Monthly Archives - April 2017

Study finds sustainable alternative protein source for shrimp, salmon

Results from a recent study showed potential to lower aquaculture feed costs and provide a new sustainable alternative protein source.
A study showed results for the first time that a single-cell protein could replace a key ingredient in aquaculture feeds for fish and shrimp. The study looked at KnipBio Meal as a food for white shrimp, Atlantic salmon, and smallmouth grunts. Read more >>

A single celled replacement for fishmeal?

Large scale production of a single cell organism could reduce the need to use wild-caught fish and agricultural crops as the key protein ingredients in aquaculture feeds, according to a new study published in PEERJ today.
The study, entitled A Transdisciplinary Approach To The Initial Validation Of A Single Cell Protein As An Alternative Protein Source For Use In Aquafeeds, is the result of a collaboration between researchers at a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company – KnipBio, Inc – the New England […]

7-year-old gets eSight glasses to help vision

Payton Crum, a 7-year-old first grader, got her best surprise yet Tuesday — hi-tech glasses that will help improve her vision.
As a result of the surprise, she was able to clearly Easter eggs for the first time.
“I love how you can make it farther, bigger and colorful and stuff,” Crum said.
Crum filled her pink Easter basket. As her mother holds her hand, the 7-year-old can now control her vision.
“This thing right here, it zooms in and zooms out,” she […]

Airey seeks high tech vision aid

At a demonstration at the Carroll Center for the Blind in Newton, Andrew tested a pair of eSight glasses that showed promise.
“It was pretty amazing,” he said. “At the time, they were very heavy, but now there is a smaller, sleeker model.” Read more >>

Siamab Therapeutics Presents New Preclinical Data for Its Novel Anti-STn Antibodies, Antibody-Drug Conjugates, and Anti-STn Bispecific Antibodies at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017

Siamab Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel cancer immunotherapies, today announced the presentation of two posters featuring new preclinical data for its novel anti-Sialyl-Tn (STn) antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and anti-STn, anti-CD3 bispecific antibodies at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2017, being held April 1-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Read more >>

Intellectual Property and Patent Law

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
David Powsner
Earlier in March, the Boston Harbor Angels held an Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent Law Workshop at Nutter, a sponsor of Boston Harbor Angels. David Powsner, a Partner in the Intellectual Property Department, and a member of Boston Harbor Angels, facilitated the session. Powsner shared the different types of intellectual property, questions to ask when it comes to IP and resources for further investigation.
Intellectual property […]

Electronic Glasses Open New World For Legally Blind South Jersey Boy

Nine-year-old John Paul Corman, who is legally blind, is now experiencing the world through a device called eSight.
It processes images in real-time and allows John Paul to focus where he’s looking.
“eSight takes his little bit of vision and makes it better for him, it gives him more access to the visual world around him,” explains his mother Faye Corman. Read more >>