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Wednesday Apr 9 | The Motley Fool

Why the Dow Jones Jumped 180 Points Today

The stock market started the day up after positive earnings from economic bellwether Alcoa , but then jumped late in the day after the release of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee minutes from the meetings on March 18 and 19, as well as the minutes from a secret meeting held in early March.

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Wednesday Apr 9 | Lowell Sun

EMD Millipore names Batra as its next CEO

Udit Batra will take over as president and chief executive officer at EMD Millipore, a unit of German-based Merck KGaA, on May 15. He replaces Robert Yates, who has left for "a new professional opportunity," EMD Millipore said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Environmental, Millipore Corporation, Millipore, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bedford, MA, Billerica, MA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Pharmaceutical Technology

Merck Announes Management Changes

Merck KGaA reported the promotion of three internal managers to head the life-science-tools and consumer health divisions as well as its allergy business unit as part of its "Fit for 2018" program.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Drug Researcher

Always on my mind or return to vendor? CRO models discussed in Vegas

Big Pharma's split opinion on the best way to work with a CRO was in evidence in Las Vegas this week with Pfizer underlining its commitment to strategic deals and Merck KGaA backing a multi-vendor model.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Outsourcing

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Contract Pharma Breaking News

EMD Serono, Pfizer Ink SLE Research Pact

EMD Serono , a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, has signed a research agreement with Pfizer and the Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA focused on the genomic profiling of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis patients.

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Related Topix: Foldrx Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Pharmaceutical Online

Merck Serono's CEO BelA n Garijo - Enabling Risk And Refusing To Play It Safe

Sitting on the secondlevel balcony of the grand ballroom in the historic New York Waldorf-Astoria, my vantage point provides a bird's-eye view of the floor below.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

BioSpace

Merck KGaA Loses R&D Chief, Head Of In Senior Reshuffle

Merck KGaA has announced several changes in senior management positions across the group, including the departure of global head of R&D, Annalisa Jenkins.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Business Wire

Qlight Nanotech Wins Best Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2014

Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of Israel's Ministry of Economy, said at the award ceremony: "Qlight Nanotech encompasses a winning combination of outstanding technology originating from the Hebrew University together with a leading international industry partner" )-- Qlight Nanotech , developer of products based on semiconductor nanocrystals for use ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Israel, World News, Middle East, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Reuters

Merck KGaA names new heads of lab equipment, OTC drugs units

Diversified healthcare and chemicals group Merck KGaA said the head of its Consumer Health unit, Udit Batra, would become chief executive of its much larger laboratory and biotech equipment unit Merck Millipore.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

Cancer Vaccines: Doomed to Fail?

Some ideas sound good in theory but just never manage to work out in real-world experience, and cancer vaccines are on their way to that destination.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Prostate Cancer

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Health News Digest

Potential Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Renewed Promise

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, Immunology, Biology, Science, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Lowell Sun

EMD Millipore teams with Japanese firm

EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of German-based Merck KGaA, announced Monday that it has agreed to a clinical research, licensing and joint-development agreement with Sysmex Corp. of Japan.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Environmental, Millipore Corporation, Millipore, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Billerica, MA, Bedford, MA

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