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 23, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ) (“GenSpera” or the “Company”), a biotech company developing a novel prodrug therapeutic for the treatment of cancer, today ... More

December 7, 2015
Alicia Neaves, KENS 5 SAN ANTONIO -- A new drug used right here in San Antonio could change the way we treat brain, kidney and liver cancer. Inventors are working to eliminate the side effects of chemotherapy, ... More

December 1, 2015
W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal Photo Left: Acelity has acquired wound-care technology from California-based Spiracur. Acelity, a San Antonio-based global ... More

November 30, 2015
When Xenex Disinfection Services was first launching, Morris Miller was an adviser to the company’s founders. Given his experience as a co-founder and former CEO of Rackspace, (NYSE: RAX), the San ... More

November 20, 2015
Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579; CPRIT awards $5.7 million for cancer research, prevention programs at UT Health Science Center SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 20, 2015) — The Cancer Prevention ... More

November 19, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare on November 19, 2015 at 3:27 PM San Antonio pharmaceutical company Mission Pharmacal has introduced two new medications for adults suffering from coughs and colds. The company has nationally ... More

November 18, 2015
San Antonio Express-News Biomedical firm Cytocentrics Inc., headquartered in San Antonio, won the Innovator Award at the recent YTEXAS ReLO Awards. Cytocentrics CEO James Garvin accepted the honor, which ... More

November 3, 2015
WuXi NextCODE chosen to map genome from data over past 3 years By Filipa Ioannou, Staff Writer San Antonio Express-News Three years ago, a San Antonio-based clinical research company led the launch ... More

October 30, 2015
W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator, San Antonio Business Journal South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START) is ramping up its war on cancer in the United States. The San Antonio-based ... More

October 26, 2015
Texas Research & Technology Foundation President York Duncan W. Scott Bailey, Reporter/Project CoordinatorSan Antonio Business Journal The Texas Research & Technology Foundation has come up with ... More

October 19, 2015
Written by David Holley for Xconomy on Oct 19, 2015 07:00 am One of the most devastating things about stroke and head trauma is that the damage to the brain often doesn’t end when the initial injury ... More

October 14, 2015
By W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal Medical device firm iTraumaCare has made some key changes to its initial product, the iTClamp Hemorrhage Control System. The ... More

October 7, 2015
San Antonio, TX – October 7, 2015 – The National Trauma Institute, based in San Antonio, today announced the award of a $4.6 million Department of Defense Extramural Medical Research grant ... More

September 24, 2015
Daniel Lee, CEO of Aperion Biologics Inc., identifying new funding sources has been a challenge for bioscience companies. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Aperion Biologics Inc. is taking ... More

September 11, 2015
  W.E. (William Esco) Moerner (l) and Dr. Julio Palmaz. Photo by Lester Rosebrock, courtesy of BioMed SA. By Iris Dimmick, The Rivard Report W.E. (William Esco) Moerner - professor of chemistry ... More

September 11, 2015
William Moerner, San Antonio native and 2014 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry and recipient of the 10th annual BioMed SA Julio Palmaz Award. Courtesy Photo. By Laura Lorek, Silicon Hills News Nobel Prize ... More

August 24, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, Staff Writer In a letter to faculty and staff, UT Health Science Center President William Henrich announced the school's new $20 million outpatient facility will be built on Interstate ... More

August 20, 2015
Former President Jimmy Carter talks about his cancer diagnosis during a news conference at The Carter Center in Atlanta on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Skinner) By Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle For ... More

August 11, 2015
Paul Castella and Alan Dean, cofounders and senior managing partners of Targeted Technology, courtesy photos By Laura Lorek, Silicon Hills News Entrepreneurs in the life sciences industry in San Antonio ... More

August 11, 2015
Mission Pharmacal Company President, Neill "Gobie" Walsdorf, Jr., is one of PharmaVOICE magazine's 100 most inspiring people in the life sciences. SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 11, 2015) - Mission Pharmacal ... More

August 10, 2015
Newborn at Baylor Medical wearing one of Invictus Medical's GELShield devices, courtesy photo By Laura Lorek, Silicon Hills News Invictus Medical is a homegrown San Antonio biomedical startup focused ... More

August 6, 2015
Ann Stevens, President of BioMed SA, courtesyphoto. By Laura Lorek, Silicon Hills News Ten years ago, a group of leaders in San Antonio, led by former Mayor Henry Cisneros and the Greater San Antonio ... More

