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Cleveland-based Biotech CEO profiled in Industry Week

For Dr. Hiro Fujita, CEO of QED, all of the elements of success lined up. But it wasn't fate that enabled the Cleveland-based manufacturer of advanced coils and electronics for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines to become so successful that in 2010 he was invited to meet with President Obama.

Read Fujita's entire profile for Industry Week here.

BioOhio to host three summer socials

It's time again for BioOhio to host a few parties around the state, bringing Ohio's bioscience players together for networking, talking shop, and putting faces to names.

Dates include June 12, 18 and 26.

Register and get more information here.

Ohio State University scientists move cells with joystick

Biomedical research could someday look a lot like playing video games, thanks to an Ohio State University team that has figured out how to manipulate cells with the swerve of a joystick, reports LiveScience.com.

The team at OSU put the device through its paces with magnetically-tagged T-cells, the body's guardians against infection. They snapped the cells to attention at one end of the chip, marched them down to the other end, and made them hop from one wire to another, reaching speeds of about 20 microns, or about a one-fifth the width of a human hair, per second.

Original source: LiveScience.com
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