Curia Appoints Steve Lavezoli as Vice President, Biologics

Curia’s Vice President of Biologics

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Curia, a leading contract research, development and manufacturing organization, today announced it has appointed Steve Lavezoli as vice president of biologics effective Feb. 26. Lavezoli will lead Curia’s biologics division, overseeing its discovery, development and manufacturing services.

“This is an exciting time for our biologics team, and we are pleased to have Steve on board,” said Curia CEO Philip Macnabb. “Steve’s remarkable breadth of experience leading commercial operations for biologics development and manufacturing makes him a natural fit to lead our biologics efforts. Under his guidance, I have every confidence that we will further our mission of life-changing life science.”

Lavezoli most recently worked for Scorpius Biologics, a startup CDMO focused on microbial and mammalian biologics development and manufacturing as the vice president of commercial operations. Prior to joining Scorpius, he spent four years with Catalent Biologics, focused on drug substance business development in the U.S. for early-stage clinical programs and later focusing on late-stage commercial program integration. He also spent 12 years in the industrial gasses industry with Linde Gas before joining W.L. Gore in the startup biopharmaceutical division to work on a commercial business/market development role for bulk drug substance single-use items. He earned his B.S. in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

“Curia holds a unique position in the CDMO industry with an impressive end-to-end offering,” said Lavezoli. “It’s an honor to join a team with such deep scientific expertise and values-driven purpose to drive a positive impact on patients’ lives.”

Learn more about Curia’s biologics offerings here: https://curiaglobal.com/biologics/

About Curia
Curia is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with over 30 years of experience, an integrated network of 27 global sites and over 3,500 employees partnering with biopharmaceutical customers to bring life-changing therapies to market. Our biologics and small molecule offerings span discovery through commercialization, with integrated regulatory and analytical capabilities. Our scientific and process experts and state-of-the-art facilities deliver best-in-class experience across drug substance and drug product manufacturing. From curiosity to cure, we deliver every step to improve patients’ lives. Visit us at curiaglobal.com.

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Lantronix Lança Percepxion™, Nova Plataforma de Software em Nuvem para Dispositivos IoT

A Percepxion™ vem pré-configurada nos gateways, roteadores, rastreadores e switches da Lantronix para acelerar as implantações de dispositivos de ponta de IoT

IRVINE, Califórnia, Feb. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), fornecedora global de soluções de IoT de computação e conectividade, anunciou hoje o lançamento da a Percepxion™, nova plataforma Cloud IoT Edge Solutions. A Percepxion é pré-configurada nos premiados gateways, roteadores, rastreadores e switches IoT da Lantronix para fornecer gerenciamento seguro e abrangente do ciclo de vida do dispositivo. A plataforma Percepxion dimensiona eficientemente as implantações de borda de regional para global e é gerenciada por meio de um único painel intuitivo.

“A plataforma Percepxion fornece aos nossos clientes uma solução de IoT fácil de implementar pré-configurada nos nossos produtos de conexão e computação”, disse Jacques Issa, vice-presidente de Marketing da Lantronix Inc. “O recurso de vários locatários da Percepxion viabiliza uma solução B2B, gerando fluxos de receita incrementais para nossos clientes finais.”

A instalação remota de dispositivos Lantronix inclui provisionamento automatizado de toque zero gerenciado pela Percepxion. O firmware, a configuração e os certificados exigidos pelo local são carregados remotamente para garantir a comunicação segura de dados e dispositivos compatíveis. É ideal para gerenciamento de infraestrutura crítica, gerenciamento de frotas, cidades inteligentes e outras soluções completas de IoT.

Recursos Principais da Key Percepxion:

  • Segurança Robusta. A Percepxion simplifica as atualizações de software para manter uma segurança cibernética robusta do dispositivo. A plataforma em nuvem está em conformidade com os complexos requisitos de segurança dos escritórios de segurança corporativos para dispositivos, acesso a dados e usuários, garantindo integridade e sigilo em todas as soluções.
  • Operação do Dispositivo em Tempo Real. A Percepxion permite acesso remoto em tempo real para diagnóstico e solução de problemas, bem como atualizações over-the-air com agrupamento selecionado e monitoramento automatizado que geram alertas e notificações para minimizar o tempo de inatividade do sistema.
  • Potente Integração e Análise de Dados. Os painéis personalizados da Percepxion proporcionam visibilidade sob demanda dos dados de telemetria do dispositivo. A análise de tendências proporciona insights de ponta para o aprimoramento da eficiência e criação de aplicativos de manutenção preditiva. Os casos de uso corporativo podem acessar dados usando os serviços da API Percepxion para operação sem monitoramento.

A abordagem holística da Percepxion para soluções de borda de IoT acelera o tempo de geração de receita, simplificando o gerenciamento e a manutenção de borda, ao mesmo tempo em que fornece aos clientes assistência e garantia de longo prazo.

