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Venture Category: Biotechnology


This week's biotechnology venture startup news



Ariel Precision Medicine - DNA, Genes, & Chromosomes (Jan 11 2021)
Introduction Learning about human genetics can seem to be a daunting task. However, by breaking down the information into smaller pieces, we can make sense of it! Biological life is built upon four major classes of molecules that exist in all of the cells of your body: carbohydrates, fats, protei...
    Benchling - Benchling & uniQure: Bringing a gene therapy pioneer from paper to the cloud (Jan 15 2021)
    Download the PDFHaving originated the first approved gene therapy in 2012, uniQure is a leading pioneer in the field. By leveraging their modular and validated technology platform, uniQure is rapidly advancing a pipeline of AAV-based gene therapies to treat patients with hemophilia, Huntington’...
      Biome Makers - Soil, The Diverse Factory of Life (Jan 12 2021)
      Are you interested in Soil Health ? Download our ebook Help us to spread the word! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Bibliography
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        Cardea Bio - Cardea Bio Adds $6.5 Million to Series A; Early-Stage Financing Now Totals More Than $20 Million (Jan 12 2021)
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          Cota Healthcare - 2021: The Year of Real-World Data (Jan 12 2021)
          The pandemic has specifically accelerated the pace of innovation in the realm of real-world data, fueling a number of trends that we expect will carry on and pick up steam post-COVID.
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            DTx Pharma - DTx Pharma Promotes Bryan Laffitte, Ph.D. to Chief Scientific Officer (Jan 11 2021)
            SAN DIEGO, January 11, 2020 PRNewswire – DTx Pharma, Inc. (DTx), a privately-held biotechnology company creating novel RNA-based therapeutics to treat the genetic drivers of disease, announced today the promotion of Bryan Laffitte, Ph.D. to Chief Scientific Officer. “Given Bryan’s significa...
              Embark - An Intentional New Year With Your Dog (Jan 15 2021)
              As we enter into a new year, this is the perfect opportunity to rethink your relationship with your dog and the things that you do together. Our dogs are our constant companions, something that many people have experienced even more of over the last year. Whether you have a new pandemic puppy or ...
                Genomenon - Mastermind Update: More Intuitive Search (Jan 13 2021)
                The latest update to the Mastermind Genomic Search Engine includes enhancements to the search functionality, which provides a more effective and intuitive search experience. MORE INTUITIVE SEARCH When adding your search terms to Mastermind, the display interface has been updated with a more intui...
                  GenXys Health Care Systems - Chronic Gout and Prevention of NSAID-Induced Gastrotoxicity (Jan 12 2021)
                  All TreatGx users now have access to the updated algorithms for Chronic Gout and Prevention of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID)-Induced Gastrotoxicity.  Chronic Gout:  This comprehensive update incorporates information from the most recent clinical guidelines and literature, ...
                    Grail - GRAIL Announces Collaborations with Amgen, AstraZeneca, and Bristol Myers Squibb to Evaluate Cancer Early Detection Technology for Minimal Residual Disease (Jan 11 2021)
                    MENLO PARK, Calif., January 11, 2021 — GRAIL, Inc., a healthcare company whose mission is …
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                      Intellijoint Surgical - Total Hip Replacement: A Brief History of the Evolution (Jan 12 2021)
                      Total Hip Replacement: A Brief History of the Evolution The journey to modern hip replacement has been a long and innovative one. People suffering from hip pain dates back as far as human existence but until recently had no reliable cure. Luckily for us, the last century has been filled with orth...
                        Irras - H.C. Wainwright Virtual BioConnect Conference (Jan 11 2021)
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                          LunaDNA - Looking Ahead into 2021 and Beyond — A Letter from The President, Dawn Barry (Jan 13 2021)
                          By Dawn Barry, President and Co-founder, LunaPBC Welcome to the New Year, LunaDNA community. Your passion and commitment to creating health solutions these past few years has inspired all of us. You’ve continuously reinforced that the LunaDNA mission is not just ours alone, and that we are all ...
                            Mammoth Biosciences - Building SARS-CoV-2 testing capacity with DETECTR BOOST™ (Jan 12 2021)
                            With the current surge in COVID-19 cases, laboratories are once again struggling to keep up with testing demand and meet the critical 24-48 hour turnaround time required for effective management and maximum reimbursement. Testing capacity has seen dramatic growth over the last 6 months. Testing l...
                              MEND - Can Physicians Recommend Supplements? (Jan 11 2021)
                              Can Physicians Recommend Supplements? A look at the rules and regulations By Eziah Syed, CEO MEND   Note: we provide here summary guidelines interpreted from our readings of the published rules and regulations. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be used in lieu of leg...
                                Mindleap Health - Psychedelic Integration With A Religious eader (Jan 14 2021)
                                Chaplains, pastors, and those serving in the ministry often face the same struggles as mental health professionals in maintaining their mental and spiritual wellbeing while tending to others. Providers of spiritual care represent an underserved population and are at risk in many ways. A 2017 arti...
                                  Mirum Pharmaceuticals - Senior Director/Executive Director, FP&A (Jan 15 2021)
                                  
