Short Takes

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Peter C. Farrell, Ph.D., chairman and CEO of ResMed was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2005 national award winner in the Health Sciences Category...The Pittsburg Business Times gave Respironics CEO John Miclot its 2005 Manufacturer of the Year Award. Miclot was selected from among 15 finalists....The Times also honored The Braff Group as the 4th fastest growing healthcare company in the Pittsburgh region in its annual ranking of the 100 fastest growing privately held companies in the area...Arakis Ltd. and Vectura Group announced that their product, NVA237 (formerly AD 237), a daily treatment for COPD, has entered a Phase IIb multiple dose-ranging clinical trial.