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Merck Digital Sciences Studio Launches to Support Biomedical Startups

What You Should Know: – Merck, today announced the launch of the Merck Digital Sciences Studio (MDSS) to enable the generation of innovative technologies for drug discovery and development. – MDSS will support early-stage biomedical startups with direct investment, access to powerful Azure Cloud computing and opportunities to pilot their technologies in collaboration with discovery …

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Vibe at ViVE: Health tech executives share new developments at inaugural conference [Sponsored]

Hear from healthcare executives such as CVS Kidney Care President Lisa Rometty, Komodo Health CEO Dr. Arif Nathoo, and McKesson Ventures Partner Michelle Snyder on how they’re thinking about digital transformation in healthcare in a series of interviews at ViVE.

Black Female Co-founders CancerIQ Raises $14M to Improve Cancer Early Detection and Prevention

CancerIQ Co-Founders Feyi Olopade Ayodele & Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Olopade, MD What You Should Know: – CancerIQ, a Chicago-based platform powering early cancer detection and prevention across broad patient populations, announced today it closed a $14M Series B financing round. – The Series B round was co-led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI) and Amgen Ventures …

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Covid-19 serves as catalyst for effort to diversify clinical trial enrollment

Covid-19 showed how technology can upend the old ways of clinical trials. Panelists at MedCity’s INVEST conference said it’s highlighting the importance of improving clinical trial diversity so that tests of new therapies and vaccines reflect the population of patients that they will treat in the real world.

Evidation Health Nabs $153M to Expand Virtual Health Programs

What You Should Know: – Evidation Health announced it has raised $153 million in Series E funding co-led by OMERS Growth Equity and Kaiser Permanente Group Trust. Existing investors including McKesson Ventures and B Capital also joined. – Founded in 2012, Evidation measures health in everyday life and enables anyone to participate in ground-breaking research …

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Remote Medical Documentation Startup Augmedix Closes $25M, Reverse Merger with Malo Holding

What You Should Know: – Augmedix closes $25 million in private placement funding and completion of a reverse merger transaction with Malo Holdings Corp. – Following the transaction, the merged entity will be named “Augmedix, Inc.”, and will continue the historic and innovative business of Augmedix.  Augmedix, a company specializing in providing remote medical documentation …

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