                                  
                                    Monocl - 5 Steps to MSL Success in Rare Disease Medical Affairs (Jan 12 2021)
                                    The life sciences industry is a modern marvel. It is producing the most dramatic scientific breakthroughs in history and life-altering treatments and cures for diseases are emerging rapidly. Artificial intelligence is being used to diagnose cancer. Leading-edge gene therapies are being used to cure ...
                                      Navrogen - Navrogen Establishes Research Collaboration with The National Cancer Institute to Test Mesothelin-Targeting Therapies for Cancers Affected by Humoral Immuno-Oncology Factors (Jan 11 2021)
                                      Navrogen, Inc. and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have established a research collaboration aimed at testing mesothelin-targeting therapies for the treatment of cancers where humoral immunity is suppressed.
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                                        NuProbe - NuProbe Closes $42M Fundraising (Jan 11 2021)
                                        HOUSTON and SHANGHAI, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NuProbe, a genomics and molecular diagnostics company...
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                                          Pheronym - Pheronym presenting at the Seed Central 5th Innovator Showcase at UC Davis (Jan 14 2021)
                                          Come and join us on Jan 21 at 9:55 AM pacific time for our 3 min online pitch. We also have a company visit on Jan 29 at 10 AM pacific time. Virtually join us and talk to us. Here is a link to register to seed central event to see the presentations.    
                                            Phin For Good - Pheronym presenting at the Seed Central 5th Innovator Showcase at UC Davis (Jan 14 2021)
                                            Come and join us on Jan 21 at 9:55 AM pacific time for our 3 min online pitch. We also have a company visit on Jan 29 at 10 AM pacific time. Virtually join us and talk to us. Here is a link to register to seed central event to see the presentations.    
                                              Pillar Biosciences - Medical Technologist (Jan 12 2021)
                                              Natick, MA | Full-time       Job purpose: We are looking for a Medical Technologist with at least three years of experience in a CLIA/FDA regulated environment and direct experience with high-complexity testing. The ideal candidate will have experience in NGS-based molecular diagnostic te...
                                                Primmune Therapeutics - Primmune Therapeutics Announces Close of Series A Financing (Jan 12 2021)
                                                SAN DIEGO, January 12, 2021 – Today, Primmune Therapeutics announced the close of its Series A financing round with the addition of $4.0 million from Bioqube Ventures, a European life sciences venture capital firm. This brings the total of the Series A financing raise to $31.4 million. These fu...
                                                  Proscia Inc. - Proscia Recognized For Disrupting Healthcare Diagnostics By CB Insights (Jan 13 2021)
                                                  The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a spotlight on diagnostics. From a seemingly never-ending reel of stories on the news to our own experiences getting tested, the global pandemic has made laboratory medicine especially top of mind. And as we’ve had to adapt to the new normal, it’s also opened up...
                                                    Ricovr Healthcare Inc. - Ricovr Healthcare Selected for NYC Top 50 List of Startups (Jan 13 2021)
                                                    New York VC Network has compiled its first public NYC Top 50 list of companies that are raising their Seed/Series A right now. We’d also like to thank Columbia Business School and Columbia Access Fund for their support and helping to spread the application. Traditionally, this list has been...
                                                      Sermonix Pharmaceuticals - Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Names Dr. Elizabeth Garner to Its Board of Directors (Jan 13 2021)
                                                      Garner’s pharma development expertise includes women’s health and gynecologic oncology COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of female oncology products in the precision medic...
                                                        Shattuck Labs - Cell Line Development Scientist – Expression Platform Development (Jan 13 2021)
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                                                          Shattuck Labs - Cell Line Development Scientist (Jan 13 2021)
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                                                            Trace Genomics - The Ames Advantage: New Lab on Cutting Edge of Soil Science (Jan 11 2021)
                                                            California-based Trace Genomics has put down Midwestern roots with its new, state-of-the-art laboratory in Ames, Iowa. John Jansen, Vice President of Commercial Operations, shares his insights on the significance of the innovative technology, top-notch team and the lab’s central location. Havin...
                                                              Vizgen - Nature Methods Cites Vizgen’s Spatial Genomics Technology in Method of the Year 2020 Feature (Jan 12 2021)
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                                                                Vizgen - Spatially resolved single-cell genomics and transcriptomics by imaging (Jan 11 2021)
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                                                                  Vor Biopharma - Vor Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for VOR33 (Jan 14 2021)
                                                                  Phase 1/2a clinical trial expected to begin in first half of 2021 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – January 14, 2021 – Vor Biopharma, a clinical-stage cell therapy company pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cell (eHSC) therapies combined with targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer, today anno...