Impel NeuroPharma, which is developing technology to deliver certain therapeutics more effectively to the brain, says it has raised $67.5 million in new funding to support clinical trials of its drug candidates.
Seattle-based Impel has three drug candidates currently undergoing... Read more »
G. Steven Burrill, once a noted biotech investment fund founder, sought-after conference speaker, and life sciences publisher, was sentenced Wednesday to serve 30 months in federal prison for defrauding his investors and evading taxes.
Burrill was indicted by a federal grand... Read more »
A year ago, the leading Chinese Internet company Tencent Holdings pegged the global number of artificial intelligence researchers and professionals at 300,000 or less—just as the unmet demand for such experts was pushing salary offers to as much as $1 million. In... Read more »
[Corrected 12/6/18, 2:32 p.m. See below.] Even as all eyes were on the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference in downtown San Diego this week, other biotech companies were staying busy. Let’s get caught up with the latest life... Read more »
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals attracted hundreds of millions of dollars from investors and pharmaceutical partners with compounds it developed to target cells that drive cancer growth. But after a series of clinical trial stumbles and the dissolution of its drug development alliances over... Read more »
Ford Motor Company is undergoing a transformation from nuts-and-bolts automaker to something that more closely resembles a tech company, and this week, the company offered press tours of its $45 million Advanced Manufacturing Center in Redford, MI.
The center, meant to... Read more »
[Updated 12/5/18, 5:16 pm. See below.] The pharmacy industry’s transformation is accelerating, as traditional drug retailers strike deals to expand their businesses and fend off technology startups encroaching on their territory.
The latest salvo in the increasingly competitive sector... Read more »
Let’s get caught up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—GrainChain, a blockchain agtech company based in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, has raised $2.5 million in funding from Medici Ventures, a blockchain accelerator owned by Overstock.com... Read more »
Asthma is the third-ranking cause of hospitalization for children under 15 years of age in the U.S., and it’s the leading cause of missed school among children ages 5 to 17. Missed school can lead to missed work and lost income... Read more »