BioMed SA Unveils Strategic Plan for Bioscience and Healthcare Sectors

Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio BioMed SA unveiled its detailed action plan to identify, develop ...

New BioMed SA plan eyes expanded company and talent recruitment

BioMed SA President Ann Stevens says a new bioscience industry action plan could lead open the door to ...


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 30, 2016
Acelity CEO Joe Woody  By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business JournalThe takeaway from 2016, at least as it relates to San Antonio's health care and bioscience industry, is that it was a year of ... More

December 27, 2016
Cytocentrics CEO Dr. James Garvin said the company's acquisition of Soluble Therapeutics will draw more attention to San Antonio. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

December 23, 2016
BioMed SA President Ann Stevens says Alamo City biotech companies gained some important global exposure in 2016. Photo by Lyndsey Johnson/SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal By the ... More

December 21, 2016
Joe Woody, president and CEO of Acelity, predicted "increased momentum and investments." By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio medical technology company Acelity LP Inc. announced Tuesday ... More

December 12, 2016
BioMed SA President Ann Stevens said Belgium is a ripe target for international collaboration - especially in regenerative medicine. LYNDSEY JOHNSON/SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal One ... More

December 9, 2016
Joe Woody By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio-based Acelity, a global wound-care and regenerative-medicine company, has scrapped plans for an initial public offering. Acelity Holdings ... More

December 8, 2016
CytoBioscience CEO James Garvin has high expectations for the biotech company, which is rebranding and expanding. (CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ) By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Cytocentrics ... More

November 17, 2016
By David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News Photo: Fotolia / The economic impact of San Antonio's healthcare and biosciences sector was updated Thursday at a San Antonio Chamber of Commerce luncheon. ... More

October 21, 2016
Members of the U.K. life sciences industry delegation don dark glasses to view 3-D digital anatomy images on a tour of the University of Texas Health Science Center's new Academic Teaching & Learning ... More

October 20, 2016
Written by David Holley, Xconomy Texas on Oct 20, 2016 03:37 pm San Antonio - Eric Mayes is in Texas to look for deals. As the CEO of Endomag, a medical device company from the U.K. with a magnetic-based ... More

October 14, 2016
Cara Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D., of the U.T. Health Science Center Dental School and oral cancer patient Paige Lewis talk in Gonzales' lab. Credit Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio By WENDY RIGBY, TEXAS PUBLIC ... More

October 14, 2016
  David Holley, Xconomy San Antonio - Texas entrepreneur Morris Miller has created a new venture capital firm, Tectonic Ventures, with a Boston-based financier who has invested in at least two of ... More

October 3, 2016
BioBridge Global is one of three San Antonio entities selected to share in a nearly $8 million U.S. Army contract to manufacture stem cells. COURTESY OF BIOBRIDGE GLOBAL W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project ... More

September 29, 2016
Rachel Haurwitz, president, CEO, and co-founder of Caribou Biosciences David Holley, Xconomy Texas -- San Antonio - For a researcher trying to turn their science into a business, sometimes the big issues-such ... More

September 27, 2016
The website showcases ongoing research projects in the bioscience industry in San Antonio. By Iris Gonzalez, Rivard Report The San Antonio Medical Foundation (SAMF) unveiled ... More

September 19, 2016
Martin Landon will become the new CEO of BioBridge Global on Oct. 1. COURTESY OF BIOBRIDGE GLOBAL W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal BioBridge Global has named ... More

September 16, 2016
George Peoples, MD, is a former military surgical oncologist who is pursuing innovative cancer research. Courtesy BioMed SA By Wendy Rigby, Texas Public Radio A San Antonio physician is being honored ... More

September 16, 2016
During his 30-year military career, Dr. George Peoples Jr. served as a combat trauma surgeon and a pioneer in the emerging field of cancer immunotherapy. Photo by Joel Spring. By KEN RODRIGUEZ, Rivard ... More

September 15, 2016
Clinical trials for cancer vaccines show promise By Ashly Custer - Reporter Posted: 6:14 AM, September 15, 2016Updated: 6:14 AM, September 15, 2016 SAN ANTONIO - According to the American Cancer Society ... More

September 15, 2016
A San Antonio physician who has advanced scientific knowledge and development in two key fields of the city's booming BioMedical industry tonight will receive the 2016 Award for Innovation in Healthcare ... More

