Thursday, April, 18, 2019 08:52:06

UC develops new brain pacemaker to help treat epilepsy, Parkinson’s

The breakthrough will help prevent incapacitating tremors or seizures in patients with diverse neurological conditions. Researchers at the University of California (UC) have recently developed a wireless device that can effectively stimulate the brain with electric current, delivering fine-tuned treatments for patients with diseases like …

Perlara, Rambam Medical Center tie up for kidney disease PerlQuest

Perlara, the U.S. based biotech public benefit corporation that is dedicated to discovering cures for rare diseases, recently announced a partnership with Rambam Medical Center in Israel and Dr. Karl Skorecki, a leading kidney disease researcher and nephrologist, to co-develop a PerlQuest into APOL1 kidney disease. For …

OmniComm, Hitachi join forces to provide eClinical Solutions in Japan

Reports confirm that the leading provider of clinical data management technology, OmniComm Systems, Inc., has announced a partnership with pharmaceutical IT solutions firm Hitachi Inspharma. Apparently, under the terms of the partnership, both the companies would work together for providing eClinical solutions to life science …

IBM unveils AI-based fingernail sensor to track health and diseases

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a leading American multinational IT (Information Technology) company, has made it to the headlines for developing an innovative ‘Fingernail Sensor’ prototype. Apparently, the sensor employs AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning for monitoring and analyzing human health and disease progression. …

Vedanta Biosciences raises $27M for microbiome-derived products

 The $27 million were raised in a Series-C financing with investors like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation participating in the round.  The money would be utilized to advance the company’s microbiome-derived product candidates. Vedanta Biosciences, Inc. (Vedanta), a renowned PureTech Health affiliate, …