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Triumvira Immunologics, Inc. (Triumvira), a Hamilton-based private, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel platform for engineering T-cells to attack cancers, today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for its novel T-cell therapy product TAC01-CD19 in patients with relapsed or refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) after at […]

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Contributing to the latest round of Mariner Endosurgery, Bay Area Health Trust shows strategic support for local health care businesses and ecosystem. HAMILTON, Ontario — Bay Area Health Trust (bayareahealthtrust.com), a Hamilton, Ontario based company that operates life science businesses with the goal of returning value to its beneficiaries including Hamilton Health Sciences announced it […]

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VoxNeuro is excited to announce that the company will receive up to CA$249,000 in research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). Obtaining NRC IRAP funding not only serves as recognition for VoxNeuro’s focus on innovation, but will serve as a catalyst for the company’s continued […]

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Five professors of the Faculty of Health Sciences have been elected fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, considered one of the highest honours for members of the country’s health sciences community. Click here for the full article They have all been chosen through peer review for their demonstrated leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies, and […]

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Since it was conceived, Versant Ventures has provided enabling support for the design and launch of an independent new venture capital and growth equity investment firm dedicated to the medtech sector. Today Vensana Capital debuted with the closing of its inaugural fund, Vensana Capital I, with $225 million in committed capital. The fund was oversubscribed, […]

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Thank you again to all who participated in the inaugural Future of Health Summit 2019 presented by Hamilton Health Sciences. HHS would also like to thank the delegates who provided their valuable feedback. We have summarized our reflections in the attached Future of Health (FOH) Summit Report 2019

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Proposed Ontario Health Teams will transform how local care is provided under sweeping changes coming into effect as part of Conservative health care reform Hamilton and Burlington organizations want to be among the first to adopt a major overhaul of the health care system by the Progressive Conservative government. Health and social service agencies have banded together […]

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Hamilton and area voices will play a key role in the second annual gathering, writes Keanin Loomis. World attention was focused on Toronto last month as the city hosted Collision, North America’s fastest-growing tech conference. The event provided a platform for Canada’s top startups and entrepreneurs to showcase their talents before an audience of over […]

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The endowment, which will be used to create the Juravinski Research Centre, will provide $5 million a year for research. Hamilton’s medical research community is abuzz with a $100 million gift from local philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski. The gift is a legacy endowment fund, which means the money will be given out once the […]

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An Ontario couple who grew up in poverty during the Great Depression and became self-made millionaires have pledged to donate the bulk of their estate, totalling more than $100-million, to create a new health-research institute in Hamilton. The endowment from Charles and Margaret Juravinski, called the Juravinski Research Centre, will be a joint partnership between […]

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