Serviço Percepxion para Dispositivos Lantronix.

Fornecida como um serviço, a plataforma de nuvem multilocatária Percepxion fornece às empresas um gerenciamento abrangente do ciclo de vida do dispositivo por meio de aplicativos de Web e móveis. Ele é oferecido com o pacote de Suporte Técnico de Nível, garantia limitada e outros serviços opcionais

Para mais informações sobre a Percepxion e uma oferta grátis de 60 dias, visite https://www.lantronix.com/percepxion/.

Sobre a Lantronix

A Lantronix Inc. é fornecedora global de soluções de IoT de computação e conectividade que visam setores de alto crescimento, incluindo Smart Cities, Automotive e Enterprise. Os produtos e serviços da Lantronix capacitam as empresas a alcançar o sucesso nos mercados de IoT em crescimento, fornecendo soluções personalizáveis que abordam cada camada da pilha de IoT. As soluções de ponta da Lantronix incluem infraestrutura de Subestações Inteligentes, sistemas de Infotainment e Vigilância por Vídeo, complementados com o avançado Out-of-Band Management (OOB) para Cloud e Edge Computing.

Para mais informação, visite o site Lantronix.

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Lantronix annonce le lancement de Percepxion™, sa nouvelle plateforme logicielle sur le cloud dédiée aux appareils compatibles avec l’IdO

Pré-paramétrée dans les passerelles, routeurs, traqueurs et commutateurs de Lantronix, Percepxion™ vise à accélérer le déploiement des dispositifs d’accès à l’IdO

IRVINE, Californie, 22 févr. 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ : LTRX), fournisseur mondial de solutions informatiques et de connectivité à l’IdO annonce ce jour le lancement de Percepxion™, sa nouvelle plateforme logicielle basée sur le cloud dédiée aux dispositifs d’accès à l’IdO. Ce produit est préconfiguré dans les passerelles d’accès à l’IdO, les routeurs, traqueurs et commutateurs primés de Lantronix, afin d’assurer une gestion sécurisée et intégrale du cycle de vie des appareils. La plateforme Percepxion permet une efficace mise à l’échelle des déploiements en périphérie, au niveau régional ou mondial. Sa gestion se pilote au moyen d’une interface unique et intuitive.

« La plateforme Percepxion prend la forme d’une solution compatible avec l’IdO simple à installer pour nos clients. Elle est en outre pré-paramétrée sur nos produits de connectivité et informatiques, » a déclaré Jacques Issa, Vice-président marketing de Lantronix Inc., et d’ajouter : « Son architecture multi-tenant en fait une solution B2B qui permet aux utilisateurs de générer une source de revenus supplémentaires. »

L’installation à distance des appareils Lantronix peut se faire de manière automatisée en mode sans contact directement depuis la plateforme. Les micrologiciels, configurations et certificats nécessaires à chaque site sont chargés à distance pour garantir à la fois le transfert sécurisé des données et la conformité des appareils. Cela constitue un excellent moteur d’optimisation de la gestion des infrastructures majeures, de la flotte, des villes intelligentes, et d’autres solutions compatibles avec l’IdO de bout-en-bout.

Parmi les fonctionnalités clés de Percepxion, on peut citer :

  • De solides caractéristiques de sécurité. Percepxion simplifie les vagues de mises à jour logicielles pour maintenir un niveau de cybersécurité fiable des appareils. Sa plateforme basée sur le cloud est conforme aux exigences pointues des bureaux de sécurité d’entreprise concernant les appareils, l’accès aux données et les permissions des utilisateurs, pour garantir l’intégrité et la confidentialité de l’ensemble des solutions informatiques.
  • Un fonctionnement en temps réel des appareils. Percepxion permet un accès à distance et en temps réel au diagnostic et au dépannage, ainsi qu’aux mises à jour à distance avec un regroupement sélectif et des contrôles automatisés qui génèrent des alertes et des notifications visant à réduire les temps d’arrêt du système.
  • L’intégration et l’analyse des données à haut niveau. Les tableaux de bord personnalisés de Percepxion accordent aux utilisateurs une visibilité sur mesure sur les données de télémétrie des appareils La fonction d’analyse des tendances fournit des informations approfondies sur la périphérie dans l’objectif d’améliorer l’efficacité et d’apporter des stratégies de maintenance prédictive. Les cas d’usage peuvent accéder aux données via les services API pour un fonctionnement sans écran.

Percepxion adopte une approche intégrale en matière de solutions de périphérie compatibles avec l’IdO qui dope le retour sur investissement en simplifiant les processus de gestion et de maintenance en périphérie, tout en fournissant une assistance et une assurance à long terme aux clients.

