Sonic beam therapy to be tested | Duke’s new brain imaging tech

Duke University’s new imaging approach

DURHAM, NC–Duke University researchers have developed a new imaging approach that breaks long-standing speed and resolution barriers in brain imaging technologies and could uncover new insights into neurovascular diseases like stroke, dementia, and even acute brain injury.

Sonic beam therapy to be tested

MINNEAPOLIS, MN–HistoSonics, the developer and manufacturer of a non-invasive platform and sonic beam therapy called histotripsy, announced the fulfillment of patient enrollment required for regulatory submission of its Edison system to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Life sciences partnership in Indiana

INDIANA–There’s a new programmatic partnership at 16 Tech called AnalytiXIN that is creating a digital ecosystem to connect life science university assets and talent to industry needs. “We want to connect some of the top corporations in Indiana, like Eli Lilly and OneAmerica, to our Tier 1 research universities such as Purdue, Notre Dame, Indiana University. They’re all working together at 16,” said Emily Krueger, the Chief Operating Officer for 16 Tech.

Life sciences inno district ‘The Pearl’

CHARLOTTE, NC–Later this year, Atrium Health will break ground on a new innovation district called “The Pearl,” with an eye toward research and development in the life sciences space. Over the next 15 years, The Pearl and its tenants are projected to create more than 5,500 onsite jobs – 40% of which are not expected to require a college degree – and more than 11,500 jobs, in total, in the Charlotte community.