Makers For Vets Program Returning To Northeast Ohio
Challenge America is again bringing its Makers for Veterans program to Northeast Ohio. Teams of engineers, doctors and other "makers" will work together at St. Edward High School to forge solutions to difficulties faced by disabled military veterans.
Cleveland Clinic enters license agreement for breast cancer vaccine technology
Cleveland Clinic enters license agreement for breast cancer vaccine technology. Dr. Vincent Tuohy discusses the vaccine.
Anixa Biosciences Announces a Strategic Alliance and Licensing Agreement with Cleveland Clinic for an Innovative Breast Cancer Vaccine Technology
Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (ANIX), a biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body's immune system to fight cancer, today announced that it has established a strategic alliance and license agreement with Cleveland Clinic for an innovative breast cancer vaccine technology.
Centerline Biomedical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Intra-Operative Positioning System
Centerline Biomedical, Inc. (Centerline) has announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its flagship product, the Intra-Operative Positioning System, IOPS.
Xealth adds Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare to close $14m Series A
Xealth, the leading platform for connecting digital health, today announced that it has secured an additional $3 million in its Series A financing, bringing the amount raised in this round to $14 million total. New investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare Innovation Fund join McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, ResMed, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ Venture), Providence Ventures, UPMC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Investments from this round will be used to advance the development and deployment of the Xealth platform for digital health programs.
Catapult, Prevent Biometrics Partner to Sync Safety, Performance Data
In conducting extensive trials with college and high school sports teams, Prevent Biometrics found value in syncing the impact data gleaned from its smart mouthguards with game video to provide context on collisions.
TMAO and Heart Disease: The New Red Meat Risk?
Over the past several decades, public health experts and physicians have pinned a hefty portion of the blame for heart disease on saturated fat. That’s not without reason. The long-chain saturated fatty acids found in foods like steak, butter, and coconut oil raise artery-clogging low–density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, a cause of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. At the same time, diets high in red meat have been strongly associated with heart disease and mortality.
Hospitals look to computers to predict patient emergencies before they happen
Seven floors, and long odds, were stacked against John S. He was undergoing a test on the first floor of a Cleveland Clinic hospital when his nursing team — on the eighth floor — got a call, telling them the 57-year-old had developed a dangerously rapid heartbeat that was spiraling toward cardiac arrest.
Cleveland Diagnostics Announces Publication of Multicenter IsoPSA Clinical Validation Study Demonstrating Improved Accuracy Over Prostate-Specific Antigen Test
Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc., a clinical-stage company focused on developing next-generation diagnostic tests for the detection of cancers, today announced the online publication of results from a multicenter validation study of IsoPSA™, a novel structure-based prostate cancer assay, in Journal of Urology. The study validated the findings from a preliminary study published earlier in European Urology, demonstrating that the non-invasive, blood-based IsoPSA assay has superior diagnostic accuracy over the current gold standard, prostate-specific antigen (PSA), in detecting high-grade prostate cancer.
'They've given me hope': NE Ohio design teams create solutions for disabled veterans
Tables at the Joseph and Helen Lowe Institute for Innovation were strewn with laptop computers, cell phones, electronics and cables.
The surrounding walls were covered with scientific graffiti in drawings, notes and questions to be answered.
It was the stuff of creativity and inspiration, all of it needed to help make the lives of seven disabled veterans a bit easier.