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San Antonio Hub To Foster Pediatric Medical Device Development

By Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio The San Antonio-Austin hub of a pediatric medical device consortium ...

InCube, VelocityTX Join Work to Develop Pediatric Medical Devices

By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio—A group of San Antonio institutions are getting involved ...

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October 8, 2018
By Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio The San Antonio-Austin hub of a pediatric medical device consortium announced Monday it is actively looking for innovative pediatric medical device entrepreneurs ... More

October 8, 2018
By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio—A group of San Antonio institutions are getting involved in an FDA program that seeks to distribute about $6.75 million worth of seed funding as well as ... More

October 8, 2018
Morris Miller is CEO of San Antonio’s Xenex Disinfection Systems, which sells robots used to disinfect hospital rooms, and he is a managing partner at Tectonic Ventures, a venture capital firm that’s ... More

September 26, 2018
Jaime Wesolowski is the new president and CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey - Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal ... More

September 24, 2018
A panel on Monday celebrated the South Texas Medical Center's 50th anniversary. SCOTT BALL / RIVARD REPORT BY ROSEANNA GARZA, RIVARD REPORT Local healthcare leaders convened on Monday to discuss the ... More

September 20, 2018
  The San Antonio Military Life Science Commercialization Action Plan seeks to better leverage the market’s military medical assets.  CATHY DE LA GARZA By W. Scott Bailey  – Senior ... More

September 19, 2018
Featured image is of SwRI staff working in their cGMP clean room where clinical supplies of their drug, e-Rapa, are manufactured. Photo courtesy SwRI. By Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio Rapamycin ... More

September 14, 2018
  Posted by Jim Forsyth, News Radio 1200 WOAI Dr. Alan Peterson of U.T. Health, who has in many ways written the book on the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD, last night was awarded the top ... More

September 14, 2018
Alan Peterson, PhD, Recipient of the 2018 BioMed SA Award for Innovaiton in Healthcare  By Catherine Cheng | PhD Candidate | Biology of Aging | Technology Commercialization There was a clear theme ... More

September 13, 2018
Dr. Basil Pruitt Jr. is being honored by BioMed SA for his pioneering work in treating burns. Scott Ball / Rivard Report BY KEN RODRIGUEZ   Brooke Army Medical Center, 1965: A 6-year-old ... More

September 11, 2018
Clinical psychologist Alan Peterson is being honored with BioMed SA's Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience. SCOTT BALL / RIVARD REPORT ROSEANNA GARZA, RIVARD REPORT When the Twin Towers ... More

September 11, 2018
Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio Combat veterans suffering from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks did not have treatments tailored for the trauma ... More

September 10, 2018
Ruyan Guo (left), a UTSA professor, attempts to get an electrical reading as student Noah Mohammed watches. Guo is part of a team at UTSA that invented a “nanorobot” particle. Photo by Billy ... More

September 6, 2018
Leaders from UT Health San Antonio and MD Anderson Cancer Center prepare to discuss their institutions' partnership for cancer research and treatment. Lauren Caruba/Staff By Lauren Caruba, STAFF WRITER, ... More

September 2, 2018
Nia Clements, freshman at Trinity University, is interested in finding cures and treatments for cancer. Several family members have suffered from the disease. Photo by Billy Calzada, Staff Photographer By ... More

August 24, 2018
Projects include tobacco control in primary care and oncology patients, and increasing HPV vaccination in childhood cancer survivors. Shared by Will Sansom The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute ... More

August 20, 2018
Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., (left) receives the Journal of Dental Research Cover Award from editor-in-chief William Giannobile, D.D.S., M.S., D.M.Sc. An illustration of Dr. Diogenes and his team's ... More

August 15, 2018
Southwest Research Institute has invested in new laboratory and warehouse space to boost its capabilities in drug development. COURTESY OF SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, ... More

August 8, 2018
BioMed SA President Ann Stevens said the "stars are aligning" when it comes to the city carving out a greater niche in immunotherapy LYNDSEY JOHNSON W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San Antonio ... More

August 8, 2018
Dr. Ruth Ruprecht said the antibody that she and her researchers worked with had been mostly ignored for use in fighting HIV. Jerry Lara / Staff photographer By Chase Karacostas, Staff Writer, San Antonio ... More

August 6, 2018
Deepak Kaushal, Ph.D., is the new Director of the Southwest National Primate Research Center. JJ VELASQUEZ, RIVARD REPORT The crown jewel of San Antonio’s nationally renowned research institute ... More

July 31, 2018
David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio — Two former military healthcare researchers in San Antonio will receive awards for their work from a life sciences group that promotes the local industry. Alan ... More

July 31, 2018
W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal BioMed SA has chosen Dr. Alan Peterson to receive its 2018 Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience. Peterson, a locally based ... More

July 31, 2018
BioMed SA also honors Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D. with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his lifelong contributions to burn and trauma care (SAN ANTONIO) July 31, 2018 –  BioMed SA, the ... More

July 27, 2018
Dr. Ruth Ruprecht is director of the AIDS Research Program in the Department of Virology and Immunology at the Texas Biomed Research Institute. COURTESY / TEXAS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE BY EDMOND ... More

July 20, 2018
CytoBioscience CEO James Garvin was in New York recently to pitch the company and its technology to potential investors. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey – Senior Reporter, San Antonio ... More

July 19, 2018
BioAffinity Technologies President and CEO Maria Zannes said the company has moved much closer to commercialization. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey – Senior Reporter, San Antonio ... More

July 19, 2018
Allen Harrison will be the next CEO of Methodist Healthcare System. COURTESY OF KOREY HOWELL | METHODIST HEALTHCARE W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal Methodist Healthcare ... More

