Monthly Archives: July 2014

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe.

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

Less than a year since the US Food and Drug Administration ordered 23andMe, the leading personalized genetic testing company to cease and desist in DNA testing without the proper medical protocols, the National Institute of Health (“NIH”) has awarded the company a $1,367,504 for a two-year project to support the further development of 23andMe’s web-based […]

AstraZeneca To Add Headquarters and A World Class Research Building to the Cambridge BioMedical Campus

I am pleased to see a new and higher level of sustainability and “living wellness” has been incorporated into the proposed structure

BoardRounds Helps Hospitals Follow Up With Patients After They Leave The Emergency Room

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
BoardRounds is a startup helping hospitals stay connected with patients after they leave the emergency room — co-founder and CEO Benjamin Jack said the approach is “much like Google Now, but for healthcare.” Jack comes from the medical world — he recently received his M.D. from Cornell. He told me via…

Silicon Valley’s Real Estate Crunch Is A Golden Opportunity For Other American Cities

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot moved his company headquarters to “Rocket City” Huntsville, Alabama from San Francisco last year. When Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot told his employees last year that he was moving the company’s San Francisco headquarters to Huntsville, Alabama last year, they thought he was crazy. About 20 of his…

US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act to restore lost NIH funding

New York: According to Genomeweb Daily News, US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce new legislation later this month called the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act in an effort to let NIH restore some of the funding it has lost in recent years due to flat budgets and sequestration, Jennifer Zeitzer, director of […]

Seth’s Blog: The self-driving reset of just about everything in our cities

Seth describes a world where the “car” is no longer the king. We already have the science to make all of this possible. We have witnessed major traffic jams in large cities that took several days to unsnarl and start flowing again. I recommend you read and think for a few minutes about just how […]