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Survey: U.S. investors, analysts optimistic in 1Q

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Business sentiment and growth expectations look promising under the incoming presidential administration, according to a survey conducted by Hartford-based investor research firm Corbin Perception.

Meriden vaccine maker progresses with Zika vaccine

Patricia Daddona |

The Meriden-based maker of the Flublok influenza vaccine announced Thursday its lead Zika vaccine candidate performed well in pre-clinical studies.

East Hartford firm, UConn collaborating on hydrogen vehicle sensor

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford's Sustainable Innovations Inc. (SI) and UConn's Center for Clean Energy Engineering are developing a hydrogen fuel quality sensor to help ensure reliability of hydrogen vehicles.

Alexion antibody wins FDA orphan drug status

Patricia Daddona |

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has designated as an orphan drug an Alexion Pharmaceuticals' long-acting antibody that may be used to treat a rare blood disorder.

Study: CT, NY, NJ experiencing outbound migration

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Connecticut is one of several states experiencing an exodus of residents over the past year, according to the latest United Van Lines' 40th Annual National Movers Study.

DCP: Deteriorating foundations must show evidence of mineral

Patricia Daddona |

The mineral pyrrhotite, thought to be a contributor to a rash of deteriorating foundations across the state, must be present to make the concrete deteriorate, although the exact amount has not yet...

Hep C treatment trial using Achillion drug attracts $15M

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New Haven-based Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said Wednesday it received a $15 million milestone payment for research related to a drug trial for chronic hepatitis C.

Marijuana study greenlighted at St. Francis hospital

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St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center will be the first in Connecticut to conduct medical marijuana research under a new program authorized by the legislature.

Analysis: Income inequality highest in NY, CA, CT

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Connecticut ranks third in the country for having the highest income inequality, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Abilify maker settles with CT, other states

Connecticut and more than three dozen other states are sharing in a $19.5 million settlement with drug-maker Bristol-Myers Squibb over alleged mismarketing of its antipsychotic drug, Abilify,...

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