Who said there’s no cash lying around for New York biotech?
Over the past few days, the New York Legislature has thrown $160 million in support behind life sciences growth in the Big Apple with two budget measures that’ll help advance... Read more »
San Diego’s Zogenix ran up against new political opposition to its opioid pain-killer, Zohydro. I have a rundown on the latest chapter in the ongoing Zohydro saga, along with the rest of the local life sciences news.
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The Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund said it has invested $7.5 million in Reflexion Health, a San Diego startup developing a system that uses Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensing system to help physical therapy patients with their rehab.
Reflexion... Read more »
AirStrip, a mobile healthtech company based in San Antonio, TX, has acquired FDA-approved technology developed by San Diego’s Sense4Baby that enables doctors and other healthcare providers to monitor maternal-fetal vital signs on a smartphone or tablet. Financial terms of the deal... Read more »
Not everyone who goes into the biopharmaceutical business gets to catch lightning in a jar. It took Carol Gallagher only about 28 months to experience one of those life-changing moments as the CEO of Seattle’s Calistoga Pharmaceuticals—and she has a story... Read more »
Five years after its founding in the depths of the Great Recession, Phunware has done more than survive. Its mobile apps are now spread so wide that founder and CEO Alan Knitowski says the company’s software has been a part of... Read more »
Branch2, a Madison, WI-based startup that intends to build healthcare software applications in collaboration with hospital systems, is looking to raise $500,000 in seed funding, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
Branch2 has raised $40,000 from... Read more »
[Updated 3/20/14 11:35 am. See below.] Welltok, a Denver-based health IT startup, has bought Seattle-based Mindbloom for an undisclosed price in an all-cash deal, the company announced Thursday.
Welltok develops software that healthcare providers and insurers can use... Read more »
Carl Hull, who was Gen-Probe CEO when Bedford, MA-based Hologic agreed to pay $3.7 billion to acquire the San Diego diagnostics company in 2012, has embarked on a new venture backed by GTCR, the Chicago private equity firm.
Hull and Eric... Read more »