Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis has been awarded a $10.4 million federal grant to study pancreatic cancer. Researchers will look for new drugs that may be more effective in treating the deadly disease.
AT&T Government Solutions has received a $10.4 million contract from the Navy to provide VoIP services to facilities across the U.S. Under the renewed contract, AT&T will employ four data centers to supply cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling to the Navy.
Phil Prichard, owner of Prichard's Distillery, plans to open a new facility in September on the grounds of Fontanel Mansion in Tennessee. The mansion also includes a 4,500-seat outdoor amphitheater, a restaurant, shops and zip lines. The distillery will produce white whiskey and other products using a 400-gallon French-style alambic still, the first of its kind in Tennessee, Prichard says. It's estimated that 400,000 people visit the mansion annually.
InVivo Therapeutics is poised to obtain $10.4 million from a call for early exercise of warrants it released to investors in 2010. The call could "eliminate a major impediment towards the up-listing of the company's stock to a national securities exchange," the spinal device company said in a release.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center in October will start building a 20,000-square-foot facility in Research Triangle Park using government and private funding. The $10.4 million building will help the center expand to accommodate more employees and the growth of life sciences and biotechnology in the state, said Norris Tolson, CEO of the biotech center.