Monthly Archives: October 2013

UK Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Funding Circle Raises $37M, Targets U.S. SMBs In Merger With Endurance Lending Network

Crowdfunding is going to accelerate new ventures!

Ceremony Dedicating the new $105 million Louisiana Cancer Research Center in BioDistrict New Orleans

BioDistrict New Orleans – The Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC) held a dedication ceremony today to officially open the $105 million, 180,000-square-foot building located at 1700 Tulane Avenue in the BioDistrict. The state-of-the-art research facility represents Louisiana’s latest commitment to eradicating cancer among its citizens and building a Hub of Health Innovation, Education, Commercialization and […]

Internationally Known Infectious Researcher invested at Tulane

New Orleans: An internationally known researcher in infectious diseases and women’s health in Latin America and the Caribbean, who moved to New Orleans last January, has been invested into the Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. At a ceremony on Sept. […]

LSUHSC bird study finds key info about human speech-language development

New Orleans, LA – A study led by Xiaoching Li, PhD, at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, has shown for the first time how two tiny molecules regulate a gene implicated in speech and language impairments as well as autism disorders, and that social context of vocal behavior governs […]

Biopolis Singpore success is great example for BioDistrict New Orleans

An excellent example for New Orleans to follow is the “Biopolis” master planned biomedical research and development hub in Singapore. Situated on 450 acres, it is in its’ 10th year of a 15-20 year development plan that has created thousands of high wage jobs and attracted billions in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The development is […]

News from BioDistrict New Orleans: 10.16. 2013

Here’s a link to our current newsletter covering a variety of topics about the growth of the healthcare and bioscience industries in New Orleans. News from BioDistrict New Orleans: 10.16. 2013.  

Bill Clinton discusses Affordable Care Act with Academic Doctors

NEW ORLEANS — Former President Clinton was in town discussing the new health care law with national academic doctors at the American Neurological Association Annual Meeting. Mr. Clinton’s talk with a panel about how medical schools and patient treatments could change with the potential for federal funding for medical research to increase. His key point […]