October 17, 2014

NECN Business Interviews Center’s VP for Communications and Marketing on October 17, 2014

A Massachusetts company bringing a big influx in jobs to the area, and a new research center that could have a profound impact on healthcare, are examined in the October life sciences report.

Angus McQuilken of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center joined NECN to offer an update on the ever-changing industry.

Baxter International is a major global-innovation company that has moved to Cambridge. It’s brought about 400 new job openings.

The Forsythe Institute for Salivary Diagnostics also opened it’s doors in Cambridge.The new facility will focus it’s research on using saliva instead of blood to conduct important tests.

Oryzon Genomics from Barcelona and Nihon Kohden of Japan have also set up shop in Cambridge.