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Nephrodite Named One of 22 Startups to Watch in 2022

Feb. 4, 2022 -- Each year AUSTININNO selects a batch of the most exciting Austin ventures to keep an eye on. Nephrodite recognized for Holly, an implantable hemofilter that connects to a patient’s artery in the pelvic area and continuously filters blood and connects to a wearable pouch.
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Partnerships For Emerging Healthcare Startups: How To Find The Right Fit

Jan 28, 2022 -- Authored by CEO and Co-Founder of Alio, Dave Kuraguntla, this article discusses how to ensure technology aligns the interests of the four Ps — patient, physician, provider and payer — and create a successful business model is through strategic partnerships. read more

Alio Announces Partnership with Lifeline for Dialysis Access Patient Monitoring

Dec. 1, 2021 -- Alio leverages artificial intelligence and its SmartPatch sensor technology to non-invasively monitor vascular access health and other chronic conditions faced by ESRD patients. The partnership facilitates Lifeline’s collaboration in several different capacities: as a clinical trial partner, as a purchaser of the Alio Remote Monitoring System, and as an active participant in value-based care arrangements. read more

Using Nanotechnology to Treat Glaucoma: A Conversation with Rui Jing Jiang

Nov. 8, 2021 -- This episode of the Nano Entrepreneurship Network podcast features a conversation between NNCO Director Lisa Friedersdorf and Rui Jing Jiang, Co-Founder, CEO, and Director of Avisi Technologies. Ms. Jiang discusses how she started this company to develop a nanotechnology-based medical device to treat glaucoma. watch video


Sept. 8, 2021

FDA Grants Madorra Breakthrough Device Designation Status for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vulvovaginal Atrophy

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May 18-20, 2021

Alio Receives 1st Prize from the Jon DeHaan Foundation for Innovation in Wearable Device for Continuous, Non-Invasive Monitoring of Potassium Imbalance

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Feb. 16, 2021

Aidar Health Receives CE Mark Approval for MouthLab, a Medical Tricorder Optimized for Rapid Health Assessment

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Jan. 14, 2021

Partner Alio Featured in the GIANT Healthy Innovators Live TV Event (season 3, episode 1)

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Jan. 8-10, 2021

iO Portfolio Companies Showcased at Largest Physician Innovation Event

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Dec. 15, 2020

GS Lab and iO life science Partner to Accelerate Patient Centric Medical Device Development

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Nov. 10, 2020

Alio Introduces Series of Studies for Clinical-Grade Noninvasive Wearable

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Oct. 28, 2020

How an Implantable Dialysis Device May Extend Life for People with Kidney Failure

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Oct. 13, 2020

Alessa Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled in Biolen-PC Study for Localized Drug Delivery for Prostate Cancer

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Sep. 21, 2020

Avisi Technologies eyes goal of human trials with $1M National Science Foundation grant

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Aug. 6, 2020

Oncodisc, Inc. Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation to Develop Cancer Technology

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Aug. 4, 2020

Sana Health raises $5.8M to get through clinical trials

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