research & development http://wrvo.org en Clinical trials: How drugs get from R&D to your pharmacy http://wrvo.org/post/clinical-trials-how-drugs-get-rd-your-pharmacy <p>It takes years for the medication you find in your neighborhood pharmacy to go through research and development. But it takes something more than that for those drugs to make it to your medicine cabinet – clinical trials and people willing to participate in them.</p><p>This week on "Take Care," <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dr-lindsay-mcnair-named-chief-clinical-research-officer-for-wirb-copernicus-group-226884501.html">Dr. Lindsay McNair</a>, chief clinical research officer for WIRB-Copernicus Group, a leading independent institutional review board which provides human research protections and ethical research support in the field of drug development, describes how clinical trials work, who participates in them, and why.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. McNair.</strong></p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 49764 at http://wrvo.org Clinical trials: How drugs get from R&D to your pharmacy Startup uses sensors to find cause of knee pain http://wrvo.org/post/startup-uses-sensors-find-cause-knee-pain <p>Tim Cortesi is a software engineer at a downtown Binghamton company called <a href="http://www.sonostics.com/home/" target="_blank">Sonostics</a>. At the company's offices in Binghamton's startup incubator, he sticks four small patches attached to wires onto the muscles around his knee. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:03:24 +0000 Matt Richmond 35691 at http://wrvo.org Startup uses sensors to find cause of knee pain Israeli companies will use UAlbany's nanotech school http://wrvo.org/post/israeli-companies-will-use-ualbanys-nanotech-school <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The state of Israel will spend up to $300 million a year in a new partnership with the University at Albany for Israeli companies to use the school's nanotechnology facilities.</p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:12:07 +0000 Ryan Delaney 35100 at http://wrvo.org Israeli companies will use UAlbany's nanotech school Fiscal Cliff deal is good news for small business http://wrvo.org/post/fiscal-cliff-deal-good-news-small-business <p>While <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/house-votes-pass-senate-bill-despite-gop-calls-cuts" target="_blank">the Fiscal Cliff deal passed by Congress</a> at the turn of the New Year raised taxes on some of the wealthiest people in America, it left many tax breaks in place that benefit small businesses. That is, along as they take advantage of them. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:27:47 +0000 Ryan Delaney 31541 at http://wrvo.org Research credit extension could be a double-edged sword http://wrvo.org/post/research-credit-extension-could-be-double-edged-sword <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Tuesday’s fiscal cliff package included extensions to a range of business-related tax credits, including one aimed at supporting research and development. Although Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse have some of the most active R &amp; D economies in the country, experts say the deal could be a double-edged sword for upstate New York. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 20:16:23 +0000 Kate O'Connell 31395 at http://wrvo.org