Biotech

Grail’s liquid biopsy test shows high sensitivity in early cancer detection data at ASCO

Released on May 31, 2019

A company developing liquid biopsy technology for the early detection of cancers has new data …

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Biotech FDA

Resolution Bioscience Granted Breakthrough Device Designation from FDA

Released on May 30, 2019

Known as the Resolution HRD, the company’s liquid biopsy test promises to …

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Biotech

Mini-Brain Platform Mimics Human Brain to Help Develop Drugs, Test Therapies

Released on May 30, 2019

The Mini-Brain platform is a technique that provides the ability to create…

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Biotech Funding

Chicago precision medicine startup Tempus nabs $200M for expansion

Released on May 30, 2019

he company uses next-generation sequencing, machine learning and artificial intelligence-assisted image recognition to help …

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Biotech Funding

Liquid biopsy firm Thrive launches with $110M Series A round

Released on May 30, 2019

The biopsy, developed at Johns Hopkins University, uses…

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Biotech Funding

With $110M and Johns Hopkins tech, Thrive aims to make early cancer screening routine

Released on May 29, 2019

Rather than testing for cancer in a particular organ, CancerSEEK screens the…

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Biotech Diagnostics

RenalytixAI Hits Milestone with Break Through Designation

Released on May 3, 2019

RenalytixAI has won  Break Through Device designation from FDA for KidneyIntelX a technology that could help diagnose…

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Biotech

After beefy funding rounds, exosome-focused Codiak guns for $86M IPO

Released on April 30, 2019

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Codiak (not to be confused with Kodiak Sciences) emerged in 2015 boasting a leadership team headed by ex-Biogen R&D chief Doug Williams…

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Biotech

Biotechs getting bigger in late-stage R&D, leaving Big Pharmas behind: report

Released on April 23, 2019

The biotech industry is becoming the most active group for later-stage pipeline work, and while Big Pharma sees its R&D share drop…

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Biotech MedTech

Smooth or Textured: A Lesson in Biocompatibility

Released on April 17, 2019

Biocompatibility is properly understood as a property of a finished device, including…

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Biotech

Ultraviolet and Red Light Kill Infections in Donor Organs

Released on April 15, 2019

Researcher at the University of Toronto in Canada and University of São Paulo in Brazil have developed a method of getting rid of bacteria and viruses from donor organs using…

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Biotech Public Offering

Early Alzheimer’s biotech, late-stage heart drug company gun for $86M IPOs

Released on April 15, 2019

Two very different biotechs—one focused on pushing through an early Alzheimer’s disease drug and the other a phase 3 heart rate condition company…

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