Tag Archives: Deal

Charles River lays out $293M to snap up viral vector specialist Vigene, its 2nd M&A deal this year

A few short months after Charles River Laboratories acquired Cognate BioServices, the company is folding yet another CDMO into its cell and gene network, signing more than $ 1 billion in M&A outlays so far this year.  Charles River Laboratories has inked a deal to pay $ 292.5 million in cash for gene therapy CDMO Vigene Biosciences,… Read More »

How to Deal With Your Controlling Mother

You’re an adult with your own career, home, and maybe some children. Does your mother still try to control your life and every decision you make? You can set boundaries with a controlling parent without damaging your relationship, experts say. “I think the key to having a controlling parent is to have kindness and boundaries… Read More »

Toxic Family Members: How to Deal With Them

Joe Aoleo moved from Rhode Island to Key West, FL, after retiring from his job as a firefighter/EMT. Aside from his quest for warm weather, he was relieved to get away from his family — all of them. “All of my siblings were controlling, never wrong, never apologizing, lying people,” Aoleo says. “There was no… Read More »

Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The compromise, announced by the West Virginia lawmaker and a Democratic aide, seemed to clear the way for the Senate to… Read More »

Sorry, Santa Claus: HHS nixes vaccine-for-promos deal, sidelining North Pole influencers

Santa Claus isn’t coming to town this year. Not in the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) pandemic ad campaign, anyway. Santa stand-ins had been set to appear in the federally funded advertising campaign in exchange for early access to a vaccine, The Wall Street Journal reported. But the agency’s deal with actors… Read More »