September 12, 2016
Photo Courtesy of Atteris Atteris Healthcare LLC, a San Antonio-based wound-care company, has hired Chris Fashek to be its new CEO. Fashek has strong ties to the Alamo City and its bioscience industry. ... More

August 30, 2016
David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - A San Antonio medical device startup called Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has received European approval to sell its system for regaining access to obstructed ... More

August 20, 2016
Photo courtesy of Dr. George Peoples, Jr., MD Ken Rodriguez, Rivard Report In the fall of 1993, George Peoples Jr. made a discovery that could lead to the cure of breast cancer. Unable to sleep, Peoples ... More

August 19, 2016
  David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio-Cancer surgeries are long, arduous, and require detailed planning. There are always surprises. One measure of a surgeon is how he or she handles the unexpected. ... More

August 10, 2016
Robyn Madson, founding dean of UIW's new medical school, is shown with David Reynolds (left), Texas Osteopathic Medical Association executive director, and David Garza, its president. By Elizabeth Lepro, ... More

August 9, 2016
By Peggy O'Hare, STAFF Express-News The state of Texas has invested $3.5 million in a San Antonio medical technology company developing a skin patch to provide iron to patients suffering from iron-deficiency ... More

August 9, 2016
Acelity’s newest product, BIOSORB, can be trimmed to fit the wound. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone Sarah Talaat, RIVARD REPORT People with all manner of injuries sustained on the battlefield, ... More

August 5, 2016
Metis Foundation, Targeting Military Researchers, Plans Fund Raise David Holley, Xconomy Texas - San Antonio - A San Antonio nonprofit that aims to help medical researchers earn grants is beginning ... More

August 4, 2016
By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - Inspyr Therapeutics, a biotech company based in San Antonio formerly known as GenSpera, has hired Christopher Lowe as its new CEO and president, replacing ... More

August 4, 2016
A marmoset sits atop a twig at the SNPRC. Photo by G. Harrison for the SNPRC Katie Walsh Rivard Report Research on nonhuman primates at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) at Texas ... More

August 4, 2016
Dr. George Peoples named the recipient of BioMed SA's 2016 Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience. COURTESY OF BIOMED SA W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal BioMed SA has selected ... More

August 2, 2016
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTC/QB: GNSZ), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel prodrug therapeutic for the treatment of cancer, announces that it will change its ... More

July 22, 2016
Ruth Ruprecht, scientist and director of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute's AIDS Research Program in San Antonio, is the principal investigator on a coordinated project to develop an HIV vaccine. July ... More

June 30, 2016
University Hospital, operated by the Bexar County Hospital District, has been upgraded to a Level I pediatric trauma center, meaning it offers the most sophisticated medical care available to children ... More

June 13, 2016
W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal Acelity, a San Antonio-based biotech company that specializes in wound care and regenerative medicine, has stepped up to help ... More

June 10, 2016
By Peggy O’Hare, STAFF WRITER San Antonio Express-News The San Antonio Medical Foundation, a nonprofit overseeing all of the land in the South Texas Medical Center, has awarded its first grants from ... More

June 9, 2016
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Office of Economic Development invited two San Antonio biotech companies to help represent the state at the 2016 BIO International convention in San Francisco.Andy Jacobsohn W. ... More

June 8, 2016
Aerial view of the South Texas Medical Center in San Antonio. Photo by Scott Ball Robert Rivard, The Rivard Report With an investment of $5 million in 2017 bond money, the UT Health Science Center's ... More

June 7, 2016
INCELL Corp. CEO Dr. Mary Pat Moyer will serve as chief science officer for the new joint venture. W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal INCELL Corp., a San Antonio-based ... More

May 26, 2016
Visitors walk through the Goldsbury Foundation Lobby during a “transformation celebration” at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. Photo by Marvin Pfeiffer / San Antonio Express-News By ... More

May 25, 2016
  By Peggy O’Hare, STAFF WRITER San Antonio Express-News InCube Labs of San Antonio has been awarded a $10 million subcontract to work with the University of Pittsburgh on developing an implant ... More

May 20, 2016
Dr. Her-Shyong Shiah, lead researcher at START Taipei (Photo Courtesy Taipei Medical University) David Holley, Xconomy Texas With the number of scientists, researchers, executives, and patients involved ... More

