Digital Health Solutions LLC, founded by Dr. Stephen Downs and Tammy Dugan of the Indiana University School of Medicine, is commercializing software that can help doctors improve quality of care for pediatric patients. Downs and Dugan wrote about the software, called CHICA, and the company for TechPoint, whose mission is to promote and accelerate the… Read more »
Indiana University, the University of Louisville, and Missouri University of Science and Technology were awarded a $225,000 grant for a pilot program called AWARE: ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The program will help women and other minority faculty, staff and student innovators improve their successes in securing money to commercialize their inventions. “We are thrilled to… Read more »
The Insights e-newsletter from Innovate Indiana is now available. Read more about innovation and economic development at Indiana University’s campus system here.
Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington can further develop translational research projects with grants as high as $25,000 from the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research. The Translational Research Pilot Grant Program funds the completion of proof-of-concept projects that will support the development of translational research projects with industry partners, the establishment of new… Read more »
Congratulations to Apexian Pharmaceuticals! The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has authorized the clinical stage biotechnology company to begin the Phase 1 study of APX3330, its lead compound. Steve Carchedi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Apexian Pharmaceuticals, said, “We are very excited to have reached this important milestone in the evaluation of APX3330 in patients with cancer and… Read more »
Digital Health Solutions is a software startup founded by Dr. Stephen Downs and Tammy Dugan, two members of the Indiana University School of Medicine. The company’s first product, software called CHICA, or Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation, has been used at Eskenazi Hospital for several years. The company licenses the technology through Indiana University Research and Technology… Read more »
Jennifer Finefield, senior technology manager at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., appeared on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick to speak about a record year in prototype development for a collaboration between IURTC and Rose-Hulman Ventures. You can watch the five-minute interview here. A news release about the collaboration is available here. Well done, Jennifer!
Jennifer Finefield, senior technology manager at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., will appear on “Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick” alongside Elizabeth Hagerman of Rose-Hulman Ventures. They will speak with Gerry Dick about the collaboration between the two organizations, which culminated in a record eight prototypes being developed in the 2016 calendar year. WFYI,… Read more »
Assembly Biosciences Inc., a Carmel-based biotech company with numerous ties to Indiana University and the Hoosier State — has successfully completed part of a Phase I study for a lead drug being developed to treat chronic cases of hepatitis B. The opening half of the study evaluated the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics (studies of how… Read more »
Nominees for TechPoint’s 18th annual Mira Awards were recently revealed, with half of the 180 applications received advancing in this year’s competition. The Miras honor the “Best of Tech” throughout Indiana and many of the nominees — as one might well imagine — have Indiana University ties. One such company, nominated for Innovation of the… Read more »