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Wild Type raises $3.5M to reinvent meat for the 21st century

Wild Type raises $3.5M to reinvent meat for the 21st century by Danny Crichton, March 29, 2018 Read article at Techcrunch Food security is one of the grand problems facing the planet this century. The UN has estimated that food supplies need to increase by 50 percent to cover the population growth expected over the coming decades, while climate change [...]Read more

Enable Biosciences featured on KTVU for their hassle-free HIV test

MBC BioLabs company, Enable Biosciences featured on KTVU for their hassle-free HIV test BY NATHAN COLLINS Public health officials have a tough choice to make when it comes to screening people for HIV: administer a reliable blood test that can detect infections early on, but that few people will volunteer for, or give people a convenient test using saliva that [...]Read more

Magnets offer hope for people with sleep apnea

Magnets offer hope for people with sleep apnea February 16, 2017 Please read the original post by Tim Didion at abc7news.com SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — For most of us, eight hours of sleep is rejuvenating. For others, it can be torture. “I would wake up multiple times a night, throwing up. I hadn’t been breathing for over a minute. And […]

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How This AgTech Startup Is Giving Farmers Insight Into Their Soil’s Health

How This AgTech Startup Is Giving Farmers Insight Into Their Soil’s Health July 11, 2017 Please read the original post by Alex Knapp at forbes.com AgTech startup Trace Genomics began offering their custom soil health kit to farmers about a year ago. Their aim? To give their customers insights into how healthy their soil is. Its process is pretty simple […]

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GraphWear presented SweatSmart beta at the NASDAQ

GraphWear presented SweatSmart beta at the NASDAQ GraphWear presented SweatSmart beta at the NASDAQ bell closing ceremony along with the CEO of the 49ers, Jed York and were featured on Times Square. This is the first time in human history that players would be able to extract their health information in real-time without blood pricks and they are excited to […]

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David Seftel featured in San Francisco Chronicle

David Seftel featured in San Francisco Chronicle One of the great aspects of our community, are the wonderful people we work with.  Reading the front page of the Chronicle recently, we discovered that Dr. David Seftel is not only a co-founder of Enable Biosciences, but he also has a storied past of resisting Apartheid in South Africa and then becoming the […]

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LogicInk – Is the future of wearable health tech ….TATTOOS?

Is the future of wearable health tech ….TATTOOS? A Talk at Techonomy On November 9th 2016, LogicInk gave their first public talk as a company at a conference called Techonomy in Half Moon Bay, CA. What happens when low-cost biosensors embedded in tattoos can detect blood alcohol, sugar, or biomarkers related to diseases like malaria or zika? How will that […]

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Avant Completes Acquisitions of Amarantus, Theranostics Health

Avant Completes Acquisitions of Amarantus and Theranostics Health Avant Diagnostics announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisitions of Amarantus Diagnostics and protein analysis services provider Theranostics Health. In January, Scottsdale, Arizona-based Avant inked a deal to merge with Amarantus Diagnostics, a subsidiary of therapeutics developer Amarantus Bioscience. The arrangement joins Amarantus’ research-use-only assays for multiple sclerosis and […]

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ViewPoint Therapeutics Raises $4 Million in Series A Financing

ViewPoint Therapeutics Raises $4 Million in Series A Financing ViewPoint Therapeutics, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company pioneering the development of crystallin stabilizers to prevent and treat cataracts and presbyopia, today announced the closing of a $4 million Series A financing. The transaction was co-led by Mission Bay Capital and Lagunita BioSciences LLC. Also included in the syndicate was healthcare-dedicated investor, […]

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Miroculus Acquires Microfluidics Firm Kapplex

MicroRNA Diagnostics Developer Miroculus Acquires Microfluidics Firm Kapplex Miroculus, a San Francisco startup developing microRNA-based diagnostic tests, said Monday that it has acquired Toronto-based microfluidics firm Kapplex for an undisclosed amount. Miroculus emerged from stealth mode earlier this year at Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference. It aims to tap into the growing evidence that miRNAs can serve as useful […]

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