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November 16, 2017 | Resident & Alumni News
Invisible Sentinel further empowers brewing quality with launch of innovative real-time PCR assay, brewPRO
Invisible Sentinel Inc., a Philadelphia-based global molecular solutions company announces commercialization of its real-time PCR platform, Veripro™, and the first assay available on the platform, brewPRO™ for the detection of Lactobacillus and Pediococcus. brewPRO is a comprehensive, risk management detection system for beer spoiling Lactobacillus and Pediococcus.
UE LifeSciences partners with GE Healthcare’s accelerator five.eight
UE LifeSciences Inc., a USA-India based med-tech startup today announced a pivotal distribution partnership with GE Healthcare to commercialize iBreastExam (iBE) in 25+ countries across South Asia, South-East Asia and Africa.
- ImmERge Labs, a University of Pennsylvania startup specializing in virtual and augmented reality to reimagine how the world prepares for emergencies, will host a virtual reality (VR) sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) experience at the King of Prussia Mall for members of the public (over 18 years age). October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest month nationally; SCA is a highly mortal disease state requiring quick action of CPR by the public. The public will have a chance to try out the ImmERge Labs Virtual Teachable MomentSM experience at the Microsoft King of Prussia store and receive a hands-on CPR instruction from the American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region, the Mobile CPR Project, and the Penn Center for Resuscitation Science at the University of Pennsylvania. The event will demonstrate what to do if someone were to need CPR in a real-life situation. The Virtual Teachable MomentSM experinece was created in order to help expose bystanders to a highly realistic SCA scenario and the life-saving skill of CPR.
Stressed about renting? Whose Your Landlord offers Yelp-like reviews
In this age of information, where it’s easy to find facts and statistics about nearly anything, Temple University graduate Ofo Ezeugwu found a gap: Renters struggle to find information about landlords and their properties.
Oncora Medical raised $1.3 million to hire more tech staff
Center City health IT company Oncora Medical just announced it raised some follow-on capital to the tune of $1.3 million to build out its tech team. The realLIST company, based out of Center City, is calling the raise a Series Seed, a term that cofounder David Lindsay says is in reference to it being Oncora’s first equity financing.
VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the startup announced that its clinical trial network Wing is now on the market. The network, the company’s first commercial product, includes a mobile app and online platform for listing trials and also recruiting and enrolling patients. Because the product makes health care more consumer friendly, it’s been dubbed the “OpenTable of clinical trials.”
One Health Company balances improving biomedical research and ethical animal testing
The One Health Company, a contract research organization, understands the strong connection between pets and their owners in more ways than one. It is working to make biomedical research more efficient with a business that recognizes the similarities between certain diseases experienced by dogs and humans.
Want To Speed Biomedical Research? Do It In Dog Years
Biomedical research takes a long time… Way too long for patients anxiously waiting for treatments that can keep them alive or spare them agony. So, here is an idea. How about switching research’s typical drawn-out, excruciating timeline to dog years. Dog years?