RNAi Therapeutic Achieves First-Ever Positive Phase 3 Results

By | October 19, 2017

Leading RNAi therapeutics company, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, and Sanofi Genzyme have announced that the Phase 3 study of patisiran met its primary efficacy endpoint and all secondary endpoints. Patisiran is an investigational RNAi therapeutic being developed for patients with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy. “We are very proud to report the first ever positive Phase 3… Read More »

Alnylam and Vir Form Alliance to Advance RNAi Therapeutics for Infectious Diseases

By | October 19, 2017

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Vir Biotechnology for the development and commercialization of RNAi therapeutics for infectious diseases, including chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. As part of this agreement, the companies will advance Alnylam’s HBV program and also initiate a research collaboration for the development and advancement of up to… Read More »

What A Show!

By | October 13, 2017

What a Show! A week later and I am still blown away at how incredible the 26th Annual ISPE Boston Area Chapter Product Show turned out. I know that it sounds like an overused trope, but this year’s Show was the biggest and best ever. Starting with the morning networking breakfast to the infamous After-Party,… Read More »

Product Show 2017 Breaks Attendee Records Once Again!

By | October 5, 2017

It was a beautiful Fall day yesterday at Gillette Stadium for the 26th Annual ISPE Boston Area Chapter Product Show! Yet another attendance record was broken as over 3300 attendees visited 385 exhibitors and 40 hiring companies. This year, attendees also enjoyed an unforgettable After-Party inside the Optum Field Lounge and right on the Patriots field… Read More »

Utilities not Included! Yes, it’s a play on words to introduce the topic of this educational program arranged by the Boston Area Chapter Young Professionals

By | October 5, 2017

Two of the most important utilities that tend to be taken for granted in facilities are the air handling system and the high purity water system.  Come spend an evening with two industry experts who will help you understand the jargon, technologies, considerations, and limitations associated with purifying and controlling the air and water used… Read More »

Welcome New Members!

By | October 5, 2017

We would like to introduce the members who joined ISPE in September 2017, welcome them to the Chapter and encourage them (and all of our members) to take advantage of the many professional development, networking and information resources available through ISPE. Fellow ISPE members are a terrific resource for help with everyday professional challenges.  And… Read More »

Chapter Member Anniversaries: September 2017

By | October 5, 2017

Please congratulate the following members celebrating milestone anniversaries in September 2017.  Their dedication to ISPE, the Boston Area Chapter and the industry is applauded! Over Twenty Years Edwin L. Harmon, III, Director of Operations, LSNE – Contract Manufacturing Organization Lawrence W. Weiner, Senior Director, Strategic Innovation & Program Management, Indigo Paul E. Rowe Jeffrey L.… Read More »

Events Around Town – Women’s Leadership Forum & Dinner

By | September 20, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27th at 5:15 pm, the Women’s Leadership Forum & Dinner will take place at Biotech Week Boston at Hynes Convention Center, presented by Knect365. This will be an inspiring program focused on how we can meaningfully impact gender diversity within life sciences. A panel discussion will kick-off the evening with actionable strategies and… Read More »

Harbor Cruise Photos Worth 1,000 Words!

By | September 18, 2017

If you were on board The Music City Queen for last week’s Boston Harbor Cruise, these stunning photos by longtime Chapter volunteer Joyce Chiu will help you relive another memorable Chapter experience. And if you missed the boat this year, they’ll convince you to put this annual event on your calendar for September 2018!