Biotech Metropolitan Women

Celebrating women leading the business of life science innovation in metro New York and beyond

Aetion’s Real World Evidence Platform Collaborates with FDA to Create Breakthroughs in Evaluating Covid-19

With immense participation from companies dedicating their resources to finding a cure for Covid-19, Aetion has recently partnered with the FDA to use their Evidence Platform to better explore the history of the disease and integrate real world evidence in finding the best treatment. This collaboration will produce fast and real-time results in a time-sensitive …

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In silico: How Envisagenics is using AI to Discover Biomarkers and New Therapies for Lung Cancer and Genetic Disease

Lung cancer leads in mortality ahead of all other cancer deaths in both developed and undeveloped countries and is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer after breast cancer. While the disease is showing nominal decline due to successful public health measures (like cessation programs) and people abstaining from smoke and tobacco products, lung and bronchial cancer …

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Women Advocating for Women – Kathryn Schubert takes on CEO of Society for Women’s Health Research

Starting a challenging role while under the circumstances of a global pandemic, Kathryn Schubert was announced President and CEO of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) on April 1, 2020. Paving the way for women representation, Schubert will be succeeding after Dr. Amy Miller who has led the organization as President and CEO for …

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BIO’s New CEO Michelle McMurry-Heath- Exemplifying the Diverse Biotech Ecosystem

At a time when most companies are challenged with planning their initial diversity and inclusion dialogues, The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) had already introduced their first black, woman CEO.  She is the third chief executive of the organization that made their announcement on May 14, 2020 and Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath assumed this role as President …

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Inventor| Marie. A. BadalAmente, Ph.D.

Dr. Marie Badalemente is a current professor of Orthopaedics at Stony Brook University and a member of the National Academy of Inventors. Her research focuses on studying and developing alternative non-invasive treatment options. Her research on collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) was the first FDA-approved non-surgical injection treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture, Xiaflex. Collagenase for treating cellulite …

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Inventor | Helen H. Lu, Ph.D.

Dr. Helen Lu is currently the Vice Chair and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Bioengineering from University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on Orthopedic Tissue Interface Engineering to achieve successful soft-tissue repairs in the long-term. Dr. Lu is affiliated with the Orthopaedic Research Society, Society …

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Pioneer in Telehealth: CEO Ann Mond Johnson of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

One of the themes of the 2020 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference was medical technologies, with the outbreak of COVID-19 there has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of telehealth and telemedicine. The Health Resources Services Administration defines telehealth as the use of information and computing technology for the delivery of remote healthcare access. Telemedicine …

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