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Leading Organizations in the Pacific Northwest Sign MOU for Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network, a Partnership to Fuel Innovation

New partnership among British Columbia, Washington and Oregon boosts innovation by introducing startups to cross-border funding and collaboration opportunities

SEATTLE, Dec 8, 2017 – Today, nearly 50 organizations in the Pacific Northwest convened at Cambia Grove in Seattle to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing the Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network, a partnership of incubators, accelerators, universities, investors and industry associations that have pledged to work collaboratively in support of entrepreneurs and researchers across […]

December 11th, 2017|

Two Winners Announced from Nine Startups and Ten Research Innovators at Oregon Bioscience Showcase 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 21, 2017

TWO WINNERS ANNOUNCED FROM NINE STARTUPS AND TEN RESEARCH INNOVATORS AT OREGON BIOSCIENCE SHOWCASE 2017
Young researcher and entrepreneurial medical device company take top honors

 CONTACT: Dianne Danowski Smith, Board member, (503) 201-7019, @OregonBio

 (Portland, Ore.) – With just three minutes each, ten high school and academic researchers had three minutes to ‘fast pitch’ their projects to the 300+ bioscience professionals in the audience at the Oct. 30, 2017 […]

November 28th, 2017|

Nine Startups and Ten Researchers Share Their Innovations at Oregon Bioscience Showcase 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct. 24, 2017

NINE STARTUPS AND TEN RESEARCHERS SHARE THEIR INNOVATIONS AT OREGON BIOSCIENCE SHOWCASE 2017
Oregon Governor Kate Brown  (@OregonGovBrown) will provide opening comments to highlight the entrepreneurs’ event #OregonBio2017

 CONTACT: Denise McCarty, Executive Director, (503) 548-4432
Dianne Danowski Smith, Board member, (503) 201-7019, @OregonBio

(Portland, Ore.) — Nine emerging device, diagnostic and digital health startups will get just 10 minutes to highlight their companies at Oregon Bioscience Showcase 2017’s 6th […]

October 24th, 2017|

Governor Kate Brown to Launch Bio Researchers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Sessions at the Oregon Bioscience Showcase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct. 17, 2017

GOVERNOR KATE BROWN TO LAUNCH BIO RESEARCHERS’ AND ENTREPRENEURS’ SESSIONS AT THE OREGON BIOSCIENCE SHOWCASE
The first-ever appearance by an Oregon Governor at the entrepreneurs’ event will highlight the researchers’ fast pitch and the company showcase #OregonBio2017

CONTACT: Denise McCarty, Executive Director, (503) 548-4432
Dianne Danowski Smith, Board member, (503) 201-7019, @OregonBio

(Portland, Ore.)  – Attendees at the Oregon Bioscience Showcase will hear from Governor Kate Brown (@OregonGovBrown) as she launches […]

October 17th, 2017|

Portland-Based Immuno-oncologist Dr. Bernard A. Fox To Present at Siena, Italy Conference

October 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Patricia Pearson, ppearson@ubivac.com

Siena, Italy—Dr. Bernard A. Fox, internationally known expert in immuno-oncology will meet with other cancer experts here Saturday to discuss recent advances in treatmentsthat hold promise for improved treatments and increased survival for patients with cancer. Dr. Fox, chief executive officer, UbiVac, www.ubivac.com, will discuss the latest research in agonistic antibodies in an era of antagonistic antibodies. He will provide insights into mono-therapy, as well as […]

October 13th, 2017|

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Almost 1 in 5 patients report they have faced some kind of discrimination in their dealings with doctors and hospitals, according to a large national survey. Blacks were most likely to name race as th [...]

After agreeing to a $2.3 million settlement with OCR over a 2015 data breach, the national cancer care organization signed a $26 million settlement with the DOJ for falsifying Meaningful Use attestati [...]

Leaders in the value-based care movement say the government can better support independent physician practices and called for reforms to programs, including accountable care organizations and Medicare [...]

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Galapagos has taken up its option to co-promote filgotinib with Gilead in certain European nations. The action is a big milestone on Galapagos' path to becoming a commercial-stage biotech, but th [...]

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in afternoon trading Friday, erasing modest losses from the day before and placing the major indexes on course for new highs. Technology companies, banks and health ca [...]

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading, erasing modest losses from the day before. Technology companies, banks, and [...]

Stanford University scientists targeted flaviviruses by attacking a part of the host cell they depend on for survival, while a Harvard-led team shed light on the longevity of protection from a trio of [...]