This story is part of a series on A.I. in healthcare.
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It’s always been Xconomy’s mission to reach audiences—both here on our website, and at our many live events around the country—with deep insights into the innovation process, divined from experts embedded in the world’s most important hubs of high-tech entrepreneurship.
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Although antibodies play a key role in neutralizing invading bacteria and viruses, sometimes these protective proteins can turn against the body’s own tissues, sparking an autoimmune disorder.
Syntimmune’s leaders believe their company has found a way to block the immune system’s... Read more »
Localytics, one of Boston’s prominent mobile analytics and marketing software companies, has replaced its founding CEO Raj Aggarwal with Jude McColgan, a veteran mobile software executive.
Aggarwal (pictured at right) will remain involved with the company, but his exact role is... Read more »
An economic impact study of San Diego’s emerging genomics industry counted 115 genomics-related companies operating in the region that directly employ over 10,000 people, and drive about $5.6 billion worth of annual economic benefits throughout the area.
“San Diego is really... Read more »
Dallas—In Teladoc’s acquisition of Boston-based Best Doctors—a $440 million cash-and-stock deal that the companies announced Monday—Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC) is gaining a business that lets it offer more specialization in its telemedicine services.
Best Doctors connects individuals who have tough... Read more »
In a deal that signals where some artificial intelligence companies are heading, Boston-based Talla said today it has raised an $8.3 million Series A round led by Glasswing Ventures.
PJC (formerly Point Judith Capital) also participated in the round, along with... Read more »
Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures, has raised $17 million from investors including Bill Gates.
If that sounds familiar, it should.
Pivotal is the fourth Gates-backed company to spin out of... Read more »
Paul English, Katie Rae, Steve Papa, Sophie Vandebroek, Sandy Pentland, and Jodi Goldstein. Those are just a few of the technology leaders headlining our signature June event next Thursday. Collectively they represent some of the biggest names in innovation: MIT, Harvard,... Read more »
What exactly does the American Health Care Act, the Republican proposal to replace Obamacare, currently look like? Few people know, because the Senate version is being negotiated behind closed doors in Washington D.C. without any public hearings.
We do know President... Read more »
It’s undeniable that managing medications can be a burden, especially if you’re prescribed to take multiple drugs every day. PillPack, a three-year-old startup based in the Boston area that mails prescription medications to patients across the country, has built software that... Read more »
Co-founder and CEO, PureTech
Co-Founder, G20 Ventures and General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Life Sciences Chief Strategist and Senior Portfolio Director at IDEO
President and CEO, FORUM Pharmaceuticals
Senior Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center