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Check out who joined StartUp Health Academy’s latest cohort

The digital health companies include a remote monitoring service for physical therapy, a healthcare matchmaking program that connects patients based in China with U.S.-based physicians, and a start-up that wants to accelerate medical research.


Virgo’s technology enables video recording of colonoscopies

The Silicon Valley startup has developed a cloud-based platform for recording colonoscopies. It allows gastroenterologists to start and stop recording the procedure with the push of a button.


Pitch Perfect Winner Spotlight: The start-up revamping clinical education

Health Scholars, which focuses on merging technology and clinical education, won the health services track of the MedCity INVEST Pitch Perfect competition earlier this month.


Firm targeting potential bacterial role in Alzheimer’s gets $76 million Series B

Dementia or brain damage and injury as a mental health and neurology medical symbol with a thinking human organ made of crumpled paper torn in pieces as a creative concept for alzheimer disease.

Cortexyme has also finished enrolling healthy volunteers in the Phase I study of lead candidate COR388.


Focusing on IVDs can save more lives and billions in costs

With increased focus on improving the quality, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of lab tests, the IVD industry can drive great value for patients and the economics of the healthcare system.


CRISPR clinical trial hits regulatory speedbump

FDA slaps clinical hold on Crispr Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ upcoming gene-editing trial.