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October 17, 2017
By Samantha Ehlinger, Staff Writer, San Antonio Express-NewsSan Antonio’s new innovation superhub VelocityTX will manage the Alliance of Texas Angel Networks, according to a Wednesday announcement.Jointly ... More

October 14, 2017
Bianca Cerqueira (left) and Lauren Cornell are the founders of NovoThelium, a biotech startup company working on nipple regeneration. William Luther / San Antonio Express-News By Silvia Foster-Frau ... More

September 27, 2017
Photo: An X-ray of pins in a medical device that Watershed Idea Foundry has applied its structural encoding procedure to and the app it developed to identify the pins. Image courtesy of Watershed. David ... More

September 26, 2017
Photo: The Merchants Ice and Cold Storage Building on East Houston Street. Photo by Scott Ball / Rivard Report By Iris Gonzalez, Rivard Report Texas Research and Technology Foundation (TRTF) has retained ... More

September 22, 2017
San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Senior Vice President of Business Development Michele Boggs says landing Pelican Therapeutics is a prize catch. Photo: SAEDF By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio ... More

September 22, 2017
By Alia Malik, STAFF WRITER, San Antonio Express-News H-E-B and the San Antonio Independent School District are planning to establish a third Center for Applied Science and Technology school, with a focus ... More

September 20, 2017
Photo: Dr. Sudha Seshadri is the founding director of UT Health SA's Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Photo by Scott Ball / Rivard Report By Roseanna Garza Someone ... More

September 14, 2017
The winner of the BioMed SA Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience, Leonard Pinchuk, Ph.D., talks with BioMed SA President Ann Stevens. Photo Credit BioMed SA By Wendy Rigby Texas Public Radio The ... More

August 24, 2017
Texas Biomedical Research Institute's campus is located at 7620 NW Loop 410 on the city's Westside. Photo Courtesy / Texas Biomed Photo Credit: Courtesy / Texas Biomed Texas Biomedical ... More

August 24, 2017
David Holley, Xconomy San Antonio—Business leaders have been working for years to recast the Alamo City’s image, in an attempt to brand it as a hub of tech and healthcare startups as much ... More

August 10, 2017
By Jesse Pound, Staff Writer, San Antonio Express-News Photo Credit: A CellRight Technologies product was used to help repair the abdominal walls of conjoined twin sisters Scarlett, left, and Ximena Hernandez-Torres ... More

August 8, 2017
By Jim ForsythWOAI News Radio 1200 A man who has been dubbed a 'serial innovator,' has been named as the winner of the 2017 BioMed SA Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience, News Radio 1200 ... More

August 2, 2017
David Holley, Xconomy Texas The San Antonio bioscience advocacy group BioMed SA is giving its annual innovation award to Leonard Pinchuk, a scientific researcher in Miami who has co-founded or incubated ... More

August 2, 2017
Dr. Pinchuk's innovations include the first commercially successful angioplasty balloon catheter, a market-leading drug-eluting stent and a novel microshunt that prevents the progression of vision loss ... More

August 1, 2017
CytoBioscience CEO James Garvin said a merger with Minnesota-based Skyline Medical Inc. won't cause the company to give up its brand identity or its San Antonio home. The two companies expect to expand ... More

July 30, 2017
Maria Ahmad embraces her aunt Dr. Asma Ahmad following the presentation of her white coat during the ceremony. Scott Ball / Rivard Report On Monday, 162 first-year medical students filed into the University ... More

July 24, 2017
BioAffinity President and CEO Maria Zannes CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal BioAffinity Technologies, a privately held company ... More

July 13, 2017
MedPlast Inc. will get a 135,000-square-foot facility as part of its purchase of San Antonio's Coastal Life Technologies. W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal Another ... More

July 11, 2017
Rapamycin Holdings, Inc. has tapped Dan Hargrove as its new CEO. SABJ FILE PHOTO W. Scott Bailey Reporter/Project Coordinator San Antonio Business Journal Rapamycin Holdings' new leader will oversee a ... More

July 5, 2017
NuPak Medical's David Cocke said Katena Products' talks about acquiring the San Antonio biotech company began in late January. Courtesy of Bibb Gault  By W. Scott Bailey, Reporter/Project Coordinator, ... More

June 29, 2017
Researcher Dr. Gabi Worwa, D.V.M., exits the decontamination room of the biosafety level 4 lab after working with the Ebola virus at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in 2014. The institute has been ... More

June 24, 2017
Dr. William Henrich (center), president of UT Health San Antonio, CSPC CEO Weidong Pan (left) and Dr. Qingxi "Charles" Wang celebrate the official signing of the agreements. Photo by John Davenport / San ... More

June 23, 2017
By W. Scott Bailey, Reporter/Project Coordinator, San Antonio Business Journal The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have ... More

June 22, 2017
Texas Biomed's expanded level 4 laboratory would be built to the industry's tightest safety precautions. Texas Biomed has the only privately owned level 4 lab in the country. Houston Chronicle file photo By ... More

June 19, 2017
Nanetta Hall, who had been run over by a pickup truck, was the first patient in the city to be treated with the ER-Reboa. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times By Denise Grady, The New York TimesA ... More

June 15, 2017
Myelofibrosis in bone marrow, by Ed Uthman, via a Creative Commons license. By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has hired a new director ... More

June 13, 2017
Xenex is introducing its new product, the LightStrike Disinfection Pod, this week. The pod will be used to decontaminate hospital equipment that moves from room to room. Photo Courtesy Xenex By Jesse Pound, ... More

June 13, 2017
By Rosanne Fohn Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., professor of medicine and chair of the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and deputy director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, ... More

June 12, 2017
Tyler J. Curiel, M.D., M.P.H., of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has been awarded a five-year, $3.3 million Provocative Questions grant by the National Cancer ... More

June 9, 2017
A rendering of University of Texas at San Antonio's new science and engineering building, which should open by 2020. Courtesy of Alamo Architects and Treanor HL By Silvia Foster-Frau, San Antonio Express-News The ... More

June 7, 2017
By Iris Gonzalez, Rivard Report  Staff Sgt. James Nicholas, 36th Medical Support Squadron diagnostics imaging craftsman, reviews a patient's chest X-ray. Courtesy / Andersen Air Force Base Medical ... More

June 2, 2017
THOMAS EVANS / Photo Courtesy University of the Incarnate Word By Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News The University of the Incarnate Word has named Thomas Evans as the school's next president, the ... More

May 23, 2017
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business JournalSan Antonio will be center stage this summer when scientists working to improve athletic and military performance gather in the Alamo City for the inaugural ... More

May 8, 2017
NovoThelium Co-Founders Lauren Cornell and Bianca Cerqueira By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - For breast cancer and trauma patients who need surgery, reconstructing the nipple and areola is ... More

May 5, 2017
FULCRUM DEVELOPMENT/SAN ANTONIO MEDICAL FOUNDATION Rendering of Fulcrum's preliminary plan for recently acquired South Texas Medical Center area real estate. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

April 19, 2017
Steven Girgenti, executive chairman of bioAffinity Technologies Inc., said the company has found its groove in San Antonio. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal ... More

April 6, 2017
Evestra Inc. President and CEO Ze'ev Shaked said the company has a new deal with Hungary-based Gedeon Richter. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Evestra ... More

April 5, 2017
Andrew Eckert, CEO By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio wound-care company Acelity LP Inc. has appointed R. Andrew Eckert as chief executive and president, replacing Joseph Woody. Acelity ... More

March 14, 2017
Kawhi Leonard is among the players expected to benefit from a new deal between Spurs Sports & Entertainment and Methodist Healthcare System. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio ... More

March 9, 2017
BioAffinity Technologies President and CEO Maria Zannes says an investment from the city of San Antonio is a critical endorsement. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

March 6, 2017
Bluegrass Vascular Technologies CEO Gabriele Niederauer By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, a private medical technology company that relocated its headquarters ... More

March 1, 2017
By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - Evestra, an early stage drug developer focused on women's health, has made a deal with the U.S. division of Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to try to ... More

March 1, 2017
By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - StemBioSys, the life sciences company with a system for growing stem cells, has licensed an experimental technology from University of Texas Health San Antonio ... More

February 27, 2017
Dr. Mary Pat Moyer is founder and chief science officer at INCELL. Scott Ball / Rivard Report By Iris Gonzalez, Rivard Report The United States is a leader in engineering biology research and supporting ... More

February 22, 2017
The Southwest Research Institute's new gas gun facility houses a light-gas launcher capable of speeds of 15,600 miles per hour. It was the highlight of SwRI's 69th anniversary VIP tour this week. (Jerry ... More

February 15, 2017
By David Holley, Xconomy Texas San Antonio - For chronic wounds, there's a bevy of treatment options attracting the dollars spent on care, from stalwarts like Acelity's negative-pressure therapies to ... More

February 4, 2017
Larry Schlesinger was named president and CEO of Texas Biomedical Research Institute. Courtesy Texas Biomed. By Brittney Martin, San Antonio Express-News The Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San ... More

January 30, 2017
GenCure, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, has entered into a new deal with another San Antonio-based biotech company - StemBioSys Inc. COURTESY OF BIOBRIDGE GLOBAL By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

January 26, 2017
Timothy Anderson was given a 2017 MERIT award to aid his study of malaria drug resistance. By Brittney Martin, San Antonio Express-News A scientist at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio ... More

January 26, 2017
CytoBioscience CEO James Garvin said San Antonio's bioscience industry will benefit from new private-sector support. W. SCOTT BAILEY | SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal CytoBioscience's ... More

January 25, 2017
By Joshua Fechter, San Antonio Express-News The Polish subsidiary of San Antonio-based Evestra Inc. has received more than $4 million to develop a drug designed to fight a painful condition that ... More

January 19, 2017
Walt Downing has been elected as the new chairman of BioMed SA. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal BioMed SA, the organization tasked with promoting and growing this region's bioscience ... More

January 19, 2017
EO2 Concepts President Joseph Moffett said the San Antonio company plans to raise as much as $12 millio over the next few months to commercialize its wound-care technology. CARLOS JAVIER SANCHEZ / SABJ ... More

January 18, 2017
CEO Bob Hutchens says the San Antonio company has added some crucial firepower to bolster its global commercialization By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal StemBioSys Inc. has cleared a ... More

January 17, 2017
            (SAN ANTONIO) January 17, 2017 - The nonprofit industry cluster organization BioMed SA begins its 12th year in operation with new volunteer board leadership. ... More

January 13, 2017
EO2 Concepts has taken another big step toward commercializing its TransCu O2 technology. COURTESY EO2 CONCEPTS By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal EO2 Concepts, a San Antonio-based company ... More

January 6, 2017
Morris Miller, CEO of Xenex Disinfection Services LLC, said the company has seen a spike in international demand for its germ-zapping robots. File Photo / SABJ By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

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