Flyover Future HealthTech: IBM & Cleveland Clinic; AlphaLab Health; Possible Cancer therapy

  • Researchers at the Scheie Eye Institute in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania were able to reverse blindness in a patient with a rare genetic disorder using RNA therapy.
  • Seven companies have been selected for the inaugural class of AlphaLab Health, a newly created business accelerator launched in Pittsburgh this year. The focus is on supporting health care and life sciences to provide promising health businesses.