Bit Bio’s “enter button for the keyboard to the software of life” nabs the company $41.5 million – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Bit Bio, the new startup which pitches itself as the “enter button for the keyboard to the software of life” only needed three weeks to raise its latest $41.5 million round of funding. Originally known as Elpis Biotechnology and named for the Greek goddess of hope, the Cambridge, England-based company was founded by Mark…

LetsGetChecked raises $71 million as COVID-19 epidemic makes home-testing increasingly vital – TechCrunch

[ad_1] As the country wrestles with the COVID-19 epidemic, home health testing, checkups and diagnostics have never been more important and companies like LetsGetChecked are filling a void left in a U.S. healthcare system consumed by the outbreak. The surge in demand for the company’s services has led to an equal surge in investor interest,…

Can API vendors solve healthcare’s data woes? – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A functioning healthcare system depends on caregivers having the right data at the right time to make the right decision about what course of treatment a patient needs. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 epidemic and the acceleration of the consumer adoption of telemedicine, along with the fragmentation of care to a number of…

NEA-backed Personal Genome Diagnostics receives FDA clearance for its cancer diagnostic – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Personal Genome Diagnostics, the venture-backed developer of a novel diagnostic kit for genomic profiling of different cancers in lab settings, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its PGDx elio tissue complete test. The test’s approval is another step forward for precision therapies that rely on an understanding of the…

Curative received FDA emergency use authorization for its novel COVID-19 tests – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The diagnostics startup Curative has received an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its novel take a look at to find out COVID-19 an infection. The firm says that its tests have already been utilized by the City of Los Angeles since late March and have examined over 53,000 metropolis…