Strados Labs has developed a wearable device that senses lung sounds in patients with asthma, COPD, and other respiratory disorders. The startup, which has FDA clearance and a growing list of customers, was judged the winner in the Pitch Perfect competition at MedCity News’ recent INVEST Digital Health conference.
The startup shared results of a prospective study showing its deep learning software detected melanoma with 93% sensitivity and 91% specificity.
Amicus Therapeutics is spinning its gene therapy pipeline into a separate entity that will go public via a SPAC merger. Executives say the transaction puts Amicus on a path to profitability while simultaneously securing the cash needed to develop the gene therapy assets.
Biotech startup iECURE is based on work from the University of Pennsylvania scientist, who has been researching ways to use in vivo gene editing as a way to “knock in” healthy versions of a gene to treat rare liver diseases. The company, which will develop therapeutic candidates from Penn, has raised $50 million in Series …
With the extension to its Series A financing, XyloCor plans a clinical trial testing its gene therapy as an adjunct to coronary artery bypass graft surgery. A study in refractory angina is already underway.
Husband and wife entrepreneurs Gregory and Lauren Hanson talk about their healthcare startup and how they want to help connect companies in search of medical expertise with physicians to advise them.
Proscia and other digital-pathology firms promise to make pathologists more efficient as they analyze tissue. The need is driven by a steadily declining U.S. population of pathologists.
The charges, filed in Philadelphia federal court, allege that Teva conspired with four other generic drug companies to fix prices, rig bids and allocate customers. Teva – which the Justice Department and New York’s state government also sued this month for unrelated allegations – said it rejected the allegations.