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In the Know: Healthcare News for March 7, 2022

Arden Hills’ Intricon Selling for $241 Million to Private-Equity Group RQM+ Appoints Life Science Executive Margaret Keegan as New CEO Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Appoints Jeffery W. Chambers, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer LEAH Labs Awarded NIH Phase I SBIR Grant Saluda Medical Announces $125M Equity Financing Led by Redmile Group LLC and New Investors Fidelity […]

LEAH Labs Awarded NIH Phase I SBIR Grant

“A non-viral gene editing platform for cell therapies and translational autoimmune disease modeling” MEDICAL ALLEY, Minnesota (March 1st, 2022) — LEAH Labs, a Y Combinator-backed companion animal biotechnology company building a better future for pets and their humans, has been awarded a $337,443 National Institute of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 27, 2021

Heraeus to Acquire Norwood Medical, Significantly Expanding its Contract Manufacturing Capabilities in Medical Devices and Components Novartis Ups Investment in Gene Therapy for the Eye with $800M Buyout Radwave Technologies Inc. Awarded Launch Minnesota Grant Award Magellan Healthcare and DUOS to Offer Personal Assistant for Aging and Behavioral Health Support Outstate MN: Innovation in Southern […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for May 24, 2021

Bright Health files for IPO Mayo Clinic Health System Names Dr. Prathibha Varkey President Hazelden Betty Ford Names Andrew Williams Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Kindeva Drug Delivery Announces Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Loughborough University to Study Sustainable Propellants DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application to Initiate Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial for […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for April 26, 2021

Vyant Bio, Inc., Ordaōs Bio, and Cellaria, Inc. Announce Collaboration to Design and Qualify Biomarker-Specific Small Protein Therapeutics Endeavour Vision Closes Endeavour Medtech Growth II LP at USD 375m to Invest in Transformative Healthcare Technologies Celcuity Licensing Deal with Pfizer Drives Stock Up 85% in One Week One Year Out From Series B, Senior Care […]

Up & Running with Wesley Wierson, Founder and CEO, LEAH Labs

Wesley Wierson is a passionate scientist and entrepreneur applying his expertise in gene-editing technology to solve consumer-level problems in society. He studied microbiology as an undergraduate, where he was first exposed to gene-editing technology through undergraduate research. As a Ph.D. student, he developed gene-editing technology that permits the integration of exogenous genes into the genome, thus […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 18, 2020

Medtronic receives US FDA approval for Cobalt and Crome implantable ICDs Boston Scientific prices $1.7b offering Minnesota Blues CEO Craig Samitt on COVID-19, 2021 Rates Increases, Telehealth, Medicare for all, and WFH Smiths Medical Acquires the Business of Access Scientific, LLC, Expanding Vascular Access Offering Minnesota Masons give $35 million to the University of Minnesota […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for April 20, 2020

ANI Announces Upcoming Departure of CEO Leah Labs using gene editing to develop cancer treatment in dogs Starkey Expands Hearing Aid Telehealth Solution on Google Cloud Accenture and Springboard Enterprises Expand Collaboration to Increase Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs Excelera Announces Key Hires to Support Expanded Product and Service Offerings Spotlight: Anatomi accelerates neuroscience research An […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 2, 2020

PhysIQ and U.S. Veteran’s Affairs Publish Breakthrough Study Takeda Takes Aim at Becoming World Leader in Treating Celiac and Other GI Disorders Abilitech aims to arm people with independence Medtronic names its first chief inclusion and diversity officer Cleveland Clinic spinout Cardionomic raises $16 million Abbott touts real-world data around FreeStyle Libre system gBETA Medtech […]

Leah Labs Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears Close, Over $350K Raised

ROCHESTER, MN, December 9th, 2020 – The innovative animal health biotechnology company, LEAH Labs, has raised over $359,000 on its Wefunder crowdfunding campaign. This brings their total financing to date to nearly $700,000. The Wefunder campaign is open through February 20th. More information can be found at www.wefunder.com/LEAH.  Equity crowdfunding is a new form of […]

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