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  • UCB Hosts Wake County Teachers for STEM Immersion Program

    Posted by Becky Malone, Engagement and Communications Specialist1280x960.wakeed

    Yesterday, UCB’s Research Triangle Park (RTP) office hosted ten high school teachers as part of WakeEd’s SummerSTEM immersion program. SummerSTEM is an award-winning, eight-day professional development program to enrich educators’ understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) careers. This program is a collaboration between the WakeEd Partnership, the Wake County Public School System, and biotech businesses in North Carolina.

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  • Emergency Preparedness This Hurricane Season

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsUCBCares_hurricane_1280x960

    June marked the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season. Natural disasters – like hurricanes—can hit anywhere, any time. For someone living with a chronic disease, preparing for a disaster goes beyond just securing life and property—one must consider how to maintain access to much needed medicines.

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  • UCB Innovator Joins PhRMA as Scholar at Aspen Ideas Festival

    Posted by Helen Tarleton, U.S. Communication LeadIdeas3_1280x960

    Edward (Eddy) Han-Burgess was recently invited to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health as a PhRMA Aspen Scholar. He joined four other emerging leaders from the biopharma industry from AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck, and Novartis for a series of events on the new era of medicine and as a conference participant.

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  • UCB Supports Georgia Bio Ed Institute Biotech Immersion Program

    Posted by Kalie Grantham, U.S. Corporate CommunicationsBiotech_Immersion_1280x960


    Earlier this month, UCB supported Georgia BioEd Institute’s Summer Biotech Immersion Program. The pilot program took place at Paulding County High School from June 4-8. Eight biology and biotechnology teachers from metro Atlanta area high schools attended the laboratory-intensive professional learning experience in Marc Pedersen’s classroom, 2017 Biology Teacher of the Year.

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  • “Mr. Researcher Goes to Washington” for GoBoldly

    Posted by Stephen Yates, PhD, Clinical Program Director, Global Clinical DevelopmentFly_in_pic_for_blog_1280x960





    L to R: Eddie Lee, Pharm.D., Robert Suruki, Sc.D., Ali Bozorg, M.D., Pamela Doty Braker, Ph.D., Stephen Yates, Ph.D.

    Last week, 55 U.S.-based biopharmaceutical researchers from 20 different companies headed to Capitol Hill to share their stories with members of the U.S. Congress as part of the 2018 Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) GoBoldly Fly-In.

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  • UCB and Rebuilding Together Help Fragility Fracture Patient Stay at Home

    Posted by Allyson Funk, Head of U.S. Communications and Public RelationsMarilyn_EDITED_1280x960

    Last month, UCB teamed up with Rebuilding Together®Silicon Valley, a non-profit organization committed to repairing homes for older Americans or people living with disabilities who are physically and financially unable to maintain safe living conditions.

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  • UCB @ BIO 2018

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsCharl_at_BIO_1280x960

    We’re excited to be in Boston this week at the kickoff of the 25th 2018 BIO International Convention.

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  • UCB Female Execs Lead GA Healthcare Industry Groups

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsFemale_Leaders_Photo_1280x960

    We are pleased to recognize two UCB leaders, Patty Fritz and Stephanie Hunter-Banks, who were recently appointed to leadership positions for Georgia healthcare industry groups: Georgia Bio and Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), Atlanta Chapter, respectively. In support of our corporate strategy to create maximum value for patients, UCB is dedicated to encouraging diversity and inclusion. We are proud to celebrate the accomplishments of these two leaders who encourage and inspire the UCB colleagues around them.

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  • UCB Participates on NIH Task Force

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsPRGLAC_Icon_1280x960

    Last year, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) appointed UCB’s Kristi Lengyel, Director of U.S. Patient Advocacy, to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating Women (PRGLAC).

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  • Disease Spotlight: 5 Things to Know About Osteoporosis

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs4_5_Untreated.gif

    By the time you finish reading the title of this post, a fragility fracture due to osteoporosis has occurred. It is estimated that a fragility fracture occurs every 3 seconds— totaling nearly 9 million fractures annually, worldwide. In the U.S. alone, fragility fractures are responsible for approximately 500,000 hospitalizations, 800,000 emergency room visits, and 180,000 nursing home placements each year.

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