News Articles and Montana BioScience Alliance Newsletters
The Montana BioScience Alliance is pleased to announce that Michelle Hood has been inducted into the 2021 MBA Hall of Fame. Ms. Hood is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the American Hospital Association and was instrumental in the formation of the Montana BioScience Alliance.
Soon, someone feeling the need for some extra Z’s may benefit from a wearable device that aids the brain in the biochemical cleansing that leaves a person feeling refreshed after a full night of sleep. As part of the first large-scale study on the effectiveness of the new technology, Montana State University researchers will analyze brain scans of participants who wear a prototype of the device, which works by applying precise electrical stimulation to the brain. The project, which involves multiple universities, […]
University of Montana first-year student Tori Matteson can’t point to a specific event that peaked her interest in becoming a pharmacist – there aren’t any in her family – but her curiosity about medicine started early in her high school years growing up in Butte. When it came time to enroll in college…she said it was “UM all the way.”
Montana company Solo-Dex has entered into an agreement for its proprietary continuous nerve block catheters with InfuSystem, a leading national healthcare service provider.
As research programs grow at the University of Montana, a team of vaccine scientists are making headway into long-term COVID-19 prevention and clinical trials for an opioid vaccine.
The NIA is accepting applications for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding. Learn more about these open opportunities. The next deadline to apply is January 5, 2024, unless otherwise noted.
The Senate has voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s pick to run the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, filling the director spot at the country’s top medical research agency after a vacancy of almost two years.
Updates from product development and small business programs
Are you working to develop an innovative cancer technology? Take a step forward in your commercialization journey through the newly released FY2024 SBIR Contract Solicitation! This funding opportunity aims to provide early-stage funding to small businesses that are developing cancer technologies in areas defined by the National Cancer Institute.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration converted Leqembi (lecanemab-irmb), indicated to treat adult patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, to traditional approval following a determination that a confirmatory trial verified clinical benefit.