2017 News

Online Registration Open! HINJ to Host 2017 Life Sciences Celebration on October 12 in Trenton

New Brunswick, NJ, August 17, 2017 ― The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will honor meritorious leadership in and contributions to New Jersey’s life sciences community at HINJ’s Life Sciences Celebration 2017, which will be held Thursday, October 12 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton.

Online registration for the free event is now open.

HINJ’s 2017 honorees are: Read more

 

HINJ and Somerset County Business Partnership to Host 2017 Life Sciences Vendors Procurement Conference on November 2

New Brunswick, NJ, August 9, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey’s (HINJ) annual Life Sciences Vendors Procurement Conference is scheduled for Thursday, November 2 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 and Lamington Road, North Branch, NJ.

The event — entitled “How to Do Business with Pharma and Medical Technology Companies” — will be co-sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) with support from Eli Lilly and Company and Allergan.

Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset) will be the special guest speaker at the event that aims to educate businesses, large and small, on trends in procurement and issues of importance to the industry. Read more

 

HINJ Mourns Passing of Our Board Chair, Jeffrey S. Sherman

Jeffrey S. Sherman

New Brunswick, NJ, August 21, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) deeply mourns the passing on July 20, 2017, of our esteemed Board Chair, Jeffrey S. Sherman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD).

Mr. Sherman’s passing is a profound and tremendous loss for all of us. We will miss Jeff’s steady leadership, intellect, pragmatic approach, warm sense of humor, engaging and inclusive personality, and his longstanding devotion to HINJ. Read more

 

Save the Date! HINJ to Host 2017 Life Sciences Celebration on October 12 in Trenton

New Brunswick, NJ, July 19, 2017 ― Please mark your calendar to join the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) in honoring meritorious leadership in and contributions to New Jersey’s life sciences community at HINJ’s Life Sciences Celebration 2017, which will be held Thursday, October 12 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple. 100 Barrack Street, Trenton.

HINJ’s 2017 honorees are:

  • The Honorable Bob Franks Public Service Award: The Honorable Diane Allen, Member, New Jersey Senate (Burlington)
  • Research: Elfrida R. Benjamin, Ph.D., Senior Director, Translational Sciences, Amicus Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Research: Robert G. Nagele, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Geriatrics & Gerontology, Adjunct Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Patient Advocacy: Susan G. Komen North Jersey
  • STEM Education: Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • Special Recognition: Robert S. Prezant, Ph.D., Former Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, Montclair State University, Founder, PharmFest

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PhRMA Releases ‘Research in Your Backyard’ for New Jersey; PhRMA, HINJ and WWFH-NJ Host Discussion Focused on Biopharma Research in Garden State

New Brunswick, NJ, June 28, 2017 — The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on June 28 released a new report entitled “Research in Your Backyard: Developing Cures, Creating Jobs, Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials in New Jersey,” which finds that 25,127 patients participated in clinical trials around the state in 2013, generating an estimated economic impact of $617 million.

The report was released at an event co-hosted by PhRMA, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) and We Work for Health New Jersey (WWFH-NJ) that was held at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

In addition to a presentation of the new PhRMA report, the event featured a panel discussion of industry experts that was moderated by HINJ President and Chief Executive Officer Dean J. Paranicas.  The panelists were: Read more

 

HINJ Partners with PILMA and WWFH-NJ to Host Life Sciences-Organized Labor Training Facility Tour for Rep. MacArthur

(L. to r.) HINJ CEO Dean Paranicas, IUOE Local 825 Business Manager Greg Lalevee, Sen. Steve Sweeney and Rep. Tom MacArthur

New Brunswick, NJ, May 12, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ), along with the Pharmaceutical Industry-Labor Management Association (PILMA) and We Work For Health – New Jersey (WWFH-NJ), hosted an organized labor training facility tour for Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ-3rd) on May 12.

New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney (D-Gloucester) also attended the event, which was held at the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 825 Training Grounds in Dayton, NJ.

To view a video from the tour — including brief comments from Congressman MacArthur and Senate President Sweeney — please click here.

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