Broad Institute launches academic-industry cell imaging consortium to speed drug discovery and development

The Imaging Platform at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, together with industry and non-profit partners, has launched a new collaboration to create a massive cell-imaging dataset, displaying more...

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Interns Playing a Vital Role in a Pandemic

Massachusetts is home to countless life sciences companies working to accelerate the commercialization of promising treatments, therapies, and cures that will improve patient care.  Kephera Diagnostics is one of these...

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Massachusetts manufacturers respond to COVID-19

The Manufacturing Emergency Response Team (M-ERT) is a coordinated response by the Baker-Polito Administration and leading academic and industry stakeholders to support the Commonwealth’s manufacturers in their efforts to produce...

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FDA and Health Canada approve Thermedical’s Degassed Saline to help reduce risk of stroke

Health Canada and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Thermedical’s degassed saline for use with its Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency (SERF) Ablation system and Durablate catheter, currently being studied...

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Akili announces FDA clearance of EndeavorRx™ for children with ADHD

Akili Interactive announced this week that the FDA has granted clearance for the company’s EndeavorRx as a prescription treatment for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Delivered through a captivating video...

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Damon Cox Named New Interim President and CEO of the MLSC

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), with support from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED), continues a robust search process for a permanent President and Chief Executive...

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Moderna advances late-stage development of its vaccine against COVID-19

Moderna, Inc. announced progress on late-stage development of mRNA-1273, the company’s mRNA vaccine candidate against COVID-19. Moderna has finalized the Phase 3 study protocol based on feedback from the U.S....

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MIT plays key role in statewide effort to produce PPE

Across the Massachusetts Emergency Response Team (M-ERT) operations, MIT students, faculty, staff, and alumni can be found lending their support to the efforts. In some cases, community members are working...

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