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07/14/2021

Serpin Pharma Receives $1.25 M Award by The Virginia Catalyst Fund for COVID-19 Clinical Investigation

Serpin Pharma was selected to receive a $1.25 MM award from The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), for conducting a clinical investigation for the therapeutic role of SP16 drug in mitigating SARS COV2 (COVID-19) progression in hospitalized patients. The Principal Investigator is Serpin Pharma’s collaborator, Dr. Michael Yun

07/12/2021

Governor Northam Grants $3.4 Million to Advance Research Commercialization

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 34 small technology-focused businesses in Virginia will receive a total of $3.4 million in Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) grants to commercialize research in an array of sectors, including agricultural and environmental technologies, autonomous systems, clean energy, cybersecurity, data analytics, life sciences, and space and satellites. These awards mark the

07/06/2021

TruGenomix Wins Southeast Life Sciences SE Color Pitch

The first SE Color Pitch event, hosted by Southeast Life Sciences, was held on June 24, 2021, featuring top minority-led, early-stage life science companies from the southeast United States. The winner of the SE Color Pitch event, TruGenomix, which will receive the $10,000 prize, sponsored by Moderna. Presenting for TruGenomix was Charles Cathlin. CEO &

06/30/2021

VCU College of Engineering Receives $1 million Bank of America Grant

Bank of America is making a $1 million anchor grant to Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) College of Engineering. The grant will support ongoing programs that expand access for students to pursue a technology education, engage thousands of K-12 students in engineering outreach experiences and increase teacher participation in professional development sessions. This grant is the

06/30/2021

ivWatch Names Kathy Cox as Chief Financial Officer

ivWatch, LLC, inventor of the first and only continuous IV infiltration detection technology, appointments Kathy Cox to Chief Financial Officer. With over 23 years of experience, including 15 years in the medical device manufacturing and healthcare markets, Cox will strengthen the ivWatch leadership team and will provide expertise in driving business growth and operational efficiencies.

06/29/2021

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Grant Aimed at Veteran Healthcare

A 2021 report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that Veterans are significantly more likely to develop multiple chronic health conditions in their lifetime like hypertension, arthritis, and cancer compared to non-Veterans. [1] To help treat wounded warriors and keep the military community healthy, we feel we must seek to identify