Life Sciences/Biotech

XLerateHealth Partners With U-M to Bring Biomedical Commercialization Program to Flint

FLINT - XLerateHealth, a Louisville, KY-based healthcare startup accelerator, has partnered with the University of Michigan to bring its Fast Forward Medical Innovation’s fastPACE biomedical entrepreneur program to XLH Flint. FFMI fastPACE is a four-week biomedical innovation and commercialization project-based course designed for life science innovators with an early stage project. More than 250 project

Flint’s Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy To Be Purchased By OptumRx

FLINT—Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, a provider of specialty pharmacy and infusion services, will be purchased by Eden Prairie, Minn.-based OptumRx, the pharmacy care business of Optum, a unit of the health insurance giant United Health Group, for $4 a share in cash and assumption of outstanding debt, valuing the company at about $300 million. Diplomat stock

Kraig scales up breeding silkworms for super-strong ‘spider silk’

ANN ARBOR–Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has completed the hatching of the second generation of its genetically engineered silkworms as it expands production at its breeding grounds and silk production centers in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Company officials said that its Vietnamese subsidiary, Prodigy Textiles, would use the cocoons produced in this breeding cycle to begin its

By |2019-12-08T14:35:30-05:00December 8th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, New Products / Contracts|

New Genetic Research Software From Genomenon

ANN ARBOR—The Ann Arbor-based genetic research software developer Genomenon Inc. announced the release of version 2.0 of its Mastermind software. The genomic search engine now includes the ability to search the entirety of the genomic literature by phenotypes (symptoms). This new functionality will further accelerate diagnosis of patients with genetic and rare diseases. Patients, particularly those with

By |2019-11-14T11:11:10-05:00November 10th, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

TrialAssure Releases Anonymize DS To Automate Clinical Trail Data

CANTON - TrialAssure – a software company focused on developing clinical trial transparency tools – has released Anonymize DS, the all-new software-as-a-service application that uses automation to anonymize sponsor’s clinical trial data. “As one of the first groups to automate the anonymization of datasets, our developers heard first-hand feedback from industry users during the limited

By |2019-09-29T20:08:58-04:00September 29th, 2019|As-A-Service, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Henry Ford e-Home Care Cuts Hospital Readmissions

DETROIT—Henry Ford e-Home Care has announced a significant reduction in hospital readmissions for patients receiving telehealth care via Henry Ford’s e-Home Care program. Achieving monthly readmission rates as low as 7 percent, Henry Ford e-Home Care has reduced its average hospital readmission rate for the first six months of 2019 by 45 percent compared with

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Genomenon Partners With Chinese To Sell Mastermind Genomic Search Engine

ANN ARBOR - Genomenon, Inc., and Shanghai Shanyi Biological Technology Co., Ltd have formed a partnership to provide Genomenon’s leading Mastermind Genomic Search Engine to clinical laboratory customers in China. Genomenon’s Mastermind is a genomic search engine wiith nearly 3,500 users in over 100 countries, becoming the search engine of choice when researching patient variants

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

IDTechEx Research Finds 3D Bioprinted Organ Models Key To $1.9 Billion Market

BOSTON  - There is no doubt that 3D bioprinting is a technology of the future. Imagine being able to print a kidney or liver on demand. This is a stark contrast to the long wait for a donor organ today. Currently, the average wait time for a liver is 4 to 5 months and 2.5

By |2019-07-14T18:19:26-04:00July 14th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Genomenon To Make Genomic Data Available On Google Cloud Platform

ANN ARBOR—Genomenon Inc., the Ann Arbor-based genomics research information provider, has announced a partnership with Google to make the company’s genomic mutation data available on Google Cloud platform. Genomenon’s Cited Variants Reference (CVR) data will be a public dataset available in BigQuery, Google Cloud’s big data and machine learning data warehouse, for use in genomic applications. The

By |2019-04-18T16:54:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

OptimizeRx Integrates With EHR Systems

ROCHESTER—OptimizeRx Corp., the digital health messaging provider for the pharmaceutical industry, announced its latest platform integration with the health care industry’s leading acute electronic health record (EHR) systems, including Epic and Cerner. This latest announcement is a reflection of the company’s continued investment in hospitals and health systems, also emphasized in the latest company hiring

By |2019-04-10T16:51:54-04:00April 10th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|