New from Tech Tonics: Andrew Trister: From Jersey Boy to Digital Doc

Digital Health

With a knack for engineering and a passion for patients, Dr. Andrew Trister’s career has taken this Jersey boy from radiation oncology to Apple to his current role at the Gates Foundation, where he’s spearheading their efforts to leverage technology to improve the health of people around the world.

Pfizer to Grant Golden Tickets to Biotech Startups

MedTech Boston

The post Pfizer to Grant Golden Tickets to Biotech Startups appeared first on MedTech Boston. News biotech startups Boston Biotech labcentral pfizerIt might be your lucky day. Pfizer has issued a call for U.S. startup companies to file proposals to.

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UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator Open To Biotech Entrepreneurs

Electronic Health Reporter

UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator has opened its doors to biotech entrepreneurs throughout the Inland Empire. The article UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator Open To Biotech Entrepreneurs appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Biotech Murrieta Genomics Rodolfo Torres UC Riverside’s Wet Lab IncubatorThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

MassBio talks what digital health can learn from biotech

Mobi Health News

MassBio's Luba Greenwood also discusses her decision to leave Verily in order to pursue teaching the intersection of life science and technology at Harvard.

Benchling gets $14.5M to build collaboration tools for biotechs, pharmas

Mobi Health News

Benchling, which offers a software suite for improving collaboration and productivity among life sciences and biotech researchers, has raised $14.5 million in series B funding. Benchmark led the round, with additional participation by F-Prime Capital and returning investor Thrive Capital

China’s Burning Rock Biotech completes Series C financing of RMB 850 million

Mobi Health News

Burning Rock Biotech, which was founded in 2014 and focuses on NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) diagnostics solutions for precision medicine in oncology, today announced the closing of the Series C financing totaling RMB 850 million.

New Tech Tonics Episode: Susan Desmond-Hellmann: The Inquisitive Leader

Digital Health

Her illustrious career has taken her from clinician to biotech executive to university chancellor to CEO of the world’s largest foundation, yet throughout this exceptional journey, Susan Desmond-Hellmann has remained empathetic, inquisitive, and emphatically true to herself.

I Want a New Drug, Part 2 –Digital Therapeutics on the Rise

Digital Health

In the last month I have spoken at an event about digital therapeutics and been invited to speak at 5 more unrelated events on the same topic (note: I am not doing them all).

New Tech Tonics Podcast – Carolyn Magill – May the Fast, Steep Road Rise Up to Meet You!

Digital Health

Biotech and Genetics David Shaywitz Digital Health Entrepreneurship Healthcare Information Technology Innovation Pharma/Biotech Uncategorized Aetion Carolyn Magill connected social media david shaywitz evolent Lisa Suennen tech tonics podcastCarolyn Magill had planned a life in foreign service or international relations. But it wasn’t until she found herself at the nexus of healthcare and public policy that she realized she found her home.

Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong steps down from ONC health IT advisory committee

FierceHealthIT

the biotech billionaire and CEO of health technology company NantWorks, on Wednesday said that he is stepping down from the federal Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC) that provides policy recommendations to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D.,

NYU Langone opens NYC's largest biotech incubator with backing from biopharma giants

FierceHealthIT

NYU Langone Health opened a 50,000 square-foot biotech incubator space in Manhattan that has attracted big-name corporate sponsors including biopharma giants Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi, and Boehringer Ingelheim. The health system's biotech incubator is part of a larger effort by New York City and the state of New York to turn the city into a top-tier biopharma hub after years of lagging behind Boston/Cambridge, MA, and the San Francisco Bay Area

New Tech Tonics Episode: Imran Haque – Grounded Data Scientist

Digital Health

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New Tech Tonics Podcast: From Maine to Mainstream: The Noah Craft Story

Digital Health

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New Tech Tonics Episode: Katherine Chou: How A Quintessential Googler Wraps Her (Deep) Mind Around Healthcare

Digital Health

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New Episode of the Tech Tonics Podcast: Zoe Barry: Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

Digital Health

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The Race for Optimum Insulin Control – Artificial Intelligence vs. Biotech

Insulin Nation

Managing blood glucose is difficult even with the current array of insulin options. Rapid-acting and long-lasting analogues still feature the steep dose-response curve that is the key shortcoming of conventional insulin. That makes for the fine line between an effective dose and one that sends blood glucose levels too low … ‘ said Harry Destecroix, CEO of Ziylo, which was just acquired by Novo Nordisk. Industry leaders are pursuing two paths for achieving better insulin control.

Moderna, one of the biggest gambles in Biotech history to be tested on Wall Street with $10Bn IPO

Lloyd Price

One of the biggest gambles in biotech history is about to be tested on Wall Street. In its prospectus, Moderna set an initial target of $500 million for the offering, which would make it the largest biotech IPO in history.

