Teaneck, NJ – According to New Jersey Business Magazine, “The Board of Trustees of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) has announced that Dr. Christopher A. Capuano, currently the university provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and the university’s second ranking officer, has been appointed the university’s next president. Capuano, 57, will serve as president-elect during the 2015-2016 academic year and will become the university’s eighth president on July 1, 2016, when current President Sheldon Drucker will retire.”
Madison, NJ - The Medical Innovation Impact Index (MI3), a new method for evaluating the impact of regulation on medical innovation, has been developed at the Initiative for Patient Centered Innovation (iPCI) of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s (FDU) Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The inaugural MI3 Alert pertains to new FDA (Food & Drug Administration) draft guidance documents and a Senate proposal for accelerating the approval of certain medical devices.
Trenton, NJ – According to Jim Norman, “When Bill Ochs was 21 and fresh out of Fairleigh Dickinson University with an electrical engineering degree in 1979, he landed a job with a local government contractor, Bendix in Teterboro. He soon found himself developing the software that would keep the Hubble Space Telescope pointed in the right direction for 25 years, providing unimaginably beautiful images of intergalactic space.”
Teaneck, NJ – According to Hugh Morley of the Record, “Former medical company executive, Dr. Joseph V. Gulfo doesn't want to fight anymore. And that's good news for Fairleigh Dickinson University.” After two years battling to get a melanoma detection device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the former CEO of Mela Sciences is now the FDU's Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Florham, NJ - The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship of the Fairleigh Dickinson University will be celebrating 25 years of service with a keynote address by Robert Hugin, Chairman and CEO of Celegene Corporation. The event will be held on April 2nd and Robert Hugin will be sharing his homegrown success story.
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