A St. Louis-based startup cofounded by a Washington University physician has raised a combined $6.6 million in federal grant funding and private investment, reports the St. Louis Business Journal.
St. Louis-based startup Takoda uses data to help monitor treatment and recovery of substance use disorders.
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Two faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD, is the first female faculty member at WashU to found a startup. Her company, clEAR, helps people with hearing loss to better recognize and understand speech through training that uses their loved ones’ voices.
Christina Stallings, PhD, Shabaana Abdul Khader, PhD, and Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, are on the front lines of the battle to stop the world’s deadliest bacteria. Between them, they hold eight patents related to TB research.
Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD, is on a mission to fight the spread of infectious diseases like malaria through better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools.
An entrepreneur with heart: WashU physician Jen Silva, MD, has co-founded a startup that is developing technology to enable doctors to see real-time 3D holograms of the heart during cardiac procedures.
Student teams from universities around the U.S. will present novel tech solutions for addressing unmet needs in healthcare delivery and clinical medicine.