“The acquisition of Thrive is a giant leap toward ensuring blood-based, multi-cancer screening becomes a reality and eventually, the standard of care,” said Kevin Conroy, CEO of Exact Sciences, said in a statement. “By combining the expertise of both organizations, we believe we can bring this powerful technology to patients faster.”
“Allysa Dittmar has built a business most entrepreneurs dream of. It put its products on the market in April—and, about seven months later, has sold around 12 million of them.”
Relavo, Sisu Global Health and Vita Therapeutics will be featured in Maryland Commerce blog posts, videos, and social media promotion for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021.
The Joint Pathology Center in Silver Spring has more than 55 million glass slides and 31 million blocks of tissue dating back more than 100 years.
John J. Ostlund said “he was struck by b.well’s purpose and vision for bringing the kind of digital tools that consumers are accustomed to in other realms to healthcare, as well as its traction.”
The startup created a self-powered, flexible electrostatic transducer that enables significantly higher-quality acoustic recordings and communications, even in noisy environments.
The startups’ CEOs discussed the lessons they have learned in the pandemic during a panel discussion at Baltimore Innovation Week.
“Revolve, founded in 2013 based on PFunkel mutagenesis technology developed at Johns Hopkins University, focuses on engineering better proteins using novel-directed evolution technologies.”
CEO Ellington West and her father, James, an electrical engineering professor at Johns Hopkins who led a “Black Scientific Renaissance at Bell Labs in the 1960s and 1970s,” were profiled about they “are part of an inspiring movement toward greater equity and inclusion.”
“Gardner, a civil and systems engineering professor in the Whiting School of Engineering, led the team that built the COVID-19 Dashboard in late January. Since then, the dashboard has evolved into the leading source of centralized data on the pandemic, allowing governments, the media, and the public to visualize its rapid spread.”
Garnder and the COVID-19 Dashboard were named “Innovation of the Year,” while Sonavi, which is developing digital stethoscope technology, was named “Startup of the Year.” Cherry, the founder of Conscious Ventures Lab and a member of JHTV’s IDEA Board, was named “Impact Leader of the Year.”
Gardner was cited for the COVID-19 Dashboard, West for being the CEO and founder of Sonavi Labs.
“We have a huge reach in terms of all the people who might be seeking employment in a given area,” Carden said during a panel discussion as part of the Introduced by Technical.ly conference. “That symbiosis I think is not only natural but also needs to be intentional.”
Jorge Aquino, director, ventures, for JHTV, discussed working with Deerfield on drug development.