Harvard Medical School

Veritas Genetics acquires Curoverse for AI and Machine Learning in Genomics

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Veritas Genetics, the genome company, announces the acquisition of Boston-based Curoverse, the preeminent computing and bioinformatics company behind the Personal Genome Project (PGP) at Harvard Medical School, and creator of the open-source platform Arvados. Curoverse software is used by industry leaders such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to manage, process and share petabytes of genomic and biomedical data as well as facilitate AI and machine learning.

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Ergomed appoints Dr Dan Weng as CEO

Friday, June 23, 2017

Ergomed, a company dedicated to the provision of specialized services to the pharmaceutical industry and the development of new drugs, announced the strengthening of its executive team with the appointment of Dr. Dan Weng as its new chief executive officer and a board director of Ergomed. Dr. Weng joins Ergomed with effect from 1 July 2017 from EPS Holdings (EPSHD), a global CRO listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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The Institute for Protein Innovation launches

Friday, May 12, 2017

A team of scientists from the Massachusetts biomedical community launched a new research institute to expand protein science and enhance drug discovery. Backed by a unique and collaborative combination of public investment and academic philanthropy, The Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI) brings together leaders in academic research, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and biomedical investing to seek new therapies for currently intractable diseases. 

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Veristat appoints James Roach, M.D. as chief medical officer

Monday, November 7, 2016

Veristat has appointed James (Jim) Roach, M.D., FACP, FCCP as its new chief medical officer to bolster the expansion of its clinical operations, medical and regulatory affairs offerings. Dr. Roach will assume his position of chief medical officer on December 2, 2016. In this role, he will lead and grow the clinical operations, medical writing, medical monitoring, safety/pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs teams at Veristat.

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CAR-T expert Li Zhou added to TxCell’s staff

Friday, October 14, 2016

TxCell, a biotechnology company developing innovative, personalized cellular immunotherapies using regulatory T cells (Treg) to treat severe chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, has appointed Li Zhou, Ph.D., vice president, Cell Engineering. Dr. Zhou brings extensive pharmaceutical experience in antibody engineering and T-cell engineering to strengthen and accelerate the development of TxCell’s ENTrIA CAR-Treg platform.

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