IPO: Verve Therapeutics Takes On Cardiovascular Disease Using Gene Editing

IPO: Verve Therapeutics Takes On Cardiovascular Disease Using Gene Editing

Verve Therapeutics, a biotech company innovating new approaches to the care of cardiovascular disease with single-course gene editing medicines, announced terms for its $201 million IPO on today. Insiders Wellington Management and Casdin Capital and new investor Fidelity have indicated an interest in purchasing up to an aggregate $75 million worth of shares in the … Read more

Entrepreneurs Accelerate The Search for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Entrepreneurs Accelerate The Search for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists have identified more than 1,000 potential new biomarkers for cancer that they hope will aid in the early detection of many of these complex diseases, including one of the most challenging, pancreatic cancer. In the alternate universe of reward-sensitive entrepreneurs, Jo Bhakdi has rolled out a new liquid biopsy product that detects potentially cancerous … Read more

World’s Biggest Growth Investors Pool Assets To SPAC & PIPE Ginko Bioworks

World’s Biggest Growth Investors Pool Assets To SPAC & PIPE Ginko Bioworks

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.’s (“Ginkgo”) founders have been working together for nearly twenty years since they first met at MIT. They launched Ginkgo in 2008 with the consistent goal of developing a platform that makes cell programming easier for their customers and partners. Ginkgo’s platform leverages advanced robotic automation, proprietary software, and data analytics to continuously … Read more

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Biosensing Takes A Leap With Synex Medical

Biosensing Takes A Leap With Synex Medical

Biosensing is the main component of the future personal area network. The Apple Watch is the most widely known biosensing device. The latest version (Series 6, released September 2020) sparkles with features that lean perpetually towards health including a class II FDA clearance for electrocardiogram for atrial fibrillation (AFib) detection and wellness-grade daily blood oxygen … Read more

VoiceRPA Is Coming To Healthcare With Infinitus

VoiceRPA Is Coming To Healthcare With Infinitus

Infinitus is a voice robotic process automation (VoiceRPA) company that is targeting the complexity and cost in U.S. healthcare. Another player in the healthcare robotic process automation (RPA) arena just completed a large capital raise. These RPA companies are bringing enterprise cloud/SaaS dynamism towards a much-needed re-platforming of the ailing and inefficient U.S. healthcare industry. … Read more

Insitro To Drive Drug Discovery With Machine Learning

Insitro To Drive Drug Discovery With Machine Learning

Insitro, an early-stage company based in South San Fracisco, CA, is a data-driven drug discovery and development company using machine learning and high-throughput biology to transform the way that drugs are discovered and delivered to patients. The company is applying state-of-the-art technologies from bioengineering to create massive data sets that enable the power of modern … Read more

Strand Therapeutics Aims For Genetically-Programed RNA

Strand Therapeutics Aims For Genetically-Programed RNA

Strand Therapeutics, a private company based in Massachusetts, is building a platform based on technology developed by biological engineers at MIT including scientific co-founders, Professor Ron Weiss, Ph.D., a pioneer of the field of synthetic biology, and Professor Darrell J. Irvine, Ph.D., a leading researcher of materials for immune-engineering. The co-founders sought to apply synthetic … Read more