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This UIUC Entrepreneur Invented an Affordable Bionic Hand

Advