San Antonio hosts ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub Information Session

Texas-based ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub solicits spoke participants during initial organizational information session SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 21, 2023) – A leading consortium of San Antonio research institutions joined with colleagues from across Texas and the region this week for an information session of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) Customer Experience Hub (CX … Read more

Cost Savings: PSC BioTech

PSCBiotech provides regulatory and compliance support in the development, manufacturing and distribution of healthcare products. BioMedSA members receive a 10% discount on ALL professional services, such as: Commissioning, Qualification and Validation (CQV) Planning, Document Generation and Execution Support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT’s) Review and Preparation of Validation Master Plans Writing CQV Plans / Generating CQV … Read more

Bridge to Bio FAQ

FAQ HOW do you connect creators to resources? In collaboration with industry experts, a series of intentional steps has been planned in the areas of military market processes, SBIR grant proposals, business strategy, and pitch deck presentation. Assistance is offered through a series of classes, workshops, and 1:1 mentorship meetings. Is it REALLY free? Yes!  … Read more

Biomedical Industry Tour: August 2023

Industry members opened their doors to over 30 UT Health San Antonio graduate students on August 1st and shared an inside look at some of the biomedical facilities in San Antonio. Students were able to visit laboratories and biomanufacturing facilities, participate in a panel discussion, discuss start up processes, hear from entrepreneurs and ask industry-rich … Read more

BioMedSA New Members: July 2023

BioMedSA’s Board of Directors approved 5 new memberships in July 2023: Lifeblood Capital, Southwestern Controls, MindLight, Inova, and CAI. Lifeblood  Capital seeks to support medtech startups through talent acquisition and fundraising strategies. Lifeblood manages end t0 end talent at every level; from C-suite to entry level.  Fundraising strategies seek to help entrepreneurs properly pitch appropriate … Read more

Texas is a Great Place for the new ARPA-H Headquarters

Congress has recently approved the establishment of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). This new agency will fund groundbreaking biomedical research (high risk, high reward) to transform healthcare. The director has been chosen (Dr. Renee Wegrzyn), but the location has not. Texas is an ideal location for the new agency, as a centrally … Read more

Using cryo-EM technology to flash-freeze proteins can generate clues to curing disease

When physicians observe or hear of symptoms in their patients, they order CT scans, MRIs or other types of imaging analysis to understand the causes. Clinical imaging, however, does not illuminate the processes of life that occur deeper within, at the level of individual proteins and other molecules. Chain reactions in this tiny domain determine … Read more

Cost Savings: VWR

BioMedSA is part of a nationwide network of similar organizations who leverage their members’ purchasing volume to pre-negotiate cost savings contracts with key suppliers. These pre-negotiated contracts are available to all BioMedSA members. Each month, BioMedSA features a cost savings opportunity. This month, we are pleased to feature VWR.  VWR provides product and service solutions to laboratory … Read more

Who’s Who: Gabriele Niederauer

Gabriele Niederauer, Ph.D., has more than 30 years of experience in the research, development and commercialization of medical devices in several medical applications.  She is a co-inventor of nine patents and seven applications for devices and methods used in orthopedic surgery, tissue engineering and ENT procedures. She has supervised the product development, regulatory, quality, pre-clinical … Read more


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