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Biomedical endowment supports Duke program for launching new healthcare businesses

A new biomedical endowment at Duke University will support a program that has already launched new healthcare businesses. Read more to find out about Duke’s successes in commercializing medical technology.

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Posted by: Frank Vinluan
on May 4, 2011
Venture capital climate in RTP improving

The venture capital climate improved in RTP in the first quarter, but biotech companies are still competing for dollars. Several RTP companies saw venture capital investment for development of pharmaceutical products and medical technologies. Read more to learn about the venture capital climate.

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Posted by: Frank Vinluan
on May 4, 2011
Healthcare business AutismSphere testing smart phone software

Health IT startup AutismSphere is replacing paper schedules with electronic ones to provide structure to kids with autism. Founder John Eder is testing the smart phone software in a North Carolina school district and hopes to expand. Read more about this healthcare business that helps kids with autism.

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Posted by: Frank Vinluan
on May 3, 2011
New pharmaceutical sales strategies Embrace healthcare social media

It’s all part of the evolution of pharmaceutical marketing. The old way of pharmaceutical reps stopping by doctors’ offices during the business day won’t cut it in modern marketing. Read about how one pharmaceutical business is planning to change the way their salesforce operates. “(Doctors,) frankly, don’t have time and they particularly don’t have time during the day, which is exactly when reps are showing up,” says Pozen's Liz Cermak.

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Posted by: Frank Vinluan
on May 3, 2011