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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas’ Partnership with Rutgers Likely to Cost Other Medical Schools Their Student Slots

New Brunswick, NJ, August 2, 2017 — Anjalee Khemlani reports on NJBIZ that RWJBarnabas Health will likely be cutting ties with several universities as part of the new partnership with Rutgers University, NJBIZ has learned.

The health system will be prioritizing medical students from Rutgers for its available student slots, according to RWJBarnabas CEO Barry Ostrowsky.

“Our priority academic partner is Rutgers medical schools,” Ostrowsky said.  “The extent to which Rutgers needs teaching slots, our job is to make certain Rutgers … our system is able to meet its needs.  After that, if we have the ability to accommodate other relationships, we can maintain other relationships.” Continue reading

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Announce Partnership Creating New Jersey’s Premier Academic Health Care System

New Brunswick, NJ, July 28, 2017 — RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University yesterday announced plans to partner and create the state’s largest academic health care system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research and world-class health and medical education that will transform and advance health care in New Jersey.

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Barry H. Ostrowsky and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Chancellor Brian Strom provided details of the new partnership outlined in a formal Letter of Intent during a ceremony at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick. Continue reading

NJBIZ: Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Working on Major Research, Educational Partnership

Rutgers RNew Brunswick, NJ, October 15, 2016 — Anjalee Khemlani reports in NJBIZ that Rutgers University and RWJBarnabas Health are working on an extensive strategic partnership that could include research investment and medical student internships.

RWJBarnabas is interested in investing and supporting research at Rutgers, as well as making Rutgers medical students a top priority for educational and internship programs at the health system.

The relationship would potentially give RWJBarnabas “bench-to-bedside” access to the results of research at the university. Continue reading