Articles by Don Jacobson

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Mayo Clinic Ups Venture Investment In Heart Arrhythmia Digital Health Startup

Bigger stake in AliveCor comes as firm rolls out expansion of detection software.

March 22, 2017

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Fates Of Angel Tax Credit, Small Business Funding On The Table At Legislature

Proposal would make angel credit permanent and boost annual funding to $20 million.

March 15, 2017

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U Of M Tech Aiming To ‘Transform’ Chemotherapy Lands On U.S. Patent Desk

Inventors said the new test can quickly determine if leukemia treatments are working.

March 15, 2017

Sunshine Heart Seeks $4.65M In Private Placement As NASDAQ Listing Deadline Looms

Med device firm must meet shareholder’s equity requirements by March 20.

March 08, 2017

Sonex Health Claims Carpel Tunnel Device Milestone

Rochester startup carries out ‘first-in-man’ procedure en route to commercialization.

March 01, 2017

Work On Mayo-Developed Heart Failure Therapy Dropped By California Company

Capricor Therapeutics terminates license for ‘designer natriuretic peptide’ tech.

March 01, 2017

Mayo Clinic Spin-off Ambient Clinical Analytics Raising $5.4M

Health IT startup has $3.9M of total already in hand, SEC filing indicates.

February 22, 2017

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U Of M Commercialization Grants Target Microbiome Test, Sleep Disorders, Epilepsy

Five life sciences research projects nearing market stage land MN-REACH funding.

February 15, 2017

Mayo-U Of M Research On Assessing Anticancer Drug Effectiveness Advances

Patent application filed on antibody used for individualized cancer treatments.

February 15, 2017

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U Of M Regents To Vote On $122M Medical School Expansion, Renovation

New East Bank building seeks to align curriculum with changing healthcare market.

February 08, 2017

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Mayo Seeks Patent On Non-Invasive Drug Delivery For Brain Cancer, Alzheimer’s

It would allow therapies to bypass ‘blood-brain barrier’ to treat neuro conditions.

February 01, 2017

Geneticure Entrepreneurs Return To Rochester Roots With Mayo Accelerator Spot

The Brothers Snyder laud hometown’s buzzing bio-business startup scene.

February 01, 2017

Mayo Cardiologists, Device Pros Work On Cooling Implant To Treat AFib

Startup Medicool targets irregular heartbeat with $250K NSF seed funding.

January 25, 2017

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Rebiotix, Mayo Team Up To Test Orally-Administered Gut Microbe Transplant

New drug candidate is latest tack in addressing hospital-acquired infections.

January 18, 2017

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Mayo Clinic Partners With Companies In Emerging ‘Liquid Biopsies’ Market

Detecting cancerous tumors from blood samples is the goal of Illumina and Exact Sciences.

January 18, 2017

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