HR Notices From October 4

The latest staffing and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011


Covisint Tells Pharma How To Avoid ‘Wikileaks-like Disaster’

The Covisint business unit of Detroit’s Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR) shared tips on keeping information secure with the pharmaceutical industry this week at the Drug Information Association’s annual Electronic Document Management in National Harbor, Md.



Caraco Sets Independent Committee To Study Buyout Offer

A day after receiving a buyout offer from its Indian parent company for the minority of its shares still on the public markets, the Detroit generic drugmaker appoints a group to study the offer


Cerenis Raises €10 Million To Close €50 Million Financing

Cerenis Therapeutics, a pharma startup researching new cardiovascular therapies based on HDL, the so-called good cholesterol, said it has raised a further €10 million in a second close of its Series C financing. This takes […]


Startup's New Drug Helps Nasty Chemo Side Effect

Kalamazoo-based NephRx Corp. announced Thursday that a new study has shown that its novel peptide NX002 demonstrated significant efficacy when tested in an animal model of oral mucositis.  Mucositis is a debilitating inflammation of the […]


Kalamazoo Pharma Firm To Present Advance In Obesity Treatment

A Kalamazoo pharma startup has a drug candidate that may offer better treatment for diseases related to obesity, including diabetes. Metabolic Solutions Development Co. will present research at the European Association for the Study of […]


Great Lakes IT Report 06/10

WWJ Technology Editor, Matt Roush reports a Southfield pharma center expands, MSU lands ag science grant and an annoucement from the Michigan Microloan Fund program.