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02/09/2021

Eurofins Viracor, Cleveland Clinic Sign License Deal for Kidney Transplant Rejection Biomarker Test

Diagnostics company Eurofins Viracor said on Monday that it has signed a licensing agreement with the Cleveland Clinic for exclusive rights to a urine biomarker test for detecting rejection in kidney transplant patients.


02/09/2021

Taysha Gene Therapies Announces Collaborations to Advance Next-Generation Mini-Gene Payloads for AAV Gene Therapies for the Treatment of Genetic Epilepsies and Additional CNS Disorders

Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSHA), a patient-centric, clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing and commercializing AAV-based gene therapies for the treatment of monogenic diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) in both rare and large patient populations, today announced multi-year collaborations with Cleveland Clinic and UT Southwestern Gene Therapy Program (UTSW) to advance next-generation mini-gene payloads for AAV gene therapies for the treatment of genetic epilepsies and additional CNS disorders.


02/08/2021

Eurofins Viracor, Cleveland Clinic Sign License Deal for Kidney Transplant Rejection Biomarker Test

Diagnostics company Eurofins Viracor said on Monday that it has signed a licensing agreement with the Cleveland Clinic for exclusive rights to a urine biomarker test for detecting rejection in kidney transplant patients.


01/29/2021

Olympus to Acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. to Bolster Surgical Endoscopy Capabilities

Olympus Corporation (TSE: 7733) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. (Quest; CEO: Richard Meester) for up to EUR50 million including milestone payments to strengthen its surgical endoscopy capabilities.


01/29/2021

Cleveland Clinic receives $6.7 million NIH grant to study high-intensity exercise as Alzheimer's prevention

Cleveland Clinic receives $6.7 million NIH grant to study high-intensity exercise as Alzheimer's preventionThe five-year study will assess the effect of home-based indoor cycling in slowing disease progression in healthy older people at high genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. 


01/25/2021

Through a $500 Million Partnership with the State of Ohio, JobsOhio and Ohio Development Services Agency, Cleveland Clinic Forms Global Center for Pathogen Research & Human Health

As part of the new Cleveland Innovation District announced today by State of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted, JobsOhio and Ohio Development Services Agency, Cleveland Clinic will significantly expand its global commitment to infectious disease research and translational programs to form the Global Center for Pathogen Research & Human Health.


01/18/2021

First Case Completed in Feasibility Study of Non-Radiation-Based EVAR Navigation Platform

In December, Cleveland Clinic vascular surgeons successfully completed the first surgical case in the MOTION clinical trial of a new non-radiation-based surgical navigation platform for endovascular aortic interventions.


01/08/2021

Breath-Based Diagnostics Gain Traction as Potential Method for Detecting SARS-CoV-2

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the globe and strained diagnostic resources, many players have entered or expanded their presence on the scene to interrogate new methods of testing for SARS-CoV-2. 
One of those methods is the use of breath samples for diagnosing the virus, and a variety of companies and research teams from around the world are developing tests that seek to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the breath, although no such test has received Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration.   
 


12/30/2020

Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2021

COVID-19 has dominated headlines for months, but science continues to move medicine forward, beyond the pandemic. According to Cleveland Clinic’s annual ranking of medical innovations, expanded access to medications for cystic fibrosis and hepatitis c, take two of the top ten spots.


12/30/2020

5 Medical Innovations You Probably Didn’t Notice Happened in 2020

From breakthroughs in oncology, gene therapies, and heart health, to the development of COVID-19 vaccines that are now being administered domestically and around the world, there’s a lot that the medical community can be proud of in 2020.


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