BioMed SA Unveils Strategic Plan for Bioscience and Healthcare Sectors

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5th San Antonio Conference on Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine

February 7-8, 2019 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Keynote Lectures by: Dr. Shideng Bao, Cleveland ...
December 27, 2012
By Mike Smith, BS, MICP, EMS World The current model of bleeding control in the U.S. military focuses on addressing what is called the trauma triad of death: acidosis, hypothermia and coagulopathies, ... More

December 21, 2012
Dr. Lee Hood and members of his lab group raise a very Seattle toast with Starbucks coffee to celebrate. Dr. Hood was the 2011 winner of BioMed SA's Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and ... More

December 3, 2012
(SAN ANTONIO, TX - 3 December 2012) - ViroXis Corporation today announced that it has enrolled its first patient in its Phase II study for the topical treatment of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) common skin ... More

November 20, 2012
By Berit Mason, 1200 WOAI News RadioSometimes it's helpful to learn how the other guy does it ... which is why some cancer doctors from Spain were visiting local oncologists at San Antonio's START Center. "Over ... More

November 20, 2012
CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - Medpace, a privately held, global, full-service contract research organization (CRO) announced that it has acquired MediTech Strategic Consultants B.V. (MediTech), ... More

November 20, 2012
Urology San Antonio renamed its cancer treatment facility for the medical group's founder and former CEO, Dr. Juan Reyna at a ceremony on Nov. 10. The building at 7718 Louis Pasteur Court in the South ... More

November 19, 2012
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal The Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) has applied for a patent for a genetically-engineered vaccine strategy to prevent HIV infection. The ... More

November 9, 2012
Mike Dwyer, CEO of Azaya Therapeutics, is leading the local biotech firm toward the launch of a generic version of a popular anti-cancer drug. By Mike W. Thomas, San Antonio Business Journal Since 2003, ... More

October 31, 2012
  Also called the devil flower for its black blossoms and odd shape, the Bat flower plant is native to Malaysia. SAN ANTONIO (October 31, 2012) - Promising new potential anti-cancer agents isolated ... More

October 25, 2012
  SAN ANTONIO, Texas, October 25, 2012 - GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB:GNSZ) announced that its lead drug, G-202, has been selected by the Statewide Clinical Trials Network of Texas (CTNeT) for evaluation ... More

October 24, 2012
  SAN ANTONIO (October 24, 2012) - A Cancer Therapy & Research Center oncologist will lead the first study launched by the Statewide Clinical Trials Network of Texas (CTNeT). Devalingam Mahalingam, ... More

October 23, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (October 23, 2012) - The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC), through its GenCure affiliate, has established a research collaboration agreement with San Antonio-based StemBioSys, ... More

October 16, 2012
(SAN ANTONIO) - The Wall Street Journal announced the winners of its 2012 Technology Innovation Awards today, and for the second time, Vidacare Corporation has been recognized for its ground-breaking technology. ... More

October 15, 2012
San Antonio, Oct. 15, 2012 - Dr. Mary Pat Moyer, Founder, CEO and Chief Science Officer of San Antonio-based INCELL Corporation, will address the manufacturing and product development challenges for cell ... More

October 11, 2012
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 11, 2012) - The inaugural San Antonio Vaccine Symposium, titled "Vaccine Antigen Discovery and Vaccine-Induced Immunity," is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at The ... More

September 29, 2012
When you own or manage a business you quickly learn working together in teams or groups brings something more to the solution than sitting apart in separate rooms working on the same problem. These interactions ... More

September 25, 2012
By Bill Frist, The Week In America we spend roughly $140 billion on medical research every year. One-third of that is from the federal government. Over half - 54 percent - comes from industry, and nearly ... More

September 21, 2012
The Randomists, BioMed SA's award-winning FIRST Lego League team of 7th graders from Keystone School and Montessori School of San Antonio, were recognized at BioMed SA's Julio Palmaz Award Dinner in September ... More

September 20, 2012
By Miriam Sitz, Rivard Report In a place frequently remembered for the Alamo and River Walk, known to many as "Military City USA," and increasingly lauded as a hotbed of advances in cloud computing, there ... More

September 20, 2012
By Jim Forsyth, 1200 WOAI News BioMed SA tonight will honor Vidacare founder Dr. Larry Miller with the Palmaz Award for his work inventing the inside-the-bone i.v. unit and his starting of a company to ... More