May 20, 2016
By Rosanne Fohn The Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute at the Health Science Center garnered $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)-a larger amount ... More

May 11, 2016
David Holley, Xconomy Texas —  San Antonio-BioMedical Enterprises, the San Antonio, TX-based maker of nickel-titanium alloy implants used to help small bones heal, has been acquired by a DePuy ... More

April 29, 2016
PHOTO COURTESY OF START W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal START co-founder Dr. Amita Patnaik says collaboration with international biopharmaceutical firm Symphogen ... More

April 18, 2016
W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Acelity's decision to introduce its TIELLE Foam Dressing Family of products in the U.S. will broaden the San Antonio-based company's advanced wound-therapeutics ... More

April 18, 2016
University of the Incarnate Word President Dr. Louis Agnese says a new medical school will fill a growing need for more health care in San Antonio and South Texas.  W. Scott Bailey, ... More

April 15, 2016
Written by David Holley, Xconomy Texas, on Apr 15, 2016 01:39 pm San Antonio - [Corrected 4:05 p.m. See below.] For a few hours this week, the country was focused on a pair of infant twins in ... More

April 11, 2016
  Epilanges, April 11 2016 - Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX), a pioneer in the research and development of virosome-based vaccines to prevent transmission of human infectious diseases across mucosal ... More

April 1, 2016
Rapamcyin Holdings Inc., a privately held San Antonio company, is trying to commercialize an improved version of the drug that’s designed to be better absorbed by patients.The company licensed the ... More

March 29, 2016
The Surfacer System enables end-stage renal disease patient with obstructed central veins to continue hemodialysis therapy SAN ANTONIO, TX - March 29, 2016 - Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc. (BVT), ... More

March 16, 2016
  SAN ANTONIO (March 16, 2016) - BioMed SA announced that it has joined a newly formed national biotechnology consortium to promote collaborative R&D aimed at advancing state-of-the-art technologies ... More

March 9, 2016
Courtesy Photo /DPT Laboratories  San Antonio-based DPT Laboratories recently completed $8 million in upgrades at its manufacturing facility at 307 E. Josephine St. The changes will help the company ... More

March 2, 2016
Mir Imran, chairman and CEO of InCube Labs. Courtesy Photo By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio-based Fe3 Medical disclosed Wednesday it has raised $11 million from investors to fund ... More

February 26, 2016
Kenneth Trevett has a new gig. Image by Carlos Javier Sanchez. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal The Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio has instituted a leadership change designed ... More

February 23, 2016
  Rendering of planned Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio's new surgical facility. LESWEE By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal A key parcel of real estate in the ... More

February 22, 2016
Milton B. Lee, chairman of the board of directors for Southwest Research Institute. City Public Service By Kristen Mosbrucker, San Antonio Business Journal San Antonio-based think tank, the ... More

February 8, 2016
Written by David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio — Funding for startups is hard to come by anywhere. York Duncan knows this, and the point was emphasized just last week when he heard someone from ... More

February 5, 2016
Suzie Feldmann, presiding chair of the Putting Children First Campaign and CEO of the Goldsbury Foundation, introduced Harvey Najim as the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio unveiled the Harvey E. ... More

February 3, 2016
Photo Left: Brian Dumsday and Emily Cinats of Edmonton Economic Development tour San Antonio to gain a better idea of the city's bioscience assets. Photo by W. Scott Bailey W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project ... More

February 3, 2016
By David Holley Xconomy Texas — Like many small biotechs, San Antonio, TX-based GenSpera has plenty of options for developing its cancer drug and limited resources to do so. While GenSpera’s ... More

February 3, 2016
TRTF Chairman Jim Dublin, left, and President York Duncan said the launch of a new investment fund to support early-stage life sciences and technology companies in San Antonio will pay major dividends. ... More

February 2, 2016
  SAN ANTONIO - Every day of the year, people need the blood component known as platelets. Platelets are vital in the treatment of traumatic injuries, since their main function is stopping leaks ... More

February 1, 2016
As it begins its second decade in operation, BioMed SA, the non-profit organization charged with promoting San Antonio's healthcare and bioscience industry, today announced its newly elected officers and ... More

January 20, 2016
W. Scott Bailey, SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL — Evestra Inc. has pursued a financial game plan centered on collaborative relationships in an effort to continue to build its business, and its latest ... More

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