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NIH Funds Brain-Computer Implant Device

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A developer of implanted devices to record signals from brain cells received funding to advance a smaller and more durable electrode array. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Brain-Computer Implant Device

Small Biz Grant to ID Digital Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s

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National Institutes of Health is awarding a grant to identify indicators of Alzheimer’s disease in a company’s collecting of life stories from older people. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant to ID Digital Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s

Foundation Plans $1B for Longevity Research

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A charitable foundation began work today supporting research on human longevity, with the goal of increasing lifespans to more than 120 years. . . . → Read More: Foundation Plans $1B for Longevity Research

Small Biz Grant Funds Superbug Therapy Technology

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A company designing synthetic viruses that attack antibiotic-resistant bacteria is receiving National Science Foundation funds to advance its work. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant Funds Superbug Therapy Technology

Small Biz Grant to Advance Cancer Chemotherapy Patch

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A medical device company is receiving a small business grant from NIH to commercialize a patch that delivers chemotherapy directly to oral tumors. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant to Advance Cancer Chemotherapy Patch

CEPI Funding Covid-19 Variant Vaccine

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A biotechnology company is advancing a vaccine to protect against disease from SARS-CoV-2 variants, with new support from the organization CEPI. . . . → Read More: CEPI Funding Covid-19 Variant Vaccine

Liquid Biopsy Tech Adapted for Covid-19 Testing

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A company developing non-invasive liquid biopsy tests for cancer received NIH funding to extend that technology for quick Covid-19 virus tests. . . . → Read More: Liquid Biopsy Tech Adapted for Covid-19 Testing

Gates Grant Funds HIV-Birth Control Implant

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A biotechnology company received a foundation grant for an implanted device to prevent HIV infection and unwanted pregnancy in women. . . . → Read More: Gates Grant Funds HIV-Birth Control Implant

NIH Funds Programmable mRNA to Treat Cancer

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National Cancer Institute is funding research on using programmable synthetic messenger RNA to treat two types of solid tumor cancer. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Programmable mRNA to Treat Cancer

Alzheimer’s Digital Biomarkers Project Gains New Funds

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A venture philanthropy group is funding an initiative to find digital data indicators of early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Digital Biomarkers Project Gains New Funds