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Ibex Obtains CE-IVD Mark for AI-powered Cancer Detection

February 27, 2020

Ibex’s Galen™ Prostate solution demonstrates outstanding results in a blinded study and supports pathologists in providing accurate diagnosis, enhanced lab efficiency and quality control.

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Karius raises $165 million for its liquid biopsy technology identifying diseases with a blood draw

February 24, 2020

While the new money may have been raised under the looming threat of Covid 19, the company’s technology is already being used to test for infection-causing pathogens in immunocompromised pediatric patients, and for potential causes of complex pneumonia, fungal infections and endocarditis, according to a statement from the company.

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Interview: Healthtech Is Israel’s Next Growth Engine, Says Venture Capitalist

February 21, 2020

Yair Schindel was a decorated army medic, a doctor, an entrepreneur, and the head of Israel’s National Digital Bureau. Now, he manages Israeli venture capital fund aMoon and wants to turn Israel into a healthtech empire.

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Life Sciences Venture Fund aMoon Invests $5 Million in Cancer Drug Company

December 24, 2019

Israel-based life sciences, healthcare, and technology venture capital firm aMoon, together with an unnamed private investor, invested $5 million in cancer drug startup NanoGhosts, aMoon told Calcalist. This is NanoGhosts’s first investment.

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Seer Announces $55 Million in Series D Equity Financing Bringing in New Investors aMoon Fund and T. Rowe Price Funds

December 19, 2019

Capital will enable continued advancement of novel Proteograph™ platform and commercialization of first-in-class proteomics products

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Newly Merged Voice Analysis Startups Healthymize and Beyond Verbal Raise $9 Million

December 10, 2019

The new entity, Vocalis Health, will develop technology for the voice-based analysis and detection of health issues such as heart and respiratory conditions and depression

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Steven Mnuchin, Israeli Health Officials Discuss Establishment of Israeli FDA Branch

October 29, 2019

The FDA, which approves all medical devices and formulations in the U.S., has very few branches outside of the U.S.

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aMoon invests in $80m Adicet Bio financing round

October 3, 2019

Based on technology developed by the Technion’s Prof. Yoram Reiter, Adicet Bio is developing allogeneic cell therapies for cancer using innovative gamma delta T cells.

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MDClone, Developer of First Healthcare Synthetic Data Engine, Raises $26 Million

August 22, 2019

aMoon Leads New Investment Round with Participation from OrbiMed and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Israel’s 10 ‘Hottest’ Startups In 2019, According to WIRED Magazine

August 21, 2019

Tel Aviv – has “the highest number of startups per capita in the world…with more than 6,000, of which 18 are unicorns…more than 100 venture capital funds, plus hundreds of accelerators and co-working places.”

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Nobio gets FDA approval for anti-bacterial dental fillings

August 5, 2019

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s Nobio Ltd said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its anti-bacterial composite designed to remain in the teeth for decades.

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Can This Ancient Greek Medicine Cure Humanity?

July 26, 2019

There’s fresh interest in a fabled shrub on the Aegean island of Chios.

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Marius Nacht Buys Controlling Stake in Universal Flu Vaccine Developer BiondVax

July 17, 2019

Based in Jerusalem, Nasdaq-listed BiondVax develops a universal flu vaccine, currently in advanced clinical trials

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First Participant Enrolled in Second Cohort of BiondVax’s Pivotal, Clinical Efficacy, Phase 3 Universal Flu Vaccine Trial

July 8, 2019

BiondVax’s M-001 universal flu vaccine candidate is designed to improve upon currently marketed strain-specific vaccines in several ways.

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ArcherDX and Ayala Pharmaceuticals Announce Strategic Companion Diagnostic Collaboration

July 8, 2019

Enabling Genomically Defined Treatments for Underserved Cancers

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AI triage solution for brain bleeds gains FDA clearance

June 17, 2019

Zebra Medical Vision announced Monday, June 17, that its AI solution for intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) alerts has gained FDA approval.

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CartiHeal Enrolls the 200th Patient in Its Pivotal Clinical Study in San Diego, CA

June 12, 2019

CartiHeal is the developer of the Agili-C™ implant for treating cartilage and osteochondral defects in traumatic and osteoarthritic joints,

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Ayala Pharmaceuticals Raises $30 Million

May 29, 2019

The Israel-based company intends to use the new round of funding to advance the clinical development of its anti-cancer product

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FDA Grants Theranica De Novo to Market First Smartphone-controlled Acute Migraine-relief Wearable Device

May 28, 2019

Clinical Data Show 66.7% Pain Relief Response Within Two Hours

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Model of personalized postprandial glycemic response to food developed for an Israeli cohort predicts responses in Midwestern American individuals.

May 16, 2019

Research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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