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AltaML partners with venture capital firm to combine AI and life sciences expertise

AltaML has formed a strategic alliance with Amplitude Venture Capital, a top Canadian firm focused on life sciences and building precision medicine companies. The partnership will look to leverage the possibility of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the biotechnology sector.

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Protein chemist Hector Vega and CSO Arun Raturi in the Entos laboratory
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Entos and Lilly sign agreement to research and develop new brain-disease therapies

Edmonton-based Entos Pharmaceuticals has signed an agreement with Eli Lilly, giving the American pharmaceutical company exclusive rights to Entos's Fusogenix PLV technology for $50 million now and up to $400 million in the future.

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Podcast pick: Healthy Lifestyle Design

The start of a new year brings its rituals: hanging up new calendars, misspelling the date by accident, and most importantly, considering New Year's resolutions, or at least reflecting on changes we might want to make. This week's recommendation may help with the latter.

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Nir Katchinskiy pitches PulseMedica
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Life Sciences Investment Summit aims to provide more than $1M to growing companies

Health innovators and entrepreneurs across Alberta have two more weeks to apply for the inaugural Startup TNT Life Sciences Investment Summit in March.

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A look at health innovation in Edmonton during 2021

As Alberta's health innovation industry grows, Edmonton companies continue to demonstrate their ability to be leaders in areas like drug and vaccine development and biotechnology infrastructure.

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Entos Pharmaceuticals secures partial funding for commercial manufacturing facility in Edmonton

The provincial government has committed $15.5 million in funding to Entos Pharmaceuticals to establish a new commercial manufacturing facility in Edmonton, which would produce vaccines as well as future genetic medicines. Now it's "a dance" to secure the rest of the funding needed.

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AltaML and PROTXX make headway on concussion diagnostics

A partnership between precision health-care technology company PROTXX and Edmonton-based AltaML has resulted in a new benchmark in concussion diagnostics, the results of which were recently published in the journal Sensors.

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Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, a smiling man in a suit wearing glasses
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Virologist Lorne Tyrrell wins Hepatitis B Foundation's highest honour

Dr. Lorne Tyrrell of the University of Alberta has won the Hepatitis B Foundation's Baruch S. Blumberg Prize for his contributions to advancing the science and medicine of hepatitis B.

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PulseMedica secures about $400K at Startup TNT's Investment Summit IV

A company that's working on a revolutionary solution for patients suffering from major eye diseases took home the top prize in the Edmonton third of Startup TNT's Investment Summit IV.

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