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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

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

Infographic – Cancer Start-Up Venture Funds Decline

Chart: Venture funding for cancer start-ups, 2018-2022

Funding for new enterprises creating products and services that treat or detect cancer fell more than 40 percent from last year. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Cancer Start-Up Venture Funds Decline

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

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

Mental Health VR Companies Merge, Raise $13M

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Two developers of virtual reality therapy technology for mental health disorders are combining their operations, and raising $13 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Mental Health VR Companies Merge, Raise $13M

FDA Clears AI Heart Failure Detection System

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The Food and Drug Administration authorized for marketing an algorithm-driven medical device for diagnosing a common, but difficult to detect, type of heart failure. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears AI Heart Failure Detection System