Monthly Archives - May 2022

Akston Biosciences Doses First Participants in Phase II Clinical Trial for Shelf-Stable COVID-19 Booster

Akston Biosciences Corporation, a developer of new classes of biologic therapeutics, announced today it dosed the first set of volunteers in an open-label study of AKS-452, its protein subunit COVID-19 vaccine, as a booster. The Phase II booster study is designed to investigate the response of the immune system in up to 600 volunteers who have previously been vaccinated with EMA-registered vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) and AstraZeneca. The study is being conducted at the University Medical...
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US Veterans and Injured Workers Find Injury Solution With sam® Sustained Acoustic Medicine Treatment

Sustained acoustic medicine, or sam®, is a non-invasive ultrasound device from ZetrOZ Systems used to treat soft tissue injuries and arthritis. The U.S. Federal Drug Administration cleared sam® for clinical use in 2013, but many health care providers are just now discovering the many benefits it provides to treatment and recovery efforts. The sam® pain relief device has helped thousands of patients, including U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Members, regain mobility and reduce pain from common overuse injuries and osteoarthritis....
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Wasabi Technologies Opens Storage Region in Sydney

Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, has opened its 12th global storage region, located in Sydney, Australia, to help organizations in the Asia Pacific region capitalize on the growing adoption of hybrid cloud and digital-first infrastructure, while also addressing data sovereignty. Sydney is the latest in Wasabi's expansive international rollout. In 2021, the company opened APAC headquarters in Tokyo and a short time later launched a storage region in Osaka. This year, Wasabi began service in Toronto, Frankfurt, Paris,...
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OmniLife Receives $250,000 SBIR Grant in Support of Transplants for Kids project

OmniLife, a health technology communication and collaboration platform, and collaborators Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Starzl Network have been awarded a $250,000 SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) will support the “Transplants for Kids” project, which will use AI / machine learning algorithms to align optimal donor grafts with children awaiting liver transplants. Previous work completed by members of the Starzl Network and...
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#ThinkBeforeYouClick: Wasabi’s IT Hero Nate Returns to Warn About the Dangers of Ransomware

  Ransomware can be lurking anywhere. Education is the best defense against attacks. But when that fails, there’s always Wasabi. Don’t let the cybercriminals win. With cybercriminals extorting millions of dollars from organizations every year, ransomware is not going away any time soon. Protect yourself with proven security best practices, including regular ransomware awareness training and a robust backup and recovery strategy with immutable cloud storage. Click happens. But you don’t have to lose your data over it. Watch on YouTube...
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INVEST Pitch Perfect winner: myBiometry aims to prevent asthma attacks long before they happen

Nationwide, more than 25 million people have asthma, including about 20 million adults and 5.1 million children and adolescents. If not well-controlled, the chronic condition can cause airways to swell and narrow, making it hard to breathe. This is called an asthma attack, and in a single year, more than 10 million people have one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resulting in 1.6 million emergency room visits and over 3,500 deaths. Now a Boston-based startup, myBiometry, is...
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Pixability Adds Two Key Industry Executives to its Advisory Board

Pixability (www.pixability.com), the only provider of software and insights for video advertising on YouTube and other leading Connected TV platforms, today announced that it will be adding two key executives to its advisory board. The advisory board includes some of the most respected leaders in the industry, representing agency holding companies, independent agencies and brands, and key ad technology luminaries. The additions to the board come after two straight years of record revenue growth and profitability driven by innovations in...
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