen at more than 83 percent less than the full retail price of the brand-name version of the product. more
Carol Malysz, the former head of the Center for Women & Enterprise Rhode Island, has been appointed executive director of MedMates, the life sciences technology networking group. more
Medley Genomics, a life sciences startup out of Brown University, has received $250,000 in seed funding from the Slater Technology Fund to build partnerships and demonstrate its concept with collaborators. more
(Updated 11:28 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was high-spirited, as was the crowd of some 100 leaders from Rhode Island’s business, health care and academic sectors this morning, when she announced that Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s most well-known and largest health care companies, will site a health technology center here. more
(Updated, Dec. 19, 4:40 p.m.) EpiVax Inc. is part of a team that has been awarded a $1.87 million grant from Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop an effective vaccine against a bacterium that leads to melioidosis, a tropical disease that is resistant to many antibiotics. more
(Updated 9:23 a.m. and 4:23 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission authorized a series of incentives Monday to attract Wexford Science & Technology LLC, as well as the Cambridge Innovation Center, to two prime parcels of the former highway land. more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has replaced its CEO and chief financial officer, the company’s board said Monday. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc., maker of Premama products, has raised more than half of a $3.5 million Series B equity round, according to a federal filing, which it plans to use it to grow sales, add employees and become profitable. more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
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