August 4, 2015
SAN ANTONIO - Dr. Marcel Daadi, Associate Scientist and Director of Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine for the Southwest National Primate Research Center at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in ... More

August 2, 2015
Dr.William Esco ("W.E.") Moerner serves as the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry and Professor, by courtesy, of Applied Physics at Stanford University in California. Courtesy photo. By Iris Dimmick, ... More

August 1, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News A San Antonio native who captured the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2014 for his work developing the first super-resolution microscope is returning to his hometown ... More

July 31, 2015
SAN ANTONIO, July 31, 2015 -- BioMed SA, the non-profit organization focused on growing and promoting San Antonio's thriving healthcare and bioscience sector, will award its tenth annual Julio Palmaz ... More

July 31, 2015
PHOTO: NOBEL PRIZE COMMITTEE Jefferson High School graduate Dr. William Moerner, who received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in super high resolution microscopy, will receive the Palmaz ... More

July 31, 2015
Dr. W.E. Moerner has been selected as BioMed SA's 2015 Palmaz Award winner. COURTESY OF BIOMED SA By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal BioMed SA has named W.E. Moerner, a Nobel Prize winner ... More

July 30, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News Two prestigious grants have been awarded to San Antonio's Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies to support its research into the biology of aging. One ... More

July 15, 2015
Janet Campbell is the CEO of San Antonio- based Seno Medical Instruments. Photo by Jonathan Garza By Janet Campbell, published in Texas CEO Magazine My non-smoker mother died of lung cancer with no family ... More

June 24, 2015
Xenex Disinfection Services has reached an exclusive distribution deal with RevDesinfectie Robots to become the company's exclusive distributor in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. (Courtesy Xenex ... More

June 23, 2015
Patches are not as widely used as pills or liquids, but have become another option for pharmaceutical companies to supply medicine (Photo: Tribune News Service File Photo) By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio ... More

June 22, 2015
SAN ANTONIO, June 22, 2015 -- BioMed SA, the organization charged with advancing and promoting San Antonio's healthcare and bioscience sector, celebrates 10 years in operation this year and is marking ... More

June 22, 2015
BioMed SA Chairman Kenneth Trevett says the Alamo City organization will look to double its budget as it expands efforts to attract, retain and expand bioscience businesses. (Photo by Lyndsey Johnson, ... More

June 18, 2015
Targeted Technology's Paul Castella co-founded ViroXis Corp., one of two San Antonio bioscience companies that have been acquired by Australia-based TFS Corp. Ltd. (Carlos Javier Sanchez, SABJ) By W. ... More

June 12, 2015
Dr. James Garvin, CEO of Cytocentrics Inc., announces his company's move to San Antonio at City Hall. Standing behind are UTSA's Dr. Mauli Agrawal (from left), Alamo Colleges' Dr. Frederico Zaragoza, City ... More

June 11, 2015
Cytocentrics CEO Jim Garvin speaks of his company. Photo by Scott Ball By Robert Rivard, The Rivard Report City Council made it official Thursday, voting unanimously to grant a $1 million incentive ... More

June 10, 2015
(SAN ANTONIO) - Invictus Medical, the San Antonio, Texas-based medical device company dedicated to providing newborns with healthy early developmental milestones, has appointed Dr. Richard S. Wayne to ... More

June 10, 2015
Cytocentrics CEO James Garvin has high expectations for the biotech company. Courtesy of Carlos Javier Sanchez, SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal The San Antonio's City Council is ... More

June 9, 2015
Photo Caption: Cytocentrics patch clamp robot. Image courtesy Cytocentrics. By Robert Rivard, The Rivard Report Cytocentrics, a German biotech and robotics company that is transforming laboratory testing ... More

June 2, 2015
Courtesy of EO2 Concepts By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal A significant number of San Antonians are dealing with diabetes, so it's only fitting that an Alamo City company is advancing ... More

May 17, 2015
AirStrip's president, Dr. Matt Patterson, demonstrates the company's mobile applications that are used by hospitals and doctors to monitor patients' health in real time. Photo: William Luther /San Antonio ... More

May 12, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News Children's Hospital of San Antonio opened a new clinical research center at its downtown campus Tuesday. The center will work closely with the hospital's academic ... More

May 11, 2015
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Two San Antonio-based bioscience companies - StemBioSys Inc. and Cardiovate Inc. - have agreed to work in tandem on new stem cell research that could have ... More

