About 7,000 liver transplants occur in the U.S. each year. A condition that few people can pronounce, and no one has a treatment for, has become a main reason for those transplants.
That’s why several rich, powerful drug companies are in... Read more »
After patients undergo magnetic resonance imaging procedures, they are sometimes referred to a specialist at a different hospital, and given CDs with files showing the results of their scans.
But often times at the follow-up appointment, a physician who is handed... Read more »
This week, we’re looking forward to Saturday’s March for Science and back at Microsoft’s acquisition of Charles Simonyi’s Intentional Software; former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s new effort to inject facts into debate about government; potential changes to the high-skilled visa program... Read more »
Voice-controlled virtual assistants, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence technologies could all reshape the healthcare industry in the coming years, but forming strong relationships between patients and doctors will be more important than ever.
That was a key takeaway from a panel... Read more »
Dallas—In addition to founding tech startups such as mobile e-retail company Appconomy, entrepreneur Steve Guengerich has simultaneously focused on teaching young entrepreneurs and taking on roles that can help build an innovation ecosystem during his years in Austin.
So it’s... Read more »
Rumblings of a new Obamacare replacement surfaced this week, while scientists and their supporters prepared for Saturday’s—a.k.a. Earth Day’s—nationwide Marches for Science.
Our own reporting focused this week on the fallout from high drug prices, with a look at the... Read more »
A technology that delivers drugs across the blood-brain barrier. A medical device developed to diagnose sepsis. And a potential new treatment for radiation contamination during a disaster. These were some of the technologies on display Wednesday evening at the Innovation Showcase,... Read more »
In 2014, Plymouth, MI-based biotech startup Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS) began collaborating with DePuy Synthes Products, a company under the Johnson & Johnson umbrella making orthopedic products, such as the devices used in joint replacements.
This week, DePuy formalized that... Read more »
Nobel Laureate David Baltimore. Microbiome AND supercomputer pioneer Larry Smarr. Intellectual Ventures’ Nathan Myhrvold. Nicole Glaros of Techstars.
These are just a few of the visionary speakers who will be headlining Xconomy’s sixth annual Napa Summit. And if you act... Read more »
Since opening its doors in Seattle in 2010, Techstars has polished up more than 100 startup companies through its 12-week accelerator program here.
Those nascent technology companies have gone on to raise more than $400 million, said Techstars Seattle managing director... Read more »
Austin—Spanning, software data backup service owned by Dell EMC, is being sold to New York-based private equity firm Insight Venture Partners. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
The newly independent company is changing its name to Spanning Cloud Apps,... Read more »
For a cleantech startup, it can make sense to fuel growth with venture capital dollars—but only up to a certain point, said Hans Liao.
That was one lesson Liao learned after he left Minnesota-based Cargill, the largest private company in the... Read more »
[Updated 4/20/17, 4:26 pm. See below.] Here are some of the latest developments in the Boston-area tech scene:
—Bedly, an online housing rental marketplace with offices in Cambridge, MA, and New York, has raised a $2.7 million seed round.... Read more »