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Catalog Hauls in $9M to Make DNA-Based Data Storage Commercially Viable

From Xconomy: Catalog Hauls in $9M to Make DNA-Based Data Storage Commercially Viable –  The practice of encoding data in DNA molecules could be inching closer to graduating from research labs to finding practical commercial use. In the coming years, the explosion of data being generated by computing devices could outstrip the supply of hard drives needed to store it, s...

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Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think

A recent article from Tech Crunch on Prellis Biologics  –  At MBC Biolabs, an incubator for biotech startups in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, a team of scientists and interns working for the small startup Prellis Biologics have just taken a big step on the path toward developing viable 3D-printed organs for humans. The company, which was fo...

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New tech allows much faster 3D-printing of human tissue with capillaries

A New Atlas article about Prellis Biologics  –  Prellis Biologics has brought the science fiction dream of printing human organs for transplant a step forward by developing a fast, high-resolution 3D printing technique that can produce living tissue that includes viable blood-carrying capillaries. The new technique allows the cells to receive enough oxygen and n...

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals to Join Russell 3000® and 2000® Indexes

Press release on Rocket Pharma: Rocket Pharmaceuticals to Join Russell 3000® and 2000® Indexes –  NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE) – Jun. 22, 2018 – Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT) (“Rocket”), a leading U.S.-based multi-platform gene therapy company, announced that the Company will join the broad-market Russell 30...

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AARP, startups partner to study digital healthcare technology

A recent article about Omada Health –   Clinicians and groups like AARP view in-home digital technology as the future of healthcare and are studying different technologies to assist patients in the home. Research from AARP has found 90% of adults aged 50 and older use technology to stay connected. Based on that research,... Read the full article ...

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Lemonaid Health Raises $11M Series A

A recent article on Lemonaid Health fundraising  –  Lemonaid Health, a San Francisco, CA-based telehealth startup, has raised $11 million in Series A funding led by Novartis Venture Fund and Hikma Ventures and joined by Correlation Ventures, Adaptive Healthcare Fund, Vega Ventures and 415 Ventures. Founded in 2013 by Co-Founders Ian Van Every and Paul Johnson, Lemonaid Health ...

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Curai picks up $10.7M to create a smarter system to help patients supply the best info for their doc

From Tech Crunch: Curai picks up $10.7M to create a smarter system to help patients supply the best info for their doctors –    There’s been an explosion of medical startups centering their tools around machine learning to help doctors with predictive tools — and now Netflix’s former chief product officer Neil Hunt wants to enter the fray with one that hopes to get the righ...

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Omada Health Achieves Full CDC Recognition

From PR Newswire: Omada Health Achieves Full CDC Recognition –  Omada Health today announced that the company has graduated to full recognition status from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Omada now becomes the largest Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) provider, in-person or virtual, to achieve full recognition from the CDC. "Today's accomplishment is the cu...

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Rocket Pharma's lead candidate shows positive effect in Fanconi anemia

From Seeking Alpha: Rocket Pharma's lead candidate shows positive effect in Fanconi anemia –  Results from a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating Rocket Pharmaceuticals' (NASDAQ:RCKT) lead gene therapy candidate, RP-L102, in patients with Fanconi anemia (FA) showed a treatment effect. The data were presented at ASGCT in Chicago. ...

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