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MONTANA BIOSCIENCE ENTERPRISES IN THE NEWS

Montana BioScience Alliance
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February 25, 2022

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.

Montana State University
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February 25, 2022

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
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February 25, 2022

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.

University of Montana
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February 23, 2022

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.

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

The federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs offer a lifeline to small medical technology companies that otherwise would not be able to secure the initial funding necessary for expensive research and development.

The House Appropriations Committee has approved its FY 2023 spending bill including a $2.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $466 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and $2.75 billion for the Advanced Research Projects Agency on Health (ARPA-H). The bill increases current funding levels for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cancer screening and early detection programs and for the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which provides funding for programs […]

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
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July 2, 2022

Biomarker testing helps connect patients with the most effective treatments for their cancer – but not all patients are benefiting from the latest advances in cancer treatment. Learn how biomarker testing helps cancer patients and what can be done to improve access and advance health equity.

Bio event draws about 3,000 companies to the San Diego Convention Center to take stock of the latest trends and research.

Four-time gold medalist and seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams will discuss her groundbreaking career, business success, and prioritizing health in a conversation moderated by Emmy-nominated sports reporter Erin Andrews at the BIO International Convention June 13-16, 2022, in San Diego. Both women have faced their own health challenges, becoming advocates for increased awareness and better outcomes for all.

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