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Stories from the Stage

Partners HealthCare Chief Clinical Officer Featured in PBS’ “Stories From the Stage”

December 3, 2018

Eureka! Sometimes that moment of personal discovery comes when you least expect it. Heather Berlin came to a revelation while she dangled 40 feet above the Sydney Zoo; Gregg Meyer, MD discovered how tears could make…

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Taking AI to the Next Level.

November 7, 2018

Register Today. April 8–10, 2019  |  Boston www.worldmedicalinnovation.org

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An Innovator’s Feast

November 7, 2018

Save the Date Westin Copley Place | Boston Wednesday, April 10, 2019 This invitation-only reception honors principal investigators and researchers who submitted invention disclosures during the calendar year 2018. The evening features a cocktail reception, live…

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Innovation Fellows Program

Innovation Fellows Take Root in Industry

November 7, 2018

Albert Einstein once said, “The only source of knowledge is experience.” While that may be overstating the case just a bit, the message certainly rings true for the academic fellows and industry partners who have participated…

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Rehabilitation Excellence Delivered in Shenzhen

November 7, 2018

If you had the chance to reimagine the way that rehabilitation services and geriatric care are delivered to patients, what changes would you make? That is just one of the compelling questions that a team of…

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Improving Hearing and Vision Leadership at Mass. Eye and Ear

November 7, 2018

Now that the Mass. Eye and Ear has officially joined Partners, leaders from both organizations are optimistic about the potential to drive new advances in treating blindness, deafness and other debilitating diseases of the head and…

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Nuance Collaboration Speeds AI Clinical Integration

November 7, 2018

If there has been a consistent message to come out of all the discussion about artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare over the past few years it’s that in order to realize their vast potential, AI technologies…

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Disseminating Medical Expertise to Areas that Need it Most

October 16, 2018

Replacing physicians has been cited as an aim of artificial-intelligence-based approaches to health care. Yet beyond the hype and hyperbole, there is a much more likely — and worthy — application of AI to medicine: infusing…

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CRISPR and ZFN, Two Promising Gene-Editing Platforms

October 2, 2018

Though the underlying mechanism is said to have been initially discovered in 1987, the potential to use CRISPR/Cas9 (“CRISPR”) as a gene editing therapy has recently enthralled the media since its first application in 2013[1]; touting…

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AI has arrived- Pharma Times

September 28, 2018

Artificial intelligence is poised to change the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries as it looks to streamline, speed-up and improve overall efficiency. It might still be early days but it’s a bandwagon that organisations are quickly jumping…

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Alexion To Acquire Syntimmune

September 26, 2018

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) and Syntimmune today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Alexion to acquire Syntimmune, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing antibody therapeutics targeting the neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn). SYNT001 –…

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Pfizer Centers for Therapeutic Innovation: Fall 2018 Call-for-Proposals due November 2nd 2018

September 20, 2018

We are pleased to alert you to the call for proposals for Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) program for collaborative development of novel biotherapeutics. CTI supports translational programs in oncology, autoimmunity & inflammation, metabolic and…

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U.S. FDA Clears Sebacia Microparticles for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Inflammatory Acne

September 20, 2018

Sebacia, Inc., a privately held, commercial stage dermatology and aesthetics company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for its lead product, Sebacia Microparticles. This significant achievement is a milestone…

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Getting Back to Face Time: AI Tools that Help Reduce Physicians’ Computer Use

September 18, 2018

Just as computers have propelled major advances in modern medicine, their presence has also become a significant burden. That’s because the amount of time physicians now spend on the computer — reviewing clinical data and completing…

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AKOUOS RAISES $50 MILLION SERIES A FINANCING AND EXPANDS TEAM TO ADVANCE PRECISION GENETIC THERAPIES

August 7, 2018

Boston, Mass. – August 7, 2018 – Akouos, a precision genetic medicine company developing gene therapies that restore and preserve hearing, today announced the Company has raised $50 million in Series A financing. Seed investors 5AM Ventures and…

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Translate Bio Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

August 3, 2018

Translate Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBIO) a clinical-stage messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics company developing a new class of potentially transformative medicines to treat diseases caused by protein or gene dysfunction, today announced the pricing of its initial public…

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2019 Partners Innovation Discovery Grant Program: REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

July 30, 2018

We are delighted to announce the fourth round of the Innovation Discovery Grants Program (IDG). Partners HealthCare has renewed this grant program to stimulate new inventive concepts, identify areas of commercially significant scientific strength, and accelerate…

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Copyright 101: learn how to protect your creative works.

July 24, 2018

What: Copyrights protect original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression and this really speaks to what kinds of things are “eligible” for copyright protection. But to put it more simply, copyrights protect…

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