Updated February 19 at 5:19pm
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round of the state’s Innovation Voucher Program for applications on Tuesday at an event hosted by Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. more
Dr. Barrett Bready is founder and CEO of Nabsys, a genomics firm. An adjunct professor at Brown University where he teaches biotechnology management, Bready also serves as a commissioner on the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. Bready talked with Providence Business News about Nabsys’ evolution and goals for the future. more
Pomegranates and other so-called “superfoods” are known by scientists to have positive effects on the brain by improving functions such as memory and cognition. But a team of University of Rhode Island researchers has discovered it may not be the “superfoods” themselves that have positive effects, but rather the way these foodstuffs interact with the body’s microflora during gut microbial metabolism that could lead to breakthroughs in protecting against Alzheimer’s. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday authorized development of the $45 million Garrahy parking garage, a project sought by the developer of a proposed life sciences and mixed use center on the Interstate 195 lands. more
(Updated, Dec. 19, 4:40 p.m.) EpiVax Inc. is part of a team that has been awarded a $1.87 million grant from Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop an effective vaccine against a bacterium that leads to melioidosis, a tropical disease that is resistant to many antibiotics. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
EpiVax Inc. has received a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health through the Small Business Innovation Research program to improve a vaccine for the H7N9 avian influenza virus. more
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