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At Actium BioSystems, we are aggressively working on developing new technology to treat cancer through the development of innovative treatments that use nanoparticles to weaken and destroy cancer cells. To succeed, we have assembled a highly qualified team of top scientists dedicated to the cause, built a state-of-the-art electronics laboratory, and designed and built successful prototypes of a revolutionary electromagnetic illumination device.
A Clinical Development Organization (CDO) providing a host of clinical/regulatory consulting and clinical trial management services for BioPharma and Device companies.
Admittance Technologies is committed to improving the quality of life of patients with heart disease through innovative electrical engineering solutions.
Our Headquarters provides oversight, policy and resources to modernize healthcare services and our Medical Support Agency discovers world-class solutions to global healthcare challenges.
A multi-disciplinary group practice centering on spinal care and orthopaedics that emphasizes, beyond patient care, research aimed at improving the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.
South Texas largest institution of higher education with over 50,000 credit students each semester enrolled in our five colleges – San Antonio College, St. Phillip’s College, Palo Alto College, Northwest Vista College, and Northeast Lakeview College.
San Antonio’s innovative nanotherapy company working to improve the safety and efficacy of chemotherapy drugs.
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.
Baptist Health System is a leading provider of healthcare in San Antonio and South Texas, offering 5 acute-care hospitals located throughout the city of San Antonio.
Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is San Antonio's largest commercial builder that specializes in the construction of biomedical and medical technology research facilities. Sample projects include the Children's Cancer Research Institute and the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center.
BD, a leading global medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people’s health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. Founded in 1897, BD employs over 27,000 people worldwide and serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public.
Biomedical Development Corporation is commercializing a portfolio of pharmaceuticals that decrease bacterial bioburden in the mouth, reduce chronic inflammation, and subsequently improve systemic health. Biomedical Development Corporation has two drugs in Phase 2 clinical trials.
BME’s business initiatives as a medical device manufacturer and research service provider have allowed it to increase the medical community’s knowledge in osteoporosis, bone healing, and bone replacement materials. BME's strategy is focused on minimally invasive orthopaedic instrumentation and implants that elicit a biologic response.
BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals’ vision is to discover and develop innovative new cancer treatments by the integration of medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, physics-based molecular simulation and high-performance information technology.
Bone Bank Allografts is located in San Antonio, Texas and is the distributor of the SteriGraft™ line of high quality bone and soft tissue allografts to medical professionals. The company has been in existence for over 13 years and has helped doctors and their patients with over one hundred thousand successful transplantations.
Established in 1941, Broadway Bank (along with its military division, Eisenhower Bank) is the largest independent bank in the San Antonio and Hill Country region, with 38 neighborhood banking center locations.
Owner, operator, and economic developer of Brooks City-Base, a 1250-acre premier location for science, research, technology and business, with over 2 million square feet of facilities.
Byrne Construction Services has been dedicated to excellence in construction for over 88 years, receiving numerous awards for excellence and innovation in construction. Byrne’s versatility is exemplified by its ability to construct buildings ranging from, but not limited to, high-rise office buildings, complex hospitals and related healthcare facilities, and sophisticated educational and institutional buildings. Byrne has full service offices in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth.
Celldyne BioPharma, LLC’s mission is to develop novel therapies for metabolic diseases with application to worldwide markets, including wasting diseases, obesity, and obesity-related diseases such as type 2 diabetes.
Has provided top quality healthcare for over 137 years, and is the only Catholic faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare system in San Antonio.
Located in the South Texas Medical Center. We promote health through research.
CMI, a woman-owned, small disadvantaged business, is a biotechnology and software engineering company with core competencies in biological research, bioinformatics, modeling, and simulation. CMI's commercial product is an Electronic Health Record called SevocityTM.
Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated is one of the leading business law firms in Texas. From its dominant position in San Antonio, with a growing presence in key markets, Cox Smith Matthews' attorneys help regional, national and international businesses with a wide variety of matters involving all aspects of business law and litigation.
South Texas only academic cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute and an international resource for the development of novel approaches for treating cancer.
Dannemiller began in 1984 as the Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation in San Antonio, where it remains today. The company annually accredits over 250 medical education programs and provides over 50,000 credit hours in a variety of therapeutic categories. Today, with roots firmly planted in Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Dannemiller continues to expand it offering to a wide range of specialties in the medical community and is comprised of doctors (MDs, Dos, PhDs, and PharmDs), nurses, JDs, educators instructional designers, continuing education accreditors, publishers, editors, meeting planners and coordinators, and a comprehensive IT and A/V support team.
Twenty years of stage II – IV dermatology clinical trial experience with local and systemic agents, including biologicals, anesthetics, and light-based therapies. Easy access in the South Texas Medical Center. Steven A. Davis, MD, Principal Investigator
The Diabetes & Glandular Disease Clinic in San Antonio, founded in 1979, is the largest private endocrine practice in the United States. With nine board certified endocrinologists, ten nurse practitioners and five certified diabetes educators on staff, the clinic sees over 350 patients per day. Always at the forefront of care, the clinic has an on-site, high complexity lab for on-the-spot lab results, mass spectrometry, a walk-in clinic, full electronic medical records since 1997. The Clinic founded DGD Research, which has conducted over 1,800 clinical trials.
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Don Fraser is the President of Career Novations, a consulting firm that services the recruitment, coaching and outplacement needs for biomedical companies. In addition, he serves as a management and marketing consultant to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and non-profit organizations.
A contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) offering full service sourcing solutions for the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare companies.
Two office locations specializing in the delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases. In addition, we provide clinical and state of the art outpatient endoscopic services.
Drury Hotels San Antonio offers choice locations for medical and bioscience conferences with great rates, free Quikstart breakfast, cold beverages, hot food each evening and award-winning service.
San Antonio's largest public relations firm that helps business and nonprofit leaders develop and implement communications strategies to support their products, services and issues.
Austin-based Emergo Group helps medical device and IVD manufacturers with regulatory, clinical and quality system compliance in markets worldwide. Local offices in 19 countries.
Employer Flexible is a comprehensive business outsourced solutions provider that combines intuition and expertise to help its clients impact what matters to their organization. The company’s lines of service include HR Solutions, such as PEO, Recruitment Solutions and Managed IT Solutions. In 2012, Employer Flexible was listed as an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company and named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.
At ENTrigue Surgical, Inc., we are harnessing breakthroughs in biotechnology and instrument design to develop novel, yet sensible solutions for the ENT operating room and office. Our initial focus is on enhancing surgical access for increased functionality and precision. In addition, we are also developing a unique class of proven bioabsorbable and biologic implants designed to simplify surgical procedures and improve healing.
Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts, Inc. (EO2 Concepts™) is an innovative wound care company based in San Antonio, TX. Its first product, the TransCu O2™ device, is a unique, non-invasive, electrochemical tissue oxygenation system intended for use with lower-cost moist wound dressings for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and other skin wounds through the continuous diffusion of oxygen.
Evestra seeks to improve the health and wellness of women around the world through innovative technologies and commercially viable products focused primarily on fertility control, gynecological disorders and oncology.
Frost opened its doors in 1868 and we've been involved with San Antonio's medical community ever since. From banking and insurance to retirement and trust services, Frost serves the needs of the healthcare and biosciences industries in San Antonio.
Fulbright & Jaworski has been helping those in the healthcare and bioscience industries to achieve their dreams, missions and objectives for over 30 years.
A development stage oncology company focused on therapeutics which deliver a potent, unique and patented drug directly to tumors.
Gunn, Lee & Cave, P.C. is one of the leading Intellectual Property Law Firms in San Antonio, specializing in securing and defending IP in all areas of technology, including biosciences, and healthcare related technology. Gunn, Lee & Cave has served its clients in San Antonio and beyond for over 35 years.
Former four-term Mayor of San Antonio and HUD Secretary in the Clinton Administration. Founding Chair of BioMed SA and Executive Chairman of CityView, a corporation that works to create housing for America's working families by providing financing to America's best builders.
The Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk completes its multi-million dollar renovation in March 2013 boasting all new guestrooms, lobby and food and beverage outlets. The hotel is located within walking distance to all major downtown attractions and is a 3 minute stroll to all the Riverwalk has to offer. The hotel is located 9 miles from the airport and has a full-service restaurant and lounge, fitness center, free wifi and an outdoor, heated pool and whirlpool.
Humana Inc. is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members, including more than 500,000 in Texas. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services.
INCELL is a recognized human stem cell therapy company, and FDA-registered manufacturer and biobank cryostorage facility. INCELL manufactures products for itself and its clients, and provides contract services in product development, pre-clinical testing, personalized medicine and clinical trials in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer, vaccines and infectious diseases.
Innovative Trauma Care™ is addressing unmet needs in the field of emergency medicine by developing, manufacturing, and commercializing point of injury solutions to treat common causes of preventable death in traumatic injury scenarios.
Invictus Medical is a San Antonio-based medical device company dedicated to securing early healthy development in newborns by providing innovative products, services and solutions to the healthcare professional and consumer markets.
Keraplast Technologies is the world’s leading innovator of keratin protein technology. Our Replicine ™ Functional Keratin ® technology brings the natural benefits of real keratin protein to the fields of hair care, wound care, skin care, and nutrition.
