“In the News”

This section features articles and opinion pieces written about the CBC by third-party sources.


October 10, 2019
“IN THE NEWS”
Crain’s reports on the upcoming CBC leadership transition
In a recent article titled “People on the move”, Crain’s Chicago Business reports that Rick Morimoto, NU, will take the place of Jim Audia, as an interim Executive Director of the CBC, effective Nov. 1.
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October 3, 2019
“IN THE NEWS”
Morimoto to lead CBC
CBC Scientific Director for NU, Rick Morimoto, to take over for Jim Audia as CBC interim Executive Director
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September 10, 2019
“in the news”
Circadian rhythm and hunger
Recent work by a CBC Awardee Joseph Bass, NU, featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Northwestern Medicine Magazine, exemplifies the continuity of a research direction initiated by a 2011 CBC Spark Award
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September 4, 2019
“in the news”
Softball, CBC and cancer research
Kay Macleod, UChicago, highlights a 2013 CBC HTS Award and… a 2019 softball tournament as fundraising mechanisms to support her cancer research
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August 22, 2019
“in the news”
Standing for diversity in science
CBC Executive Director Jim Audia among ‘150 prominent biomedical scientists and pharmaceutical industry leaders’ to sign an open letter in support of inclusivity and diversity within the biomedical research community
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June 18, 2019
“in the news”
The CBC-supported Enzyme by Design soars!
CBC Accelerator Award among grants that have contributed to almost $1 million in secured funding by a UIC spin-off company
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June 14, 2019
“in the news”
Chicago Biomedical Innovation Alliance (CBIA) has launched!
CBC Executive Director, Jim Audia, one of the founding members of the CBIA, and the CBC, one of the consortium’s participating organizations
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June 4, 2019
“in the news”
CBC Accelerator Award among Enzyme By Design enablers
CBC Accelerator Award winner and founder of the Pitch Perfect-winning startup Enzyme By Design, Arnon Lavie, UIC, explains what’s in the company pipeline and what challenges it may face
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May 20, 2019
“in the news”
CBC Accelerator Award helps Enzyme By Design win Pitch Perfect!
Arnon Lavie, UIC, founder of the Pitch Perfect-winning startup Enzyme By Design, acknowledges CBC as contributors to the company success
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May 17, 2019
“in the news”
Pre-clinical Imaging Consortium (PIC)
Karen Snapp, CBC’s Senior Associate Director, presents at the 5th Annual PIC Meeting held at NU, April 28-30
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April 26, 2019
“in the news”
Does CBC matter?
“A definitive YES,” answers Illinois Science & Technology Coalition in the 2019 University Entrepreneurship Index
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February 15, 2019
“in the news”
Kidneys in a test tube?
CBC Catalyst Award AND their recipients — Jason Wertheim, NU and Jeffrey Hubbell, UChicago — featured in Crain’s Chicago Business for a pioneering work on growing new kidneys
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October 16, 2018
“in the news”
“Cores on Tap”
‘Open Access Initiative’ and ideas how to advertise its unprecedented value to Chicago researchers discussed at the inaugural “Cores on Tap”
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October 16, 2018
“in the news”
CBC is making a mark on Chicago biotech
CBC Accelerator Award program recognized at Illinois Ignite as an asset ‘to provide a runway for translational research’
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August 3, 2018
“in the news”
FSG helps CBC better understand its transition into Phase 2
Strategic evaluation of the CBC with the consulting group FSG
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June 20, 2018
“in the news”
CBC welcomes Deerfield to the healthcare community in Chicago during the Lakeside Discovery launch event
CBC Executive Director Jim Audia to serve as a Lakeside Discovery Joint Steering Committee member
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May 14, 2018
“in the news”
NewCures to strengthen the portfolio of Chicago-area biomedical development programs, such as CBC and NCAI-CC
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April 13, 2018
“in the news”
The very first of the CBC Phase 2 initiatives — the CBC Accelerator Network (CBCAN) — recognized among “Illinois’ Growing Startup Resources”!
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February 7, 2018
“in the news”
CBC, MATTER and CIM@MATTER recognized as “accelerator programs to turn research into start-up” in Chicago area
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January 3, 2018
“in the news”
CBC recognized among important local resources for entrepreneurs as Chicago becomes a hub for biomedical innovation
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October 20, 2017
“in the news”
As a critical component of Northwestern University’s record research funding, the 2017 renewal grant to CBC from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust was recognized as unusually large and a significant factor in the increased funding from foundations
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June 20, 2017
“in the news”
6 largest gifts from individuals to healthcare organizations in 2017
Searle Funds pledge to the CBC takes third place nationwide

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June 14, 2017
“in the news”
Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters
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June 5, 2017
“in the news”
Drug Discovery Forum Furthers Northwestern’s Interdisciplinary Research Vision
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December 21, 2016
“in the news”
CBC-Facilitated Collaborative Science Initiative Renewed
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October 22, 2016
“in the news”
Kudos to CBC for its Infrastructure support!
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November 4, 2015
“in the news”
Chicago Biomedical Consortium Quoted as an Exemplary Collaborative Initiative in Chicago
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March 18, 2015
“in the news”
CBC Stimulates Fresh Research Collaborations
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September 3, 2014
“in the news”
Chicago Biomedical Consortium: A Three-University Hub of Research
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February 26, 2014
“in the news”
Tribute to the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust
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February 21, 2014
“in the news”
Chicago Biomedical Consortium quoted as a model of the Medici Effect
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September 20, 2013
“in the news”
Weaving the entrepreneurial fabric of Chicago
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April 5, 2013
“in the news”
A boost for biotech startups
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March 13, 2012
“in the news”
CBC model going viral
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September 27, 2011
“in the news”
NIH cites CBC as a role model
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December 8, 2009
“in the news”
Shoveling Science’s Data Avalanche
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October 22, 2009
“in the news”
Seeds of Collaboration
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