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Pfizer launching grant program for research on PCSK9’s role in cardiovascular disease

Pfizer is launching a new, competitive grant program that solicits research projects on the gene PCSK9’s role in cardiovascular disease. It marks yet another step in big pharma’s goal to directly plumb academia for insights on their own drug targets. The grant program, through Pfizer’s Aspire initiative (Advancing Science through Pfizer Investigator Research Exchange), will fund grants up […]

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center creates grant program for startups

The state-run Massachusetts Life Sciences Center just launched a new, $2 million grant program called the Life Sciences Milestone Achievement Program which will award funding to area early-stage companies. “Major global companies have been coming to Massachusetts in part because of the presence of promising early-stage companies that are leading the way in innovation,” Massachusetts Gov. […]