September 19, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, TX - September 19, 2012. ENTrigue Surgical, Inc. ("ENTrigue" or the "Company"), a privately held company that develops, manufactures and distributes medical devices used for Ear, Nose and ... More

September 11, 2012
Dr. Larry Miller demonstrates the EZ-10 Intraosseous Infusion System on September 6, 2012. Photo: Tom Reel, San Antonio Express-News By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News As an emergency room ... More

September 8, 2012
By Don Finley, San Antonio Express-News Michael Black (from left), Thomas Mayes, Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, and Francisco Gonzalez-Scarano, all officials with the Health Science Center, speak to the San Antonio ... More

September 6, 2012
By Jim Forsyth, 1200 WOAI news Dr. Larry Miller, a former Emergency Room physician in Chicago and San Antonio, whose repeated frustrations at trying to find a vein for introducing fluids into the body ... More

September 6, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, TX - September 6, 2012. ENTrigue Surgical, Inc. ("ENTrigue"), a San Antonio, Texas-based company that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes medical devices used for Ear, Nose and ... More

September 5, 2012
By David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News A lack of venture capital is keeping San Antonio and Texas from competing with regional biotechnology powerhouses in California and the Northeast. Speaking ... More

August 31, 2012
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal San Antonio has notched another victory it its push to attract more bioscience companies. Innovative Trauma Care (ITC), a Canadian-based company established ... More

August 24, 2012
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Vidacare Corp. has been given the green light to begin marketing a new product that could save a significant number of lives in war zones. That approval, ... More

August 16, 2012
Dr. Larry Miller attends to a patient with the EZ-IO device. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business JournalDr. Larry Miller is the newest recipient of BioMed SA's Julio Palmaz Award. Miller is the ... More

August 15, 2012
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio-based Kinetic Concepts Inc. has struck a deal to sell its specialty hospital beds business, which launched the company more than 35 years ago. The ... More

August 3, 2012
  SAN ANTONIO (August 3, 2012) - The UT Health Science Center San Antonio was awarded $1.8 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to fund work ranging from genetic analysis ... More

July 31, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 31, 2012 - GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB:GNSZ) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for initiation a Phase II human clinical trial of its lead compound, ... More

July 25, 2012
[Minneapolis, Minnesota] Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc., makers of multiple medical devices providing perfusion therapy to the first responder and hospital marketplace, has named Philip W. Faris, ... More

July 9, 2012
By Vicki Vaughan The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have selected 89 health systems across the country to be part of a "shared savings" program called an Accountable Care Organization, and ... More

July 5, 2012
San Antonio's 74-year-old DPT Laboratories Ltd., a large contract manufacturer of creams, lotions, powders and other health care products, has been acquired by an Illinois private-equity company, the ... More

July 2, 2012
SAN ANTONIO (July 2, 2012) - What does a U.S. academic health center receive in exchange for allowing one of its top professors to spend a few weeks in China each year? More than just travel tips, officials ... More

June 28, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 28, 2012 - GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB:GNSZ) announced that a study titled, "Engineering the Plant Product Thapsigargin into a PSMA-Activated Tumor Endothelial Cell Prodrug for Cancer ... More

June 19, 2012
Austin, TX, June 19, 2012 - A new statewide survey of Texas' life sciences industry shows two significant signs of growth: improving access to capital for early-stage companies, and a more mature stage ... More

June 13, 2012
Nursing student Paige Adkins performs an evaluation on a programmable mannequin. She concedes working with them was "a little creepy" at first because they blink and breathe. Photo: Bob Owen, San Antonio ... More

June 4, 2012
(San Antonio) ... Jordan Kaufmann, a recent Biomedical Engineering PhD graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Engineering, has won the University of Texas Horizon Fund Student ... More

May 31, 2012
  Morris Miller, the CEO of Xenex Healthcare Services, will announce Friday plans to relocate headquarters to San Antonio. (Photo by Erik Reyna) By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal San ... More

May 31, 2012
TAMPA, Fla. - May 31, 2012 - Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. and the Texas Cord Blood Bank announced a clinical supply and research collaboration agreement to provide mononuclear cells from clinical grade ... More

May 11, 2012
The Southwest Research Institute's Joe McDonough says researchers are developing more effective vaccines. Photo by Jim Lochhead. By Dan R. Goddard, San Antonio Business Journal In the war against infectious ... More

May 11, 2012
Dr. Steven Davis, CEO of StemBioSys, (center) oversees work by two of the company's research scientists as they prepare stem cells using the company's patented process. Photo by Erik Reyna, San Antonio ... More

