Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.
Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes aim to improve the way medical students learn and retain information by leveraging cognitive science on their education platform, Osmosis.
Coming off a $100k first-place win at last week’s MassChallenge Awards, Adhesys Medical’s Alex Schueller is excited about reinventing how wounds and cuts are closed by surgeons, police and paramedics, and military personnel. One day, we may even see their technology in home and office first aid kits.
One company plans to change the way patients can access non-emergency medical transport (NEMT). Boston-based Circulation aims to increase accessibility to NEMT and cut down associated costs by partnering with Uber.
At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.