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New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

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Three new venture funds are seeking to invest up to $6.3 billion in start-up companies with advances in life sciences, health care, energy, and information technologies. . . . → Read More: New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

Trial Underway Testing Bioelectronic Incontinence Device

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The first participants are enrolled in a clinical trial of an implanted bio-feedback device to help women control urinary incontinence, sudden or stress-related urges to urinate. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway Testing Bioelectronic Incontinence Device

Real-World Data Shown to Match Eye Disease Trial Results

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Research findings show data in patients’ electronic health records can be collected and analyzed to replicate results from late-stage clinical trials of an eye disease biologic drug. . . . → Read More: Real-World Data Shown to Match Eye Disease Trial Results

Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

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A clinical trial is set to begin that compares monitoring of lung functions in people with asthma using portable ultrasound and mobile app at home to conventional tests in a clinic. . . . → Read More: Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

Environmental Biomarker Start-Up Gains $16M in Early Funds

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A new company developing diagnostics for neurological and other disorders based on environmental exposures is raising $16 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Environmental Biomarker Start-Up Gains $16M in Early Funds

Audio Digital Biomarkers Start-Up Raises $3.7M in Seed Funds

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A new company developing techniques to analyze internal physiological sounds captured by stethoscopes as health indicators is raising $3.7 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Audio Digital Biomarkers Start-Up Raises $3.7M in Seed Funds

Project to Sequence 20K Dog and Cat Genomes

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Some 20,000 dogs and cats are expected to have their genomes sequenced in the next 10 years for a publicly available database to enable precision medicine for pets. . . . → Read More: Project to Sequence 20K Dog and Cat Genomes

BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

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The biotechnology company BioNTech SE is partnering with the U.K. government to provide up to 10,000 personalized cancer immunotherapy treatments by 2030. . . . → Read More: BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

Protein Chemistry Biotech Gains Collaboration, Venture Funds

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An enterprise discovering new drugs with optical light-based protein chemistry is emerging from stealth, including work with biopharmaceutical company Genentech. . . . → Read More: Protein Chemistry Biotech Gains Collaboration, Venture 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