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MaineMed gets state approval for $512M expansion

Maine Medical Center cleared two important milestones this week for its planned $512 million expansion and renovation, MaineBiz reports. Groundbreaking is planned for March 2018 and construction is expected to take about four years. MaineMed — which is the state's largest hospital, is licensed for 637 beds and is the flagship facility in the MaineHealth [...]

2017-10-05T15:40:53+00:00 September 29th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

Why it was time to Rebrand

An innovative business, as it grows and develops, periodically must take a step back, look at the big picture, and decide where the organization must pivot to meet future demand.  This is even more true for bioscience companies where the pace of discovery and potential only seems to be accelerating year by year. This year, [...]

2017-10-05T15:42:56+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Portland’s new tech giant is all about pet care and it’s surprisingly complex

BostonInno, a Massachusetts-based publication focused on startups, recently ran a piece on VetsFirstChoice. According to Bostoninno, the company has grown to 750 employees across the United States (with 150 in Portland), reached $83 million in revenue last year and raised a total of $285.8 million in funding ahead of potential plans to go public. And this [...]

2017-10-05T15:43:10+00:00 September 21st, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

JAX college scholarship program supporting future scientists in biomedicine and research

According to Jackson Lab's website, many promising students are unable to pursue higher education on account of the financial burden a college education presents. The Jackson Laboratory, through the JAX College Scholarship Program, will award a $10,000 scholarship to three students from underserved backgrounds who will pursue a college degree and aspire to a career in [...]

2017-10-05T15:43:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

New $5.4M grant funds JAX studies of ‘cognitive resilience’ to Alzheimer’s disease

According to recent press release, a new five-year grant totaling $5,382,423 to Jackson Laboratory (JAX) Assistant Professor Catherine Kaczorowski will fund research to explore why some people with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, and even brain changes associated with the disease, nevertheless manage to maintain their cognitive capabilities. Understanding the genetic factors behind this so-called cognitive resilience [...]

2017-10-05T15:43:32+00:00 September 18th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

Novo Biosciences Receives Federal Grant to Advance Potential Heart Drug

According to EurekaAlert, Novo Biosciences Inc., a spinoff of the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has announced that it has received a two-year, $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the development of MSI-1436 as a potential regenerative medicine therapy for the treatment of patients who have suffered [...]

2017-10-05T15:43:45+00:00 September 8th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

BIOME 2017 Annual Conference: Meet the Speakers

As the BIOME 2017 Annual Conference approaches, we invite you to get to know the professionals who will be delivering the event's feature presentations. Our keynote presenter is Mike Bonney; the Maine Panel is moderated by Norman Moore, PhD of Alere; on the Panel we will have: Catherine Kaczorowski, PhD of Jackson Lab, Todd Keiller [...]

2017-10-05T15:43:58+00:00 September 5th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

MDI Biological Lab summer program put 32 undergrads in labs

The MDI Biological Laboratory put 32 interns in research and lab facilities across the state, 20 of the participants supported by Maine INBRE, a network of 13 Maine educational and research institutions led by the laboratory, according to MaineBiz. (...) [T]he summer fellowship program provides undergraduates, 24 of them from Maine colleges, with hands-on research training [...]

2017-10-05T15:44:11+00:00 September 1st, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

IDEXX one of three U.S. companies honored for employee health efforts

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), a Westbrook-based provider of diagnostic tests for pets, poultry and livestock, has been recognized for its efforts to improve employee health. It is one of only three U.S. companies to receive honorable mention from the C. Everett Koop National Health Award, named for the former surgeon general of the United States. [...]

2017-10-05T15:44:22+00:00 September 1st, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

BBI Group Acquires Maine Biotechnology Services

According to MBS' press release, the BBI Group, partner to the world’s leading diagnostic and healthcare organisations, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Maine Biotechnology Services, Inc. (MBS) located in Portland, Maine (USA). The acquisition of MBS will expand BBI’s portfolio during a period of expansion and growth. The company provides a [...]

2017-10-05T15:44:25+00:00 August 15th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments