Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene to Create a Premier Innovative Biopharma Company

  • Highly Complementary Portfolios with Leading Franchises in Oncology, Immunology and Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Significantly Expands Phase III Assets with Six Expected Near-Term Product Launches, Representing Greater Than $15 Billion in Revenue Potential
  • Registrational Trial Opportunities and Early-Stage Pipeline Position Combined Company for Sustained Leadership Underpinned by Cutting-Edge Technologies and Discovery Platforms
  • Strong Combined Cash Flows, Enhanced Margins and EPS Accretion of Greater Than 40% in First Full Year
  • Approximately $2.5 Billion of Expected Run-Rate Cost Synergies to Be Achieved by 2022

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HTG Establishes a French Subsidiary to Support Expanding Growth 

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a life science company whose mission is to advance precision medicine, today announced the formation of a French subsidiary, HTG Molecular Diagnostics France SARL (“HTG France”) in November 2018. This entity is expected to further facilitate HTG’s ability to generate European product revenue and to improve its responsiveness to the needs of its growing customer base in Europe. In conjunction with the subsidiary formation, HTG has also created an application incubator laboratory in Sausheim, France, which is expected to accelerate additional product applications and to provide direct customer service to European accounts.Continue reading

National Academy of Inventors Welcomes Two UA Professors as Fellows

Two distinguished University of Arizona professors and innovators have been named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). 

Dr. Thomas Koch, professor and dean of the College of Optical Sciences, and Dr. Harrison Barrett, Regents’ Professor of Medical ImagingOptical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, will now join a growing cadre of distinguished Fellows from the UA.Continue reading