Connecting patients, families and communities through innovative robot technology
BOSTON, July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Starlight Children's Foundation and Astellas USA Foundation are partnering to advance children's health and education through technology with the placement of three VGo robots at MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston. Hospital staff and representatives from Astellas USA Foundation and Starlight gathered at the facility today to unveil and celebrate the new technology.
Two-day event features Robin Roberts, Ronda Rousey, Amy Cuddy and exclusive video interview with Malala Yousafzai
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Astellas today announced that it will host a cutting-edge event on female empowerment, titled Women in Action 2016, on July 14 and 15 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. The event aims to connect the women of Astellas and teenage girls to inspire leadership and confidence, overcome challenges and succeed by making meaningful contributions that will improve global society.
2016 Great Place to Work® ranking marks third time Astellas Farma Brasil has made the list
SÃO PAULO, Brazil, June 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) has placed #3 among the best companies to work for in the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute’s latest rankings. The results are based on a survey of hundreds of pharmaceutical industry employees across Brazil.
Employees Also Raised $66,000 for Charity at the Company’s 2.5K “Spirit Run” Down the Las Vegas Strip
LAS VEGAS – June 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 1,200 Astellas employees attending the international pharmaceutical company’s National Sales Forum in Las Vegas, Nev., recently took time out of their busy meeting schedule to volunteer their time to benefit four different charities in Southern Nevada. The events kicked off Astellas’ annual day of service, Changing Tomorrow Day, where Astellas offic
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of CEOs founded by former President George H.W. Bush, developed and administers the Gold Standard, an employee wellness accreditation program that addresses cancer in the workplace.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Astellas was recently named a top employer in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Biotech sector by several leading diversity-focused magazines published by DiversityComm, Inc. (DCI). DCI is dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity in the workplace.
Nominations now being accepted for the award, which will be presented in December at a special event in Aspen, Colorado
NORTHBROOK, Ill., and ASPEN, Colo., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Astellas, in collaboration with the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF), today announced its sponsorship of the third annual Bounce Back Award. Nominations are now being accepted for the award, which will recognize two transplant recipients who exhibit a great post-transplant quality of life, whether it is a career accomplishment, participation in a sport or hobby, or simply leading a fulfilling life with family and loved ones.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Astellas today debuts its Americas Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report Card 2015 along with its new Social Responsibility platform of Living SMART – a strategic initiative dedicated to helping communities access the resources they need to flourish and face the future with confidence.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Dr. Anne Keating, executive director and global development project leader for oncology at Astellas, will be honored today as a Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association at its 27th Woman of the Year event at the New York Hilton Midtown.
Finalists invited to pitch ideas to panel of judges including Robert Herjavec, technology entrepreneur, passionate cancer caregiver and star of ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit television show Shark Tank
BOSTON, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) announced today the launch of the C3 Prize™, a challenge designed to inspire non-medicine innovations that improve the cancer care experience for patients, caregivers and loved ones. Entries will be accepted through August 8 and following a live pitch to a panel of judges including Robert Herjavec, star of ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit television show Shark Tank, three winners will be awarded a total of $100,000 in grants as well as membership to healthcare technology incubator MATTER to bring their ideas to life.