Month: July 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Imfinzi, an experimental drug developed by AstraZeneca and MedImmune. The drug is used for the treatment of patients with “locally-advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease has not progressed following platinum-based chemoradiation therapy,” according to AstraZeneca. “For patients who have…

(AP) — The president of a booster club for a high school boys’ lacrosse team has been charged with stealing nearly $28,000 from the club. Delaware State Police said Friday that Stephanie Trimmer had been charged with theft. Police said Trimmer began stealing from the booster club’s bank account in February 2016. Officials with the…

The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation, a supporter of business-friendly policy ideas, hired Palina Ivanova last month as its first executive director since launching nearly five years ago. A recent graduate of the University of Delaware, Ivanova, 22, will lead the foundation’s key programs. These include the Pete du Pont Freedom Award and the Reinventing…

For 20 years, B&W Tek has developed and marketed products that provide light-generation services to researchers and other clinicians. The company has offices in five countries and 70 distributors worldwide. In November 2016, B&W received the top award in the Analytical & Test Category from “R&D Magazine.” Founder and current Chairman Sean Wang, Ph.D., looks…

The Millennial Summit is a one day conference on August 1 designed to bring together young professionals around important issues facing Delaware. We sat down with organizer Charlie Vincent, who also runs the marketing and consulting firm Innovincent, about how the event came to be and what it means for the growing number of millennials…