May 7, 2015
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's James Lechleiter expects the institution will pursue greater collaboration with Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals. (Courtesy of Lester Rosebrock/Health ... More

May 4, 2015
Invictus Medical has received FDA approval for a new commercial product to help infants with cranial issues. (Photo courtesy of Invictus Medical) By James Aldridge, San Antonio Business Journal Invictus ... More

May 4, 2015
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has appointed Andrea Giuffrida vice president of research. (Courtesy of Lester Rosebrock/Health Science Center) By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio ... More

April 20, 2015
By San Antonio Express-News - from staff and wire reports A simple protein test can help identify lung cancer patients who are likely to respond to Merck & Co.'s melanoma drug Keytruda, a trial has ... More

April 14, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News StemBioSys Inc., a privately held stem cell company based in San Antonio, closed its first round of venture capital funding this month after meeting its $8 million ... More

April 14, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News Competition will increase when the University of Texas opens two new medical schools in Austin and the Rio Grande Valley next year, prompting a greater need for ... More

April 9, 2015
Dr. Andrew Hayhurst in Texas Biomed's BSL-4 laboratory. SAN ANTONIO (April 9, 2015) - Rapidly diagnosing infectious disease is critical to limiting its spread and containing an outbreak; as the world ... More

April 9, 2015
Pryor Medical Inc. CEO and co-founder David Spencer says the company expects to get an FDA clearance for its new device before the end of the year. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal A local ... More

April 7, 2015
SAN ANTONIO (April 7, 2015) - The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) at Texas Biomedical Research Institute has received a continuation of its full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation ... More

March 31, 2015
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News A San Antonio biotech company that has been working to develop target-specific cancer drugs is launching an investor relations campaign nationally in a quest ... More

March 24, 2015
StemBioSys Inc. President and CEO Bob Hutchens said the San Antonio company has taken another important step toward commercialization of its technology. Courtesy of StemBioSys By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio ... More

March 19, 2015
Dr. Lawrence Hoberman, EndoMune founder By James Aldridge, San Antonio Business Journal EndoMune Advanced Probiotic has reached a new distribution deal to have the company's products stocked at select ... More

March 17, 2015
  SAN ANTONIO (March 17, 2015) - David Williams is the first human being ever to have a new radiation treatment implanted in the center of his brain tumor. The technology, developed at the Cancer ... More

March 13, 2015
Thomas Patterson, M.D. (Courtesy UT Health Science Center) SAN ANTONIO (March 13, 2015) - Patients with life-threating fungal infections have new hope for survival and less-severe side effects with the ... More

March 5, 2015
SAN ANTONIO - The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved the sale and transfer of certain assets of Allograft Resources, a tissue recovery program within the UT Health Science Center ... More

March 2, 2015
SAN ANTONIO - After a rigorous evaluation process that included criteria such as quality processes, customer service, pricing and long-term strategy, Blood Centers of America (BCA) has selected QualTex ... More

February 26, 2015
Dr. Robert Davey in his lab at Texas Biomed. Photo courtesy Texas Biomed SAN ANTONIO (February 26, 2015) - New research that focuses on the mechanism by which Ebola virus infects a cell and the discovery ... More

February 20, 2015
By David Holley, Xconomy [Corrected 2/20/15, 11:18 a.m. See below.] Women's health-focused biopharmaceutical researcher Evestra is taking a $5 million loan from existing partner Gedeon Richter so that ... More

February 16, 2015
CANTON, Mass., February 16, 2015-The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), the world's leading professional association dedicated to the practice of alliance management, announced that ... More

February 6, 2015
(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) - Invictus Medical, the San Antonio, Texas-based medical device company dedicated to providing newborns with healthy early developmental milestones, has appointed Mr. Dennis P. Kane ... More

January 27, 2015
U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley recently received a germ-zapping robot from Xenex Disinfection Services that can disinfect a room from bacteria and viruses in five to 10 minutes, company officials said. ... More

January 23, 2015
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center phlebotomist Melodie Montgomery (l) with Ebola survivor Amber Vinson. (Photo Courtesy BioBridge Global) SAN ANTONIO - BioBridge Global (BBG) is helping make history ... More

January 22, 2015
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News Venture capital investment last year in San Antonio reached almost $110 million, the most money raised by area companies since figures were first tracked 20 ... More

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