#b#Saint Francis Joins Cancer Network#/b#

Saint Francis Medical Center in Trenton has joined the Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Center Network.

The Kimmel Network was established in 1993 to provide patients in its member hospitals access to the latest developments in cancer research, technology, and treatment. It also offers patients at member hospitals the opportunity to participate in clinical trials utilizing state-of-the-science approaches to preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer.

“Saint Francis has a proven commitment to a high quality multidisciplinary approach to cancer care as evidenced by being an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved cancer program since 1949,” says Leonard Gomella, clinical director of the network.

“Partnering with a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center allows us access to top-notch expertise and research that will benefit our patients,” says Jerry Jablonowski, Saint Francis president and CEO.

St. Francis provides diagnostic services and in-patient oncology care, medical oncology, outpatient surgery and chemotherapy, pain management, home care, and hospice services, as well as support and educational programs.

Saint Francis Medical Center, 601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton 08629-1986; 609-599-5000. Gerard Jablonowski, president/CEO. www.stfrancismedical.org.

#b#New Products#/b#

Systech International, 2540 Route 130, Cranbury Campus Suite 128, Cranbury 08512; 609-395-8400; fax, 609-395-0064. Robert M. DeJean, president and CEO. www.systech-tips.com.

Systech International, the Cranbury-based manufacturer of scanning and radio frequency identification devices, has announced the launch of e-Fingerprint, a product developed to combat pharmaceutical counterfeiting.

“e-Fingerprint will revolutionize the industry’s approach to combating counterfeiting,” says Robert DeJean, Systech CEO. “It is different than any other anti-counterfeit solution out there — by piggybacking on the existing serialization process, e-Fingerprint offers our customers an effective authentication solution at a fraction of the cost of deploying other covert or overt technologies.”

Serialization is the registration and labeling of pharmaceuticals with a distinctive number — usually a barcode — to document a product through its complete product lifecycle.

The e-Fingerprint system takes the visual noise generated by barcodes captured by pharmaceutical product inspection cameras during the serialization process, and then translates the image into a data string. The data string can then be sent to other locations — such as warehouses or pharmacies — where it can be used to authenticate products.

The system is similar to other visual authentication systems being used, but e-Fingerprint is the only one that translates the imagery into a data string rather than using the actual image.

Founded by DeJean in 1985, Systech was designed to help the pharmaceutical industry face growing pressures to become more effective in developing products while maintaining compliance with regulatory mandates through packaging.

DeJean is a longtime veteran in industrial automation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Before Systech, DeJean served in various sales and management roles for General Electric, Texas Instruments, and Ribble Engineering. He holds a bachelor’s in engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson.

Qforma, 40 Nassau Street, Princeton 08540; 609-921-7979; fax, 609-924-7491. Alan G. Reicheg, chief commercial officer. www.qforma.com.

Qforma, a pharma analytics company with an office at 40 Nassau Street, has launched MobileMETRx — a universal web and mobile platform that provided field-based sales reps with on-demand market analysis.

According to Qforma CEO Kelly Myers, MobileMETRx “enables our clients to take immediate action from their iPad or other mobile devices. MobileMETRx fulfills the market’s need for valuable sales tools for field teams.”

She says that MobileMETRx helps sales reps identify customers by using targeted criteria and pinpointing key customers in the reps immediate vicinity.

Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the company moved its Princeton office from 20 to 40 Nassau Street in 2010 to accommodate a 23-percent increase in staff.

Qforma develops analytical software tools designed to help doctors and pharma clients organize data from disparate sources and identify patterns. The company also advises companies on business practices, management, and staffing.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Marta Cruz Gold Esq, 134 Franklin Corner Road, Suite 107, Lawrenceville 08648 609-924-8500; fax, 732-875-1198.

Marta Cruz Gold has moved her law office from 2 Tree Farm Road to 134 Franklin Corner Road. Cruz Gold specializes in immigration, wills, and bankruptcy law.

Northwest Criterion Asset Management LLC, 34 Chambers Street, Suite 211, Princeton 08542 609-924-4488; fax, 609-924-1155. Michael A. Camp, principal. www.nwcriterion.com.

Northwest Criterion Management, an investment advisement firm, is moving from 34 Chambers Street to 914 Commons Way in Montgomery Commons.

Validation Transcription Service, 12 Roszel Road, Suite A202, Princeton 08540 201-655-2831; fax, 609-228-4034.. vts-us.com.

Validation Transcription Service moved from Suite A202 to Suite B203 at 12 Roszel Road at the end of October. The IT company provides services in computer system validation, custom application development, enterprise solutions, technology consulting, and project management.

Leo R. Zamparelli, 1719 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville 08648 609-989-4770; fax, 609-989-9778. www.leozamparelli.com.

Leo R. Zamparelli has moved his law office from 1719 Route 1 to 20 Scotch Road in Ewing. Zamparelli represents clients in areas of bank, corporate, estate, international, franchise, litigation, real estate, and zoning law.

Advaxis Inc. (ADXS), 305 College Road East, Princeton 08540; 609-452-9813; Tom Moore, CEO. www.advaxis.com.

Advaxis, a biotech specializing in cancer vaccines, has moved to 305 College Road East from 675 Route 1 in North Brunswick.

Advaxis develops next-generation immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Its treatments are based on technology that uses live, attenuated bacteria that are bio-engineered to secrete a fusion protein that redirects the human body’s immune response to attack cancer cells.

According to CEO Tom Moore, the company is currently conducting five Phase II drug studies, and recently “dosed” another 180 patients with good results.

Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO), 22 Chambers Street, Suite 400, Princeton 08540; 609-258-4136; fax, 609-258-1880. Andrew K. Golden, president.

Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO) moved from 693 Alexander Road back to 22 Chambers Street. The Alexander Road location served as a temporary office while the Chambers Street office was renovated.

PRINCO manages Princeton University’s endowment, and provides advice on the investment of the university’s gift planning program assets.

The Fund for New Jersey, 1 Palmer Square, Suite 303, Princton 08540; 609-356-0421; Kiki Jamieson, president. www.fundfornj.org.

The Fund For New Jersey moved its offices from 94 Church Street in New Brunswick to 1 Palmer Square, Suite 303. The organization provides grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey working on public policy in the areas of social justice, economic opportunity, and the environment.

Stewart Business Systems (XRX), 4365 Route 1 South, Suite 210, Princeton 08540; 609-734-0008; fax, 609-734-0250. Rob Bain, vice president, major accounts. www.stewartind.com.

Stewart Business systems has moved its office in 4365 Route 1 South from suite 103 to suite 210. The company sells office equipment and also provides consulting sevices on workflow optimization.

#b#Deaths#/b#

William Sword Jr., 61, on October 29 as the result of an accident associated with Hurricane Sandy.

Sword joined Wm Sword & Co., a Princeton-based investment firm, in 1976 after graduating from Princeton University and became head of the company in 1981. The company was founded started by his father, William Sword.

Sword served on the board of directors of several companies including Mathematica and Nassau Broadcasting.

He was a trustee of the Hun School, the Princeton Area Community Foundation, and the Princeton HealthCare System Foundation. He was a member of the state Health Care Facilities Financing Authority and served as chair of its finance committee.

Christopher C. Ferrara Jr., 61, on October 29. He retired in 2011 after 20 years service with Capital Health Regional Medical Center-Fuld.

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