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Yale receives grant to build new PET scanner

Yale scientists will build the next-generation human brain PET scanner, the NeuroeXplorer (NX), to be installed at the Yale Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center in...

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Canaan Partners raises $800M health tech funding

Canaan Partners raised $800 million in its 12th fund to back early-stage healthcare and technology companies, equaling the sum it picked up in its 11th...

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Growing CTPharma names new president

The longtime chief operating officer of one of the state’s four licensed medical marijuana growers is now also its president. Connecticut Pharmaceutical Solutions, which has...

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NIH funds Yale School of Medicine projects re COVID

The National Institutes of Health has provided research support to two members of the Yale School of Medicine faculty through its Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics...

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UConn announces funding of five COVID-19 projects

UConn recently funded five COVID-19 research projects and has announced plans for additional funding … more Separately, the longtime leader of UConn School of Medicine’s...

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CI closes FY 2020 with $43.2 in total investments

Connecticut Innovations has reported final investment figures from its recently completed fiscal year. Between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, CI invested $43.2 million...

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy highlights Tangen

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy named Tangen Biosciences in Branford  “Innovator of the Month” for September. Founded in 2013 by two Connecticut natives, Tangen’s goal has been to...

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Bristol Myers Squibb to Acquire MyoKardias

Bristol Myers Squibb will acquire MyoKardia for $13.1 billion, or $225.00 per share in cash. MyoKardia is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted...