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Implanted Organoid Connects to Brain, Reacts to Visual Cues

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Engineers and neuroscientists developed a circuit that in lab mice connects implanted lab-grown brain tissue to the brain’s cognitive center and responds to visual stimuli. . . . → Read More: Implanted Organoid Connects to Brain, Reacts to Visual Cues

Over-the-Counter Naloxone Receiving Faster FDA Review

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The opioid overdose drug naloxone in nasal spray form is receiving priority review from the Food and Drug Administration as an over-the-counter drug. . . . → Read More: Over-the-Counter Naloxone Receiving Faster FDA Review

Peptide Discovery Company to Gain $3.3B in Licensing Deals

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A discoverer of therapeutic peptides signed licensing deals in the past few days with two drug makers that could bring the company as much as $3.3 billion. . . . → Read More: Peptide Discovery Company to Gain $3.3B in Licensing Deals

Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

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A new company creating protein ingredients for food products from carbon dioxide converted by engineered bacteria is raising €4 million more in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

Immune Organoid Company Raises $4.3M in Seed Funds

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A new company developing 3-D cell and tissue models of lymph nodes for discovery of immunotherapies is raising $4.3 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Immune Organoid Company Raises $4.3M in Seed Funds

Personal Allergy Start-Up Gains $16.5M in Early Funds

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A new business that provides personalized allergy testing, drug making, and delivery to consumers is raising $16.5 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Personal Allergy Start-Up Gains $16.5M in Early Funds

Trial Shows Gel Clears Common Skin Cancer Wounds

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Results of a clinical trial indicate a gel applied to lesions caused by basal cell carcinoma is safe for patients and clears the cancerous skin tumors. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Gel Clears Common Skin Cancer Wounds

Brain-Computer Interface Company Raises $75M in New Funds

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A developer of an implanted electronic system that captures and transmits thoughts of movement into signals for digital devices is raising $75 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Brain-Computer Interface Company Raises $75M in New Funds

Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

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A clinical trial is underway testing the safety and feasibility of focused ultrasound to enable use of blood tests to monitor a patient’s glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

New Company Creating High-Capacity Gene Therapies to the Brain

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A new business is underway developing gene therapies with higher capacities than most current technologies to treat neurodegenerative disorders. . . . → Read More: New Company Creating High-Capacity Gene Therapies to the Brain