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Life Sciences
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Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
People who go to bed wary of potential danger sometimes pledge to sleep “with one eye open.” A new Brown University study finds that’s not far off: On the first night in a new place, the research suggests, one brain hemisphere remains more awake than the other during deep sleep, apparently in a state of readiness for trouble. more
Startups seeking capital and/or partnerships can submit a plan for the opportunity to present at the 2016 New England Venture Summit, which connects emerging-growth companies with active venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, corporate investors and strategic partners. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round of the state’s Innovation Voucher Program for applications on Tuesday at an event hosted by Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. more
Researchers at Women & Infants Hospital, a Care New England facility, have found that a non-invasive prenatal blood test for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities is one step closer to being available to all pregnant women, the hospital reported. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
MedMates, a group dedicated to building the state’s life sciences industry, hosts a free panel discussion Wednesday, “MedTech: Lessons from the Real World.” more
Cherrystone Angel Group this week said it has closed on a follow-on round with Kalion Inc., bringing its total investment in the industrial biotech company to $1 million. more
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