AMA teams up with biotech incubator to connect physicians with startups

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association is teaming up with Sling Health to give startup entrepreneurs access to physicians' perspectives on where technology can be applied to fix real-world clinical problems

New Tech Tonics Podcast: Lisa Alderson and her Long and Winding Road to Genomics

Digital Health

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Latest Tech Tonics Podcast: From Farm to Negotiating Table – James Dromey of the Murdoch Royal Children’s Institute

Digital Health

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$100+ Billion spent on myriad of acquisitions across Pharma and Biotech industries in H1 2018

Lloyd Price

For many biotech companies, mergers and acquisitions have become a cornerstone in building a robust pipeline that can ensure positive growth for years to come. 2017 was considered to be a lean year for M&A in biotech.

The New Drug Companies Aren’t Drug Companies At All

Health Populi

” GNS has already been hard at work to build out those deep partnerships with health ecosystem stakeholders including health plans, health care providers, and pharma and biotech companies some of which are shown in the table.

Americans’ Trust in the Healthcare System Low Compared to Rest-of-World’s Health Citizens

Health Populi

Biotech is roughly tied for second place with consumer health, dropping also by 7 points. In that context, look at chart #4, “Biotech Seen as the Laboratory vs Pharma.” In the U.S.,

In Health Tech, Beware of Getting Exactly What You Want

Healthcare IT Today

Last night, I watched a video about the rise and fall of disgraced biotech startup Theranos, which claimed to have invented technology that would dramatically change clinical blood testing worked.

Will Consumers Cross the Cost-and-Trust Chasm Between Prescription Drugs and Hospitals?

Health Populi

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Inanovate Inc. Secures $3.1 Million Investment To Support Breast Cancer Detection Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

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Healthcare Companies Struggle With Implementing Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

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Sanofi Opens Massachusetts-Based Digitally-Enabled Drug Manufacturing Facility

MedTech Boston

News biotech health tech SanofiPhoto has been modified. Courtesy of Sanofi. Framingham, Massachusetts will be home to global pharmaceutical giant Sanofi’s newly. The post Sanofi Opens Massachusetts-Based Digitally-Enabled Drug Manufacturing Facility appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Most Americans Across Party ID Favor U.S. Government Negotiation to Lower Rx Drug Costs

Health Populi

There’s little Americans, by political party, agree upon in 2019. One of the only issues bringing people together in the U.S.

Personalized Medicine: Consumer Concerns About Coverage, Affordability and Privacy

Health Populi

Two in 3 Americans haven’t heard the phrases “personalized medicine” or “precision medicine.”

Don’t Blink: Healthcare Orgs Using AI, Data Analytics To Speed Up Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

Over the next five years, healthcare and life sciences firms will ramp up their digital transformation efforts, driven at least in part by AI and data analytics tools, according to a recent research report.

LA BioMed closes $50M bond sale to finance biotech research lab

FierceHealthIT

LA BioMed, a nonprofit scientific research organization on the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Campus, attracted more than twice the offering size of its first bond issue. Here's what they plan to do with it

UAE entrepreneur pledges AED 5 million towards COVID-19 vaccine currently in trial

Mobi Health News

Chairman of the UAE’s IBC Group is working with the UK biotech research company, Vaxbio to launch an affordable vaccine that the company hopes to launch by the summer

Digital's potential in clinical trials, medical adherence

Mobi Health News

This week at the Connected Health Conference in Boston, Bob Coughlin, executive director of the Mass Biotech Council and Dr. Joe Kvedar, VP of Connected Health at Partners, talked the future of digital in life sciences.

Why more physicians should enter industry

KevinMD

Attend any biotech or health informatics conference and one thing becomes clear: the scarcity of physicians.

Israeli government dips into digital health with $33M grant

Mobi Health News

Today the Israeli government announced a $33 million grant aimed at furthering the country's foothold in digital health, specifically in biotech and medicine, according to Reuters Israel is continuing to carve out its space as a digital health hub in the Middle East.

Northwestern inks $65M investment partnership to support research

FierceHealthIT

The fund will be geared toward health and biotech discoveries at the Illinois university, officials said this week

Income Inequality is Fostering Mis-Trust, the Edelman 2020 Trust Barometer Observes

Health Populi

In pharma and biotech, those “experts” would be scientists doing R&D and those folks who understand the data underneath the discoveries. Economic development has historically built trust among nations’ citizens.

Medidata acquires Shyft for $195M, establishes unified trial, commercialization data platform

Mobi Health News

Medidata, a New York City-based company that offers cloud storage and data analytics services for clinical trials, announced today that it has acquired Shyft Analytics, maker of a cloud data analytics platform specifically designed for the pharma and biotech industries

Consumers Consider Cost When They Think About Medical Innovation

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: Americans draw a very big distinction between biotech and pharma when it comes to trust, this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer found.