Biosensorix pens pact to develop rapid dengue, stroke tests

by Nick Paul Taylor | Feb 26, 2018 10:00am   #Biosensorix has formed a collaboration with #BGNTechnologies to develop point-of-care diagnostics. The alliance with the technology transfer firm gives Biosensorix access to an #electrochemical lateral flow immunosensor it thinks will enable the cheap, rapid testing of dengue and stroke. Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) developed the #immunosensor to enable […]

MIXiii-Biomed 2018 Registration is now open

  MIXiii-Biomed 2018 Conference – Innovation and Trends shaping the future of Healthcare Systems and Life Sciences It is with great pleasure and pride that we invite our old and new friends to attend the MIXiii Biomed 17th National Life Science & Technology Week. Venue: David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel Date: May 15 – 17, 2018 […]

Researchers Develop Vaccine To Protect Against Influenza

Researchers have developed a universal vaccine to combat influenza A viruses that produces long-lasting immunity in mice and protects them against the limitations of seasonal flu vaccines, according to a study led by Georgia State University. Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat and lungs, is among the leading causes of death […]

First aging innovation lab opens in Israel

 Israel’s first Innovation Lab for Healthy Aging has been launched in Beersheva, simulating the challenges in the everyday living environment of senior citizens in order to inspire solutions. The new project is backed by a ₪5 million investment and has a partnership with Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan to test its approaches and technologies. […]

Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots

  An electricity-conducting, environment-sensing, shape-changing machine the size of a human cell? Is that even possible? Cornell physicists Paul McEuen and Itai Cohen not only say yes, but they’ve actually built the “muscle” for one. With postdoctoral researcher Marc Miskin at the helm, the team has made a robot exoskeleton that can rapidly change its shape upon sensing chemical or thermal […]

MIXiii-Biomed 2018 Early Bird Registration

  Be a trend-setter and stay in the forefront of developments in the field of Biomed. Register to the MIXiii-Biomed 2018 Conference and Exhibition before May 1, 2018 and save money with the Early Bird registration rate. Fees will be increased from May 2, 2018. Please, note, entrance to Biomed 2018 Exhibition & Conference, as […]

Israeli smart software harnesses flood of data to manage diabetes care

DreaMed Diabetes’s cloud-based Advisor Pro helps doctors craft or modify insulin plans based on 288 daily glucose level readings By URVASHI VERMA 21 | February 2018, 12:52 pm Petah Tikva-based DreaMed Diabetes has developed cloud-based software that uses machine learning to help doctors and healthcare professionals better monitor their patients with type 1 diabetes. The firm has received a […]

Medical data co MDClone raises $10m

MDClone has also signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Institute of Informatics at the Washington University School of Medicine. MDClone has raised $10 million from the OrbiMed Advisors LLC and Lightspeed Ventures funds, bringing the total capital raised by the company to $15 million. The company also said that it had signed its first important overseas agreement, with […]

13 of the biggest health breakthroughs in Israel in 2017

 A compound that disables cancer cells, an artificial cornea, the world’s first bone implant: 2017 saw major medical advances. We bring you the best. By Nicky Blackburn Compound kills energy generating system of cancer An Israeli researcher devised a synthetic compound to disable the enzymes that allow cancer cells to metastasize. When cancer cells leave the […]