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New technology helps legally blind Independence boy see

An Independence family is working to raise money so they can get new technology that will help a legally blind boy see.
Corbin Wolfe has been through a lot in his seven years of life. He was a mini preemie, born weighing 1 pound, 14 ounces. He’s had 86 surgeries.
“He’s a miracle,” his mom, Jennie Braden, said.
Braden found eSight while researching online. The company came to Kansas City to do a demo, and the results stunned her. Read more >>

Troy students raise funds for blind professor who lost home in fire

Troy professor Joseph “Joey” Arnold got a phone call three weeks ago and was told that his home had burned to the ground.
His insurance is paying for the house, but it won’t cover something very important to Arnold: a device that helps him see.
Arnold is blind in one eye, and the other eye has a visual acuity of 20/800. The device, eSight, improves his acuity to 20/60.
Students at Troy University, led by the Greek community, set up a fundraiser […]

Why Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc Shares Skyrocketed Today

Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CRBP) is up 29% at 1:18 p.m. EDT after an analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of the biotech with a buy rating.
There’s plenty to learn about Corbus Pharmaceuticals. The biotech only has one drug, resunab, but it’s testing the anti-inflammatory drug in multiple indications: cystic fibrosis, systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, and lupus. Read more >>

AOBiome Announces First-of-its Kind Trial of Live Topical Bacterial Treatment for Acne

Leading skin microbiome company AOBiome announced today the launch of its Phase 2B trial using its first-in-class live bacteria to treat acne. Phase 2B marks the advancement from the company’s successful Phase 1B/2A dose-ranging safety study, which resulted in no serious adverse events and no difference in adverse events between treatment and vehicle groups. Read more >>

Congratulations to Boston Harbor Angels on Being Named “BUILD Friend of the Year” as Part of the 5-Year Anniversary BUILDFest Gala

BUILD will award Mic Williams and Boston Harbor Angels the “BUILD Friend of the Year Award” as part of their 5-Year Anniversary BUILDFest Gala, which will be held on Wednesday October 19th from 5:30-9:30 pm at the Boston Convention Center.
BUILD and Boston Harbor Angels have partnered and are very happy to be able to bring more resources to help at-risk youth. Read more >>

Premama® Achieves 700% Record Growth, Continuing to Fuel the Emerging Maternity Wellness Category

Premama®, the first nationwide line of natural powdered drink mixes and soft chews to support complete maternity wellness from preconception through pregnancy and beyond, today announced a record retail expansion, experiencing rapid growth from 1,100 to 7,700 retail distribution points since April 2015 and a significant 360% growth in sales from August 2015 to August 2016. Spearheading maternity wellness as a retail category, Premama has pioneered industry awareness and consumer demand with products for the entire maternity journey. Read […]