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ClostraBio Closes $4 Million Series A to Transform Intestinal Health with Plug-and-Play Drug Delivery Platform

University of Chicago spinout ClostraBio has closed a $4 million Series A-1 financing round to accelerate development of its lead candidate, expand its plug-n-play platform, and build out its team.…
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AbbVie Joins UChicago to Talk Oncology Research, Ongoing Collaboration, and Opportunities for Expansion

The annual UChicago-AbbVie Research Symposium in August celebrated another successful year of the strategic partnership – bringing together academia and industry to exchange new ideas and drive innovation. The event…
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Demonstrating Commercial Promise, UChicago Researcher Recognized for Novel Cancer Drug Delivery System

University of Chicago researcher and startup founder Xiaoyang Wu has received the 2022 Duckworth Family Commercial Promise Award for his work developing a novel cancer drug delivery system. The award…
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memQ Works to Develop Semiconductor Materials for Quantum Memory as Part of Duality’s Latest Cohort

Drawing from cutting-edge laboratory research, memQ develops semiconductor materials with novel qubit storage capabilities that will play a critical role in quantum network development. The team has deep ties to…
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Stretchable, Self-Powered Bioelectronics Mimic Skin in Form and Function

Skin-like electronics could seamlessly integrate with the body for applications in health monitoring, medication therapy, implantable medical devices, and biological studies. With the help of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship…
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Fermilab Engineer Scales Quantum Startup with Support from UChicago

Lismikro – taking its name from the Greek for “micro” – is developing innovative low-power microchip controllers to solve the hardware bottleneck and unleash the full potential of quantum computers.…
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Met With Too Many Late-Stage Diagnoses, Doctors Create Novel Test to Earlier Detect Cancer in Your Saliva

OrisDX has developed a novel saliva-based molecular test to detect and diagnose oral cancer earlier – improving patient outcomes and saving lives. The Chicago-based startup was formed based on a…
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Compass Demo Day to Feature 5 Investor-Ready Deep Tech Startups

Polsky Science Ventures and the Compass deep tech accelerator team at the University of Chicago are hosting a “demo day” to highlight innovative research and technologies seeking growth opportunities.…
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3 Novel Disease-Fighting Technologies You Should Know About Ahead of BIO 2022

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed methods to increase the clinical efficacy of immunotherapies, provide long-lasting immune tolerance for autoimmune or transplantation therapy, and treat breast and ovarian…

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