Monthly Archives - December 2019

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight. Suddenly, Regan could read a newspaper while eating breakfast and make out the faces of his co-workers from across the room. Read more >>

Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Host Expert Symposium on the Therapeutic Potential of Targeting the Endocannabinoid System

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc., a clinical-stage drug development company pioneering transformative medicines that target the endocannabinoid system, today announced that it will host a symposium on the endocannabinoid system (“ECS”) and the therapeutic potential of targeting the ECS. Read more >>

Targeting Ticks: Cornell-Housed Company Designs New Lyme Disease Test

“Current estimates say that approximately 300,000 people come down with Lyme disease every year, and that’s probably an underestimate,” said Dr. Joel Tabb, president and co-founder of Ionica Sciences in Weill Hall’s McGovern Center at Cornell. Dr. Tabb’s team at Ionica Sciences has developed a new and improved diagnostic test for Lyme disease. Read more >>

Dell partners with Ballet Austin, eSight to show ‘Nutcracker’ to the visually impaired

This holiday season, more than 20 Austinites experienced “The Nutcracker” with their own eyes, in a special live performance for the visually impaired. Dell Technologies partnered with Ballet Austin and eSight to create the Unseen Ballet, a Nutcracker performance where audience members of all ages with little to no eyesight could see the show through their own eyes, using glasses equipped with camera technology that creates a clearer, real-time image for the viewer. Read more >>

Back in the Saddle Again-1908 Brands sells natural products in a marketplace that’s growing more competitive every day

Boulder, CO-based 1908 Brands sells natural food and cleaning products including Boulder Clean, a line of plant-based home care that is sold in about 5,000 retailers nationwide. Founder and CEO Steve Savage, (the former chief executive of Eco-Products), shares his latest indie story—and what makes this time around different from his previous venture. Read more >>

Hoth Therapeutics Initiates Confirmatory Study for Lupus Treatment

Hoth Therapeutics, Inc….today announced initiating a confirmatory study, related to their proprietary AEA-loaded Z-pods in the treatment of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus [CLE], a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the skin. The study is being conducted in partnership with Zylo Therapeutics to confirm that topical administration of Hoth’s AEA-loaded Z-pods inhibits the development of CLE lesions in a well-established animal model of lupus. Read more >>