St. Joe’s names its next president

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute reached into Pennsylvania for a school leader to replace long-time president Robert Scott. Christopher Fulco, who is currently head of school at Woodlynde School in Pennsylvania, will become president at St. Joe's after Scott's retirement becomes official in June. A St. Joe's news release said Fulco has led Woodlynde since 2009, guiding the K-12 school through the creation and implementation of two strategic plans, a reorganized admissions process and enrollment…

Roswell Park spin-off raises $6 million in private financing

A startup biotechnology company developing anti-cancer drugs in Buffalo has raised $6 million in private financing to fund its initial human trials. OncoTartis was founded in 2011 using technology from the lab of Andrei Gudkov, the senior vice president for basic research at Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute. It is located at the nearby Thomas R. Beecher Jr. Innovation Center and led by CEO Alexander Polinsky. The funding comes from Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and the venture arm…