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San Antonio University Takes Aim at Gap in Cybersecurity Workforce

San Antonio—The University of Texas at San Antonio plans to open a new cybersecurity center that its leaders hope will draw interest from organizations looking for prospective employees, including both private companies and the federal government. Called the National Security Collaboration Center, it will be a physical space that aims to be a central gathering […]

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Cardiovate Adds $650K for Device Aiming to Replace Clogged Arteries

San Antonio — Medical device maker Cardiovate has closed a $1 million seed round of funding from an existing group of investors to help it begin a year-long animal study on a scaffold that the company believes can regenerate vascular tissue—which is especially useful for repairing blocked arteries. Founded in 2012 by a student and […]

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Cloud-Focused Cybersecurity Center at UTSA Aims $5M at Unfilled Jobs

San Antonio—Encryption, access control, intrusion and fraud detection—the fundamentals of cybersecurity remain largely the same regardless of the type of computing infrastructure an organization uses. But the way IT professionals might apply those security methods to an analog computer versus computing on the cloud vary, for a pretty simple reason: people use different systems different […]

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SparkCognition Boosts Series B to $32.5M, And Other Texas Fundings

Austin—[Updated 6/26/17, 9:55 a.m. See below.] SparkCognition, a company that uses machine learning software to monitor clients’ infrastructure and technology for malfunctions and other problems, has boosted its Series B round of funding to $32.5 million. The round was led by Verizon Ventures, the venture capital arm of telecom company Verizon. The company had previously […]

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UT Health San Antonio Lands $9.1M Grant to Study Drug Resistance

San Antonio — A group of scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is starting research projects funded by the National Cancer Institute that use data collection and computational analysis to study why breast and prostate cancers can progress and why they resist anti-hormone therapies. The goal of the 5-year, […]

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Nipple Replacement Startup NovoThelium Sweeps Pitch Competitions

San Antonio — For breast cancer and trauma patients who need surgery, reconstructing the nipple and areola is an important and difficult part of that procedure. From skin grafts and prosthetics to tattoos and 3-D cellular printing, the ways to rebuild that tissue are numerous, but they often come with drawbacks. The surgically repaired skin can […]

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A New Mindset Could Overcome ‘Bogus Academic Person Business Model’

San Antonio — Academic research centers are perennially seeking new ways to get more work commercialized, from offices that are tasked with spotting marketable science to workshops meant to help scientists learn to think like entrepreneurs. But the problem may be that scientists at universities merely have different incentives than researchers in the biotech industry, […]

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Phoenix Shops Its Cancer Drug as Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment

San Antonio — George Perry, a scientist at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has long proposed that drug developers and researchers need to look earlier into the roots of Alzheimer’s disease. Over more than two decades, Perry has studied the possibility that diseases like Alzheimer’s may get their start because the body produces too […]

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BioAffinity Secures $150K Investment from San Antonio-Run Biz Group

San Antonio — An economic development organization run by the city of San Antonio is committing $150,000 to bioAffinity, betting that the young company can advance its technology and add more jobs. The company is developing a diagnostic agent that aims to literally highlight cancer cells in patients sputum—basically phlegm that’s coughed up from the […]

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StemBioSys Taps VWR to Distribute Stem Cell Products in U.S., Canada

San Antonio — StemBioSys has signed a deal to have its stem cell production products distributed in the U.S. and Canada by VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), a distributor of lab products to the life sciences industry, according to CEO Bob Hutchens. StemBioSys had a busy 2016, signing similar deals to have companies in Japan, Sweden, and South […]

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