Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 11-17, 2011

This week, read about a new NFL requirement that could add to the cost of hosting a Super Bowl and see how China is faring with research and development jobs. In Focus, meet the people behind popular business tweets. And check out the latest insight and analysis in Forefront.

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Firm joins race with IU autism drug

The Indiana University School of Medicine has licensed a pediatric psychiatrist’s patent on
an alcohol-dependency drug that the doctor discovered improves the language and social skills of autism patients. IU has licensed the patent to Indianapolis-based Confluence Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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MORRIS: Firefighters fill convention center

I recently had the opportunity to walk through the exhibit space at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference at the newly expanded Indiana Convention Center. It gave me a great firsthand look at why we invested $275 million expanding the convention center.

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The Indianapolis Indians have added a pair of sponsors, and officials for the AAA minor-league baseball franchise are reporting they’ve grown sponsorship revenue from $1.6 million in 2010 to $2 million this year. This month, Indians officials announced sponsorship deals with Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance and PNC Bank. Financial terms of the deals were not […]

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