April 24, 2012
By Vicki Vaughan, San Antonio Express-News Methodist Hospital and its campuses at Methodist Children's Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Northeast ... More

April 24, 2012
,By David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News Two San Antonio startup biotechnology companies each received $100,000 in seed investments Tuesday from The Texas Technology Development Corp., or T3DC, ... More

April 20, 2012
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News Four San Antonio companies received more than a combined $22.1 million in venture funds in the first quarter, according to the latest MoneyTree report. The ... More

April 11, 2012
By Wendy Rigby, KENS 5 Click here to see the video SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio wants to become the epicenter for vaccine development. Scientists are harnessing the power of collaboration to make a difference.An ... More

April 11, 2012
  Photo: BioMed SA Chair Kenneth Trevett (left), President Ann Stevens, and Infectious Disease Subcommittee Co-Chairs Drs. Robert Gracy and Michael MacNaughton at the City Hall announcement for the ... More

April 6, 2012
BioMed SA's Ann Stevens says San Antonio has "distinct advantages" as it moves to become a major player in regenerative medicine. By Erik Reyna, San Antonio Business Journal By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio ... More

April 5, 2012
[Edmonton, Alberta, Canada]  Innovative Trauma CareTM (ITC), an early stage medical device company focused on developing and marketing point of injury solutions to the first responder, military and ... More

March 29, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 29, 2012 - GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB:GNSZ) announced the successful completion of the dose-escalation component in the ongoing Phase I trial of  its lead chemotherapeutic agent, ... More

March 21, 2012
By Patrick Danner Two San Antonio companies were selected earlier this month as being among the "10 most promising" life science technology companies at the Texas Life Science Venture Forum in Houston. The ... More

March 16, 2012
GenCure's Mary Beth Fisk says the San Antonio organization has only "scratched the surface" in its quest to play an international role in regenerative medicine. Photo by:Erik Reyna, San Antonio Business ... More

March 12, 2012
The Randomists, a FIRST Lego League team of sixth graders from Keystone School and Montessori School of San Antonio, were named runner-up for the Overall Champion's Award at the Alamo Region FLL Tournament ... More

February 22, 2012
By James Aldridge, San Antonio Business Journal DPT Laboratories has named Kuljit Bhatia the company's new vice president of research and development at the contract development and manufacturing organization. Bhatia, ... More

February 18, 2012
Engineering teacher Tyler Nichols, right, works with student Stephen Llanez, 16, a Junior, as the Sam Houston High School Robotics team works on their robot, named "Aftermath," at the school on Saturday, ... More

February 17, 2012
SAN ANTONIO - By Isis Romero, KSAT 12 A local group of sixth graders are doing something quite impressive with their free time: they're entering an international competition in hopes of manufacturing ... More

February 17, 2012
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News A subsidiary of hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. has made a financial investment in San Antonio's AirStrip Technologies Inc. Terms weren't disclosed. As ... More

February 14, 2012
Blog by Matt Scherermysanantonio.comAs you heat that microwave burrito or that extra slice of pizza from the fridge, is it safe to eat? That's the question that the Randomists, a group of five sixth graders ... More

February 1, 2012
By David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News With targeted investments, San Antonio's biotechnology sector can reach 180,000 jobs by 2020 from about 144,000 now, former Mayor Henry Cisneros said Tuesday ... More

January 27, 2012
South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics' Dr. Anthony Tolcher says the Alamo City has an opportunity to gain some important ground on the cancer front. (Photo by Erik Reyna, San Antonio Business Journal)By ... More

January 27, 2012
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News Kinetic Concepts Inc.'s board on Friday promoted Joseph F. Woody to president and CEO two months after he joined the company as a division head. Woody, 46, ... More

January 23, 2012
By James Aldridge, San Antonio Business Journal University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio urology researchers ranked No. 1 in the nation in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for ... More

January 19, 2012
By Don Finley, San Antonio Express-NewsSan Antonio cancer programs were awarded $7.6 million Wednesday from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, giving the city the largest share of grants ... More

January 11, 2012
(Austin, Texas) Texas House of Representatives' Speaker Joe Straus recently announced the appointment of Mark E. Watson, Jr. to the Oversight Committee of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of ... More

January 10, 2012
San Antonio (January 11, 2012) ⎯ BioMed SA, the non-profit organization charged with promoting San Antonio's healthcare and bioscience industry, today announced its newly elected officers and Executive ... More

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