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Oxford, GSK Partner on New Tech for Neuro Diseases

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GlaxoSmithKline is funding a joint research center at University of Oxford to advance precision medical technologies, beginning with neurological disorders. . . . → Read More: Oxford, GSK Partner on New Tech for Neuro Diseases

$180M Venture Fund Backing Age-Related Disease Start-Ups

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A new venture capital fund aims to finance research entrepreneurs addressing root causes of age-related diseases with therapies and early diagnostics. . . . → Read More: $180M Venture Fund Backing Age-Related Disease Start-Ups

Trial Advances Test of Electronic Cancer Treatment

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A clinical trial completed enrollment of lung cancer patients testing a device sending an electric field into their tumors to disrupt cancer cell proliferation. . . . → Read More: Trial Advances Test of Electronic Cancer Treatment

Small Biz Grant Funds Long-Term Spasticity Implant

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A developer of treatments for neurological disorders received National Institutes of Health funding for an implant treating spasticity for up to six months. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant Funds Long-Term Spasticity Implant

Trial Identifies Biomarkers for Quick Concussion Test

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A clinical trial reveals glycan compounds found in saliva and urine as indicators of traumatic brain injury, helping create a quick diagnostic for the condition. . . . → Read More: Trial Identifies Biomarkers for Quick Concussion Test

Chip Device Simulates Coronavirus Gut Symptoms

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Biomedical engineers found a chip device with intestinal tissue can simulate coronavirus infections and symptoms in the gut, and test possible treatments. . . . → Read More: Chip Device Simulates Coronavirus Gut Symptoms

Data Partnership Aims for Precise Parkinson’s Care

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A medical device maker is offering brain stimulation data to a neurological software company to provide personalized care for people with Parkinson’s disease. . . . → Read More: Data Partnership Aims for Precise Parkinson’s Care

Stem Cell Patch Shown to Repair Retinal Damage

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Research with lab rats shows a transplanted tissue patch derived from stem cells repairs damaged retinas and helps restore visual functions. . . . → Read More: Stem Cell Patch Shown to Repair Retinal Damage

AI Analysis Finds Serious Covid-19 Genetic Driver

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A deep and multi-variable analysis of patients with serious Covid-19 respiratory symptoms finds the condition associated with abnormal expression of one gene. . . . → Read More: AI Analysis Finds Serious Covid-19 Genetic Driver

Book Review – The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

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As the world struggles to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, author Michael Lewis tells how the U.S. first struggled to identify and contain the virus. . . . → Read More: Book Review – The Premonition: A Pandemic Story