KCI is a global medical technology company that designs and manufactures a wide range of proprietary products that can improve clinical outcomes and can help reduce the overall cost of patient care.
McCathern’s healthcare lawyers successfully partner with their clients to reduce risk and effectuate regulatory compliance. In addition to providing comprehensive legal services to medical professionals in business and transactional matters, we are also experienced civil litigators whom thrive in the courtroom. Additionally, we are at the forefront of defending our clients in CMS’ Health Integrity Medicaid audits across the United States.
A European Contract Research Organization (CRO) focused on clinical, regulatory and quality consulting for the medical device industry. 99 percent of our clients are U.S. medical device start-ups.
At Medtronic, Innovating for life means we’re committed to finding more ways to help more people around the world. Constantly pushing the limits of medical technology. Driven by our deep understanding of the human body and our collaboration with physicians, we're transforming technology to treat patients across the entire care continuum. Our innovations help physicians diagnose diseases earlier, treat patients with the least amount of disruption possible, and help alleviate symptoms throughout the patient's life.
The largest provider of healthcare services in the region with eight hospitals and 15 other health-related facilities.
Metric Medical Devices is focused on developing internal bone fixation implants for the hand, wrist, foot & ankle that speed healing and minimize non-healing by pulling together and compressing bone.
For more than sixty years, privately held Mission Pharmacal has been dedicated to identifying unmet health needs and developing innovative products to meet them.
Our mission is to make our clients successful by providing the highest level of commercial real estate services and delivering results that exceed their expectations. The combined use of our experience, relationships, resources and determination will consistently exceed the industry standard. We will provide a work environment that promotes both personal and corporate growth, creativity, honesty, integrity and unequivocal attention to detail and excellence.
MyQuickDoc, Inc. is a network of doctors that operates on a simple premise: our patients’ time is important. As a member, you will be seen by one of our doctors on a priority basis. We offer no wait time appointments and scheduling. Our doctors not only ensure you are seen on time but also take the hassle out of making an appointment. With a click of a mouse, you will be able to choose an appointment time that fits with your schedule. Take charge of your time by signing up for a free membership at www.myquickdoc.com.
The National Trauma Institute is a non-profit organization that assembles funds from public and private sources to support and prioritize trauma research and fosters civilian and military collaboration in trauma care and research.
Since 1974, Grubb & Ellis San Antonio has consistently provided clients in the central and south Texas markets consultative and transactional services in office, industrial, retail, investment, land and multi-family areas of specialization.
Time-honored leader in healthcare, where patients are not just cared for, but cared about through quality physicians, cutting-edge technology and new medical services.
NVYDIA is a full service healthcare marketing and business development consulting group.
O’Connell Robertson provides architectural/MEP engineering services, specializing in healthcare facility design since 1950. Their healthcare experience ranges from new hospitals to small lab renovations.
Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is a small, Catholic, private university founded in San Antonio in 1895. Sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence, OLLU is a co-educational liberal arts and sciences university that has developed a reputation for its personal teaching style and expertise in Mexican American culture, offering pre-professional and professional programs in weekday, weekend, evening and online settings. OLLU was ranked in Tier 1 of Regional Universities – West by U.S. News and World Report (“America’s Best Colleges 2011”).
Paragonix Technologies is commercializing single-use and highly portable Organ Preservation and Transport Devices for transplant organs. Our devices are based on scientific principles that improve the quality of lives for patients receiving transplants, will increase the number of available organs for transplantation, and will reduce deaths of patients on waiting lists.
An emerging leader innovating aptamer-based, hand-held diagnostic assay development that eliminates culture enrichment for real-time, rapid testing for food/water safety, homeland security.
A strategic consulting firm for medical device companies and biotechnology.
As San Antonio's leading provider of human resources services to the healthcare and biosciences industry in South Texas and beyond, Provenir partners with its clients to attract executive-level talent and healthcare providers, and develop results-driven employment policies and programs.
QualTex Laboratories performs testing services for clients that collect, prepare, and distribute FDA regulated blood components/biological products for human therapies. Tests performed are used to qualify blood/plasma donors and support global public safety.
Regnier Valdez offers clients sound growth strategies that incorporate marketing, advertising, creative design and public relations to maximize success. Founded in 1981, this women-owned business has deep experience with medical technologies, health care and business-to-business services.
Rochal Industries is a privately owned bioscience company focusing on the development of new polymeric materials for wound and burn care treatment. Rochal licenses its intellectual property to companies capable of commercializing the resulting products.
RVK Architects, with over 40 years of architectural experience, serves public and private entities. We design functional, sustainable and healing environments that center on the needs of customers and advance staff efficiencies.
Founders and directors of the South Texas Medical Center, which encompasses over 1,000 acres with over 55,000 employees, servicing 4.4 million outpatient visits and 104,000 inpatient visits in 2006.
