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Tapping Into the Innovation Grid: J&J, Data, and a Shifting Healthcare Focus

Tapping Into the Innovation Grid: J&J, Data, and a Shifting Healthcare Focus

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

Johnson & Johnson's global head of external innovation says there needs to be a shift in how healthcare research is funded to focus on early detection and curing rather than...
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Healthcare AI Tech is Here, Now We Must Learn to Manage the Data

Healthcare AI Tech is Here, Now We Must Learn to Manage the Data

5 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Pharma and software firms are actively embracing AI and machine learning, but governments may need to lead the way in accessing relevant data, says Molecular Health. Molecular...
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AI Can Unlock Health Data's Potential, But Access Is Still Difficult

AI Can Unlock Health Data's Potential, But Access Is Still Difficult

6 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

When Mark Bakken formed the healthcare technology investment firm HealthX Ventures nearly five years ago , he says hospitals, insurers, and other potential buyers of digital...
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Nuance & Microsoft Team Up on Conversational AI for Doctors' Offices

Nuance & Microsoft Team Up on Conversational AI for Doctors' Offices

7 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Nuance Communications' plan to lighten the clerical burden on physicians is coming into focus, and it involves an assist from tech giant Microsoft. Nuance , the 27-year-old...
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Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

7 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Five years ago, the big tech incubator Y Combinator started to welcome life sciences companies into its sizable startup classes, which had previously nurtured entrepreneurs in...
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Unpack Digital Health's Progress & Pitfalls at X·CON on Oct. 22

Unpack Digital Health's Progress & Pitfalls at X·CON on Oct. 22

7 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Digital health is having a moment , thanks to a convergence of increasingly sophisticated computing technologies, a more favorable regulatory environment, and growing buy-in...
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Meissa Scores $30M to Test Vaccine for Dangerous Respiratory Virus

Meissa Scores $30M to Test Vaccine for Dangerous Respiratory Virus

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

No vaccine is yet available for respiratory syncytial virus , which causes lung infections that, while usually mild, can be deadly for very young children. Biotech startup...
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Report: IPO Activity Picking Back Up Following Quiet, Volatile Q3

Report: IPO Activity Picking Back Up Following Quiet, Volatile Q3

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

While the headlines may be dominated by news of WeWork putting its IPO on hold after reports about its questionable corporate governance, the overall initial public offering...
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Amazon Launches Virtual Clinic to Help Its Employees Get Healthcare

Amazon Launches Virtual Clinic to Help Its Employees Get Healthcare

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Amazon has created a new service where its employees can get treatment and advice for non-emergency health issues, according to a website the tech giant recently brought...
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HMS's $36M Deal to Buy VitreosHealth Combines Complementary Firms

HMS's $36M Deal to Buy VitreosHealth Combines Complementary Firms

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

One Texas-based healthcare software business has acquired another in an all-cash deal worth $36.5 million, the companies announced late Monday. Irving, TX-based HMS Holdings...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Forma Therapeutics Eyes IPO to Advance Sickle Cell, Prostate Cancer Drugs

Forma Therapeutics Eyes IPO to Advance Sickle Cell, Prostate Cancer Drugs

Forma Therapeutics has developed a pipeline of small molecules aimed at rare blood disorders and cancers, but it aims to advance two-investigational treatments for sickle cell... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: ASCO Opens, Merck Takes On COVID, Evofem's Approval & More

Bio Roundup: ASCO Opens, Merck Takes On COVID, Evofem's Approval & More

A year ago about 40,000 people gathered in Chicago for the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Today a virtual version of the ASCO conference, the... Read more ...

AbbVie Wins First FDA Approval of Drug to Treat Uterine Fibroid Bleeds

AbbVie Wins First FDA Approval of Drug to Treat Uterine Fibroid Bleeds

An AbbVie drug that treats pain in the uterus has notched an additional FDA approval for addressing heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids. The regulatory... Read more ...

Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data

Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data

Antineutrino detectors are submersed in liquid at the Daya Bay experiment, as seen during the final phase of construction in August 2012. Experiment: Daya Bay reactor neutrino... Read more ...

Seeing Cancer, But Not Through a Microscope

Seeing Cancer, But Not Through a Microscope

Toward the end of the 19th century, a French doctor named Ernest Besnier coined the term “ biopsy ,” combining the Greek bios and opsis. In the decades since, clinicians have... Read more ...

Variant Emerges With $16M to Find “Outlier Humans” to Reveal New Drugs

Variant Emerges With $16M to Find “Outlier Humans” to Reveal New Drugs

Human DNA holds secrets that, once uncovered, have led scientists to develop a number of treatments for disease. A slew of biopharmas and biotechs-not to mention national... Read more ...

Don't Wait for “Them” to Find Your Weaknesses

Don't Wait for “Them” to Find Your Weaknesses

Our Professional Services Written by: Crystal Booth, M.M.- Regional Manager, Southeast USA at PSC Biotech We've probably all heard the phrase “audit ready state”. But what does... Read more ...

Functional oral nanoparticles for delivering silibinin and cryptotanshinone...

Breast cancer lung metastasis occurs in more than 60% of all patients with breast cancer, and most of those afflicted by it eventually die of recurrence. The tumor... Read more ...

Escherichia coli metabolism under short-term repetitive substrate dynamics...

Microbial metabolism is highly dependent on the environmental conditions. Especially, the substrate concentration, as well as oxygen availability, determine the metabolic... Read more ...

High-yield production of l-serine through a novel identified exporter...

L-Serine has wide and increasing applications in industries with fast-growing market demand. Although strategies for achieving and improving l-serine production in... Read more ...