July 16, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY OF BIOBRIDGE GLOBAL By W. Scott Bailey – Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal BioBridge Global has formed a new group of industry experts to help advance its expanding ... More

July 16, 2018
From left, Carmen Aramanda, Alexandra Frey, Ashley Uptmore, and Luis Martinez work together to coordinate the Students+Startups program at Trinity University. Photo credit: Startups San Antonio. By Iris ... More

July 12, 2018
Jaime Wesolowski is putting off retirement to become the new CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., the nonprofit owner of the San Antonio hospital system he has led the last 18 years. ... More

July 3, 2018
Bob Hutchens is CEO of StemBioSys Inc. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey – Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal StemBioSys' positive growth curve is drawing interest from ... More

June 22, 2018
Texas Biomedical Research Institute President and CEO Dr. Larry Schlesinger, right, with Eusondia Arnett, who is leading a research team at the San Antonio campus studying the use of re-purposed cancer ... More

June 21, 2018
Dr. Larry Schlesinger is president and CEO of Texas Biomedical Research Institute. JOSH HUSKIN By W. Scott Bailey – Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal Texas Biomedical Research Institute’s ... More

June 8, 2018
Acelity LP President and CEO Andrew Eckert says the company's acquisition of England's Crawford Healthcare is a game-changer for the San Antonio-based biotech. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott ... More

June 5, 2018
Houston-based immunotherapy company Kiromic is expected this month to approve moving its headquarters to San Antonio. IMAGE PROVIDED BY GETTY IMAGES (DHORANDE) By W. Scott Bailey Senior Reporter, San ... More

June 1, 2018
By Bruce Selcraig, STAFF WRITER, San Antonio Express-News For the third time in 10 years, UT Health San Antonio has received a highly-competitive, $24 million National Institutes of Health grant to accelerate ... More

May 24, 2018
City Manager Sheryl Sculley said San Antonio officials have "worked diligently" on luring Houston-based biotech Kiromic Inc. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San ... More

May 21, 2018
Dr. Patrick Sung is headed back to UT Health San Antonio from Yale University. Photo Credit TERRY DAGRADI | YALE UNIVERSITY W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal The Cancer ... More

May 21, 2018
The University of Texas at San Antonio's Bernard Arulanandam said the institution is moving closer to becoming eligible for funding from the National Research University Fund. GABE HERNANDEZ | SABJ By ... More

May 18, 2018
StemBioSys Inc. CEO Bob Hutchens says the San Antonio biotech is on track to significantly expand its product portfolio. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey–Senior Reporter, San Antonio ... More

May 9, 2018
Rapamycin Holdings Inc. expects it will soon get the clearance to conduct a first-in-human clinical trial for its novel drug at the UT Health San Antonio Mays Cancer Center. By W. Scott Bailey – ... More

April 12, 2018
David Spencer (left) and Dr. George Peoples speak about collaboration between the local entrepreneur community and the U.S. military at the InnoTech Conference.  JJ Velasquez / Rivard Report By JJ ... More

March 29, 2018
Ramon Coronado, who earned his doctoral degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio, said his early-stage company is writing a new playbook for stem cell research. COURTESY OF THE UNIVERSITY ... More

March 23, 2018
CytoBioscience CEO James Garvin says the company will remain rooted in San Antonio despite a new merger. The deal could position the Alamo City company for new acquisitions. Carlos Javier Sanchez | SABJ W. ... More

March 22, 2018
Fountainhead Investment Partners Managing Partner Brian Kieser said San Antonio could land a new biotech innovation campus. FILE PHOTO By W. Scott Bailey  – Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business ... More

March 19, 2018
BioBridge Global CEO Martin Landon is working to leverage strong revenue increases in 2017 into more impressive long-term gains. GABE HERNANDEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey  – Senior Reporter, ... More

March 8, 2018
  Legacy Leader Dr. Francisco Cigarroa in San Antonio. GABE HERNANDEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal  Dr. Francisco Cigarroa's life experiences have helped shape ... More

March 1, 2018
BioAffinity Technologies CEO Maria Zannes said the San Antonio company will have more opportunity for collaboration and investment moving forward. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ San Antonio-based bioAffinity ... More

February 22, 2018
By David Holley, Xconomy San Antonio—A small Texas biotech that develops women’s health products, including a generic birth control ring, has received a $960,000 grant from the Department ... More

February 22, 2018
Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Ph.D. During the West African Ebola outbreak that began in 2013, an experimental biopharmaceutical drug called ZMappTM was a glimmer of hope in the midst of a health crisis. ... More

February 14, 2018
StemBioSys Inc. CEO Bob Hutchens said the company is making bold changes to gain bigger commercial audience for cell technologies. Carlos Javier Sanchez | SABJ W. Scott Bailey, Senior Reporter, San Antonio ... More

January 30, 2018
A temporary sign is installed highlighting the Mays Cancer Center name. SCOTT BALL / RIVARD REPORT BY Roseanna Garza, Rivard Report The UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center will be renamed the Mays Cancer ... More

January 22, 2018
Cris Daskevich is the new CEO for the Children's Hospital of San Antonio. Courtesy of CHRISTUS Health.  By W. Scott Bailey  –  Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal Christus ... More

January 16, 2018
David Holley, Xconomy Texas — San Antonio—Evestra, a San Antonio life science company that develops women’s health products, has a new shareholder: pharmaceutical firm Gedeon Richter, ... More

January 13, 2018
By KIM JOHNSON Texas Public Radio The healthcare and bioscience sector is one of San Antonio's leading industries. In 2015, the industry had a $37 billion impact on the San Antonio economy and employed ... More

January 3, 2018
In this December 10, 2017 photo, Michael Cassidy, 26, tends his sleeping two-month-old son, Azrael Cassidy, after posing for a portrait in Houston.  Photo by Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP By ... More

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