The San Antonio Technology Center (SATC) has been hosting San Antonio’s technology community for over 10 years. The SATC offers first quality data hosting and bandwidth services, and our state-of-the-art facilities include a biometric identity security system that ensures secure access.
Seno Medical Instruments Inc. is focused on the early detection of cancer through the use of its patented opto-acoustic imaging technology.
Since 1988, the Sleep Therapy & Research Center in San Antonio, Texas has helped thousands of people get a good night’s sleep and improve their quality of life. We were the first sleep disorders center in San Antonio to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and we also conduct clinical research trials that lead to cutting-edge treatments for sleep disorders.
The mission of START is to accelerate the development of new anticancer drugs with the purpose of improving quality of life and survival for patients with cancer. START consists of a team of highly trained physicians and staff with extensive experience in Phase I clinical trials research.
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) is a unique, non-profit, community resource that saves lives by working with volunteer donors to provide the highest quality blood and tissue components to patients. By using cutting-edge technology, our team of dedicated professionals has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives over more than 35 years. We collect and test more than 200,000 components of life-saving blood and tissue each year from volunteers all over South Texas. We are internationally recognized for the quality of our services and research.
Southwest Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organization benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology since 1947.
Staybridge Suites Downtown Sunset Station offers a unique location surround by event space for meetings. We specialize in extended stay for Relocations, Training and Projects within the bioscience industry.
StemBioSys manufactures and develops novel, proprietary stem cell technologies to meet the promise of regenerative medicine in a surging global market. Housed in San Antonio, StemBioSys is led by an experienced management and scientific team.
Providing comprehensive laser surgery, cosmetic, skin cancer and general dermatology services for over 20 years. Our free-standing clinic is conveniently located in the South Texas Medical Center. Se habla espanol.
Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison & Tate is a full-service, business law firm. Its Health Care and Life Sciences Group, which specializes in advising clients in the healthcare and bioscience industries, has been rated "Best in San Antonio" by a national peer review organization.
Structure Tone Southwest meets the complete range of your construction needs, including renovation and expansion, new construction, technology and infrastructure upgrades and sustainability initiatives.
TASC provides systems engineering, integration and analytical decision-support services. In biosciences and health services, TASC offers capabilities in biomedical modeling and simulation; aerospace vision, health, and safety research; personal protection technologies; humans factors research; medical counter-measures against CBRNE; T&E of medical IT systems; professional and management services; data, financial, and visual analytics; and cloud computing and cyber security.
Texas Biomed is one of the nation’s leading independent biomedical research institutes, with marked success in genetics, neonatal development, and research on infectious, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
An innovation-based economic developer for San Antonio and South Texas, providing the physical infrastructure and start-up capital to bioscience-based enterprise.
The Texas Technology Development Center (T3DC) is a not for profit economic development subsidiary of the Texas Research and Technology Foundation. T3DC manages a seed investment fund and a business accelerator.
An emerging public research university dedicated to higher education, the creation of new knowledge, access and excellence.
Texas' 4th largest private university; 75 years of Nursing; only Nuclear Medicine bachelor's degree in Texas; Pharmacy School; developing Optometry School; Hispanic-Serving Institution; Catholic affiliation.
South Texas’ leading research institution, ranked in the top 5% of the 1,650 U.S. universities and non-profits receiving federal research funding.
UT Medicine San Antonio is made up of the primary care doctors and the specialists from the faculty of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, with more than 60 different types of specialists and sub-specialists.
Vanguard Resources Inc. is a San Antonio based company that provides customized facility management solutions. Our services include Plant Operations and Maintenance, Environmental Services, Linen, Security, Clinical Engineering, Food & Nutrition Services, Project Management, & Regulatory Compliance.
The leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of advanced intraosseous technology which offers the potential to establish new standaards of clinical excellence in the safe, rapid performance of medical procedres using the intraosseous space. The Wall Street Journal named Vidacare's EZ-IO Vascular Access System its sole Technology Innovation of the Year Gold Award recipient in 2008. Vidacare products are marketed in over 50 countries worldwide.
ViroXis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative, proprietary, botanical pharmaceuticals derived from Sandalwood oil.
Headquartered in Houston, with a local office in San Antonio, Wortham Insurance is the largest broker in Texas. Wortham is privately held, answering solely to the needs of our clients rather than outside investors. For more than 90 years, we have been serving our clients' insurance and risk management needs in the healthcare and life science industries.
Xenex was founded to significantly reduce the number of healthcare associated infections that destroy the lives of millions of patients and their families by perfecting and monitoring the use of pulsed xenon UV (PX-UV) disinfection to decontaminate patient care environments.