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UC researchers develop better, cheaper heavy metals sensor

Work by University of Cincinnati researchers to create a fast feedback sensor for the presence and levels of heavy metals — specifically manganese — in humans is published in the August issue of Biomedical Microdevices. Described in the article is the development of a low-cost, disposable lab-on-a-chip sensor that detects highly electronegative heavy metals more quickly than […]

August 5, 2011

Ohio organizations team up to improve cord blood stem cell usage

BioOhio member ImageIQ, Inc., announced that it will partner with the National Center for Regenerative Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Cord Blood Center (CCBC) to develop customized image acquisition and analysis software as part of a three-year project through an Ohio Third Frontier Program grant. The software, initially developed in […]

August 4, 2011

Ohio Means Business features Battelle’s global growth

The Ohio News Network interviews Battelle Chief Marketing Officer Carmin Gade on this week’s edition of Ohio Means Business. Carmin explains Battelle’s global presence and growth strategy, particularly in the health and life sciences realm. Ohio Means Business airs on ONN-TV Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Mondays at […]

August 1, 2011

Aug. 24 event to connect startups with private capital sources

On Wednesday, August 24, at TechColumbus, BioOhio will host an afternoon-evening event to connect Ohio’s expanding private equity community with its growing biomedical startup flock. Beginning at 3pm and winding down by 6:30pm, BioOhio Capital Connections is specifically designed for biomedical and healthcare startups and entrepreneurs to connect with capital sources.

July 29, 2011

Sen. Sherrod Brown to reintroduce pediatric research bill

At a meeting this week with patients, families, and representatives from five Ohio children’s hospitals, including Akron Children’s, Cincinnati Children’s, Rainbow Babies & Children’s, Nationwide Children’s, and Dayton Children’s, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced that he plans to reintroduce his Pediatric Research Consortia Establishment Act, aimed at strengthening and expanding pediatric research at the National […]

July 28, 2011

Cleveland researchers designing next generation of artificial lung

An artificial lung built by researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center has reached efficiencies akin to a human lung, using air for the source of the essential element, instead of pure oxygen as current man-made lungs require. Use in humans is still years away, but for […]

July 27, 2011

Industry coalition pushes for repeal of medical device tax

A broad coalition of medical technology companies and leading associations, including BioOhio, wrote to Congressional leaders today urging them to repeal the onerous medical device tax which will harm innovation and patient care. The letter had over 420 signatories. A full copy of the letter, including signatories, can be viewed here at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association […]

July 25, 2011

BIOSTART embarks on new phase in Cincy

Since 1996 southwest Ohio bioscience entrepreneurs and startups have had specialized help in finding their footing, their funding, and sometimes, their courage. BIOSTART, Cincinnati’s bioscience incubator, has assisted 125 companies launch their businesses, build their management team, and raise $180 million over the past 15 years. On September 30, BIOSTART’s lease in the Hoxworth Blood Center Building […]

July 25, 2011

Minimally Invasive Devices secures CE marking

Columbus, Ohio’s Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., (MID) has been awarded CE Mark Certification for its FloShield laparoscopic visualization system, clearing the way for sales throughout the European Union. The FloShield system provides for an uninterrupted clear view during laparoscopic procedures, using airflow from the insufflator to defog and deflect debris from the laparoscope lens without […]

July 20, 2011

3D in the biomedical research theater

Hollywood is in love with 3-D these days, and thanks to Columbus-based Nanofiber Solutions, medical researchers are beginning to enjoy the benefits of 3-D too. Nanofiber Solutions was founded by John Lannutti and Jed Johnson in April of 2009 as an extension of Johnson’s doctoral research at The Ohio State University. The company’s 3-dimensional polymer […]

July 20, 2011