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B2B COMPETITION NIGHT OVERVIEW Monday, April 11, 2022 at the Utah State Capitol Building – 5:00pm MDT RSVP Requested After a year of hard work, Bench to Bedside teams will present their final projects to judges, industry professionals, mentors, friends, family, and community members. At the end of the night, winning teams will take home […]

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IDbyDNA is making it easier to accurately diagnose infectious diseases

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Our world is swarming with microbes. Many of them are harmless and provide essential biological functions to maintain the ecosystem of life all around us. Others have a tendency to exploit the human body and make a mess of our health. A driving force in the losing battle between human defenses and invading microbes is […]

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Utah Researchers are Testing New Male Contraceptive Gel

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University of Utah Health scientists are testing a new contraceptive gel for men. Based on preliminary research conducted elsewhere, the scientists believe the hormonal gel decreases a man’s sperm production––reducing his chances of fathering a child––without decreasing his sex drive. The researchers say expanding contraceptive options for men could ease the burden on women who […]

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GPX Embolic Device Success in Challenging Tumor Case

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Fluidx Medical’s Novel Embolic Device Demonstrates Repeated Success in Treating Complex Tumors Fluidx Medical’s GPX Embolic Device was used to effectively devascularize a large tumor with multiple feeding vessels as part of a multi-center clinical trial. “This could have been a challenging case since it involved a large renal tumor fed by small, low flow, […]

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Gentex Showcases Interiors Technology at CES 2022

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At CES 2022, Gentex displays multiple technologies focused on driver and cabin monitoring as well as new convenience features that will help automakers sell cars. Gentex acquired Vaporsens (a University of Utah Start up) in April 2020 and is using that company’s nanofiber chemical-sensing technology in a sensor that can be installed in a vehicle’s […]

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Salarius Acquires Protein Degradation Portfolio from Deuterx to Advance Cancer Therapies

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Salarius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing potential new medicines for patients with sarcomas, pediatric cancers, and other cancers, today announced a definitive agreement with DeuteRx, LLC to acquire an oral, small molecule targeted protein degradation portfolio. The acquisition includes a lead drug candidate that Salarius has renamed SP-3164 (formerly DRX-164), the related patent family, including […]

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2022 BioHive Entrepreneur & Investor Life Science Summit

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UTAH’S PREMIER EVENT FOR INVESTMENT IN THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY We’ll be back in person for the 2022 BioHive Entrepreneur & Investor Life Sciences Summit. Join us at the Summit to hear industry experts speak on compelling topics such as funding, operating and developing life sciences companies on March 9-10, 2021. Don’t miss this chance […]

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The University of Utah Celebrates Innovation: Successful P3s and precedent-setting $884 million in Investments Raised by U Startup Companies

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In publishing the FY21 Innovation Report  the University of Utah’s (the U) PIVOT Center highlights several important partnerships, including Recursion and RenalytixAI. The report also celebrates some of the U’s innovation by promoting quantitative and qualitative metrics, such as the precedent-setting $884 million in investments raised by U startup companies; and technologies developed by University of […]

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