Des services dédiés aux appareils Lantronix

Disponible sous forme de service, la plateforme basée sur le cloud à l’architecture multi-tenant de Percepxion fournit aux entreprises une gestion complète du cycle de vie de leurs appareils à travers des applications Web et mobiles. Ce service est assorti d’une assistance technique de premier niveau, de conditions de garantie spécifiques et d’autres services en option.

Pour en savoir plus sur Percepxion et découvrir l’offre gratuite d’essai de 60 jours, nous vous invitons à visiter la page https://www.lantronix.com/percepxion/.

À propos de Lantronix

Lantronix Inc. est un fournisseur mondial de solutions informatiques et de connectivité compatibles avec l’Internet des Objets (IdO) ciblant des secteurs économiques à forte croissance comme l’urbanisme dit intelligent, l’automobile ou l’industrie. Les produits et services de Lantronix permet aux entreprises de réussir sur les marchés compatibles avec l’l’IdO en plein essor en apportant des solutions personnalisables déclinées sur tous les volets de la pile de l’IdO. Les solutions de pointe développées par Lantronix comprennent une infrastructure de sous-stations intelligentes, des systèmes d’infodivertissement et de surveillance vidéo, mais aussi une administration hors bande (out of band, OOB) avancée pour le cloud et l’informatique en périphérie.

Pour en savoir plus, rendez-vous sur le site web de Lantronix.

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Ghana records 19,000 TB cases in 2023


Ghana in 2023 recorded 19, 000 Tuberculosis cases, a huge increase over the 16,500 cases in 2022 and the previous years, the National TB Control Programme, Ghana Health Service, has disclosed.

The country in 2014, 2015 up to 2019 recorded about 14,000 to 15,000 cases against the 44, 000 cases expected to be detected annually.

Dr Yaw Adusi-Poku, the Programme Manager, National TB Control Programme (NTP), said out of the 19,000 cases, five per cent were children, which did not meet the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) target.

According to the WHO out of every total TB population in a country, eight to 10 per cent of the diagnosing should be children, this means that Ghana has not met the target therefore more diagnosis needed to be done.

Dr Adusi-Poku made this known at a day’s training for journalists in Accra to equip them with the necessary knowledge and tools to track the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (UNHLM TB) 2023 commitments and targets specific to Ghana.

The training was orga
nised by the Ghana National TB Voice Network (GNTBVN) under the Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) Round 12 grant.

The NTP Programme Manager indicated that more of the cases were picked up during the year under review because the Gene-Xperts and Cartridges needed for effective TB diagnosis were available.

Gene-Xperts is a machine that is used for early detection in TB diagnosis and uses Cartridges.

He said aside the Gene-Xperts, other interventions put in place such as the stool testing for children helped in getting more cases over the period.

‘Throughout 2023, there were no shortages of cartridges. We got cartridges from the COVID funds, through proposals that we wrote, therefore the supply was constant.

Trained health workers were also ready to screen cases and picked people who were presumed to have the pathogen, got them tested and because the cartridges were available for testing, we got this number of cases,’ he added.

Dr Adusi-Poku said with the number of cases, they believe more could
be done when the needed resources were available, saying we need support for additional cartridges from government, individuals, and institutions.

Dr Adusi-Poku said currently, there were cartridges available, which was a roll over from 2023 but was not sure if it would be enough for 2024, through to 2025 and 2026 unless government came in to support.

He said out of the 261 districts in Ghana there were only 171 Gene-Xperts which was not enough for early TB diagnosis in the districts.

‘We have about 261 districts, and we have 171 Gene-Xperts so we need to expand, make it accessible so that the mother or care giver wouldn’t travel for long for the test. Just go to the health centre and get diagnosed,’ he added.

The Programme Manager explained that the districts without the Gene-Xperts did sample transportation system, where the samples are taken to the teaching hospitals for diagnosis, and that it took two weeks to get the results.

He called for the support of all, including the media, teachers especially
those in the nursery and kindergarten schools to monitor the health chart of children under five to see if there was fault in their growth to help detect TB in children early.

He also appealed to parliament to support the NTP by amending the procurement laws to allow them to purchase cartridges and first-line medicines and resources to build the capacity of health workers to curb the spread of TB.

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease which most often affects the lungs. It is caused by a type of bacteria which spreads through the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or spits.

Symptoms of TB include prolonged cough (sometimes with blood), chest pain, weakness, fatigue, weight loss, fever, and night sweats.

Mr Samuel Hackman, the Executive Secretary of the Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism, speaking on the mandate of the Global Fund called for domestic funding for TB interventions in the country.

He said this was crucial because under the current Global Fund Grant Cycle 7 (GC7) co-fin
ancing commitment by the government, there was no allocation for TB.

He said despite the Government’s support, more commitment was needed to ensure that the bottlenecks in the procurement and financial laws that prevented the country from doing advanced purchases were changed.

‘If these can be addressed with the urgency that we did with Covid vaccines, then we should be able to do same for TB.

This is a human right issue, in other to be seen as fair and equitable in the distribution and care for people who fall sick in the country, nobody should be left behind whether it is TB, HIV or Malaria.

Mr Jerry Amoah-Larbi, the Coordinator, Ghana National TB Voice Network, said the media were partners in the fight against TB hence the training The objective of this training would focus on providing knowledge on TB high-level advocacy.

It would also create awareness, and activism initiatives to support and contribute to the attainment of the UNHLM TB 2023 targets on Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment (TPT) and the
GC7 government co-financing commitments.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Using vehicle without insurance cover is criminal act, NIC cautions


Mr. Michael Kofi Andoh, the Acting Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission (NIC)?has?said using vehicles on the road without insurance cover constitutes an act of criminality which?could lead to?arrest and prosecution.

He said there was also the need for insurance to cover not only the driver but the other allowable number of occupants for all to be secured in case of an emergency.

Mr. Andoh made the call at a day’s?joint sensitization programme organised by the NIC and the?Bono Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service at Abesim, near Sunyani.

The participants comprised representatives of companies in the insurance industry and the MTTD personnel in the region and focused on the need for insurance and its relevance to drivers and passengers.

Referring to the Insurance Act 2021 (Act 1061), he said the law states that every vehicle on the road must be insured and required the Police to help enforce the law to ensure sanity in the transport and insurance s
ectors.

‘The position of the operations of the law requires that every vehicle has insurance in compliance with the law to protect everybody on the road,’ Mr. Andoh said.

He urged vehicle owners to comply with the law for the safety of drivers and occupants.

He said it would be wrong and very pathetic for passengers to bear the cost of treatment and all other medical bills without support?in case of road accident and therefore entreated passengers to ? use the *920*57# app and the vehicle registration number to check if the car?was insured for safety’s sake before boarding, particularly any commercial vehicle.? ?

The NIC later donated assorted items which included?reflective vests and jackets, body bags, gloves and nose masks to the MTTD to enhance its operations and to protect the lives?of personnel while discharging their duties.

Assistant superintendent of Police (ASP) Joseph Twum received the items on behalf of the MTTD and?thanked the Commission for its continuous support to the Police Service for i
mproved professional service delivery.

ASP Twum appealed to other corporate organisations and philanthropists to emulate the NIC by supporting the Police Service with logistics to complement government’s effort in addressing operational challenges.

Source: Ghana News Agency

GJA inaugurates 75th anniversary planning committee


The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has inaugurated an 11-member planning committee for its 75th anniversary commemoration this year.

The Anniversary Planning Committee is chaired by Godwin Avenorgbo, a former Director of Radio at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).

Other members of the committee are Marian Kyei, a media consultant and private legal practitioner; Kobby Asmah, member of the National Media Commission and former Editor of Daily Graphic; Peter Agbeko, former Head of Public Affairs, Ghana Standards Authority; Ellen Avorgbedor, former Central Regional Director of the GBC, and Maxwell Kudekor, Eastern Regional Chairman of the GJA.

The rest of the members are Boahene Asamoah, Editor of Graphic Business; Zambaga Rufai, former Western Regional Secretary of the GJA; Alice Tettey, Central Regional Manager of the Ghana News Agency and former Central Regional Chairperson of the GJA; Dr Etse Sikanku, lecturer at the University of Media, Arts and Communication, and Mathias Tibu, former Vice Pre
sident of the GJA.

The Committee is expected to plan activities for the anniversary across the country, beginning from March to the climax in September at this year’s GJA Media Awards.

Mr Albert Dwumfour, President of the GJA, commended journalists for their contributions towards nation building over the years.

He said journalists over the years had played crucial roles toward the development of this country and called for the protection of journalists.

Mr Dwumfour called on the government to intensify its collaboration with the GJA in ensuring the safety and security of journalists in Ghana.

He urged the Attorney General to expedite action on Ahmed Suale’s case, saying, ‘it has been five years since the investigative journalist was murdered and nothing seems to be happening.’

Mr Dwumfour said the anniversary should be an occasion for journalists to see themselves as one people and marshal efforts to consolidate the gains made by upholding truth and diligence.

Professor Amin Alhassan, Director-General
of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, who inaugurated the committee, said no democracy could survive without journalism.

He said the country’s independence and democracy were championed and safeguarded through journalistic channels, thus through newspapers and news writings, adding that, the media was a cornerstone of nation building and development.

Initially christened Africa Press Association, the Association was birthed on August 15, 1949, and has since transitioned through different identities such as the Ghana Press Club, Association of Journalists and Writers, to its present name, the GJA.?

These anniversary activities will include a major event on August 15, which will mark the 75th birthday of the GJA.

Source: Ghana News Agency