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Westchester-based Sapience Therapeutics takes aim at deadly cancers

The 2-year-old biotechnology company has licensed a compound discovered at Columbia University to develop a drug treatment for an aggressive brain cancer.

Looking for great places to work

What we’re looking for are the best workplaces in Westchester County.

Merger unites Israeli, Westchester biotech firms

Epicept Corp. in Greenburgh is operating under a new name after merging with an Israeli pharmaceuticals company.

Acorda epilepsy drug tests well

Acorda Therapeutics Inc. reported encouraging results from the first clinical study of a nasal spray to control epileptic seizures.

IPO party over, but biotech stocks strong

Biotech executives and investors see a strong funding market for their industry but potential dangers for new, smaller investors.

Schumer “hopeful” on fed loan for Tappan Zee

In Tarrytown, Sen. Charles Schumer offered hope for federal funding for a new Tappan Zee bridge and his economic prescription for the nation and Westchester County.

Deals and deeds

A small biotech company will move its headquarters from Stamford, Conn., to Elmsford, and more lease deals.

Biotech firm eyes next-door deal

An Ossining-based biotech company plans to buy a second Harrison office-park building as its headquarters and main laboratory.

Three top projects pushed for region

The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council seeks state funds for priority projects to create jobs and spur economic growth.

Venture ends for Yonkers pioneer

Aureon Biosciences was forced to close its doors in Yonkers when investors pulled out, sources said.

Biotech pioneer closes in Yonkers

Aureon Biosciences Inc. is out of business in Yonkers after investors pulled funding for the 10-year-old company.

News in brief

Business, sports on the docket for Pace expo

News in brief

Providence Equity Partners is buying George Little Management of White Plains for $173 million in cash.

Three cheers for science park

A developer’s plans for a Valhalla health and science park draw praise from interested parties.

Building on biotech

A Greenwich developer has plans to build a half-billion-dollar health and science park in Valhalla.