Monthly Archives - September 2017

ENTREVESTOR: Innovative companies hit stage in Halifax

A startup event is taking place in Halifax next Monday that isn’t really about startups. It’s a showcase for high-growth innovation companies, most with international customers. With luck, the attendees will include the broader business community, as this is the perfect opportunity to witness the potential of the startup community.
Showcase includes Spring Loaded Technology. Read more >>

NFL’s New Concussion Pill Could Be Filled With CBD

Although the search for a concussion pill is merely in the “mouse model” phase, significant strides have been made by researchers. Dr. William Korinek, the CEO of Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals, believes such a pill can arrive as early as 2025. Dr. Kun Ping Lu, a doctor researching a possible medication to destroy compounds that cause brain damage, has a slightly-less optimistic time frame. He believes a possible pill could arrive within the next ten years. Read more >>

Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Host Fireside Chat on Dermatomyositis with Expert Physician and Researcher, Victoria Werth, MD

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc.(NASDAQ: CRBP) (“Corbus” or the “Company”), a clinical stage drug development company targeting rare, chronic, serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today that it will host a live video webcast (details below) on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET to discuss dermatomyositis: the disease, its treatment, and its impact on patients’ lives. Read more >>

Legally blind T.O. teen gets gift of sight

Tears of joy run down Cheyenne Field cheeks, for the legally blind 17-year-old from Toronto can now see thanks to eSight on Tuesday August 29, 2017.The new electronic glasses enable the legally blind to actually see. Fields wore them for the first time at Casa Loma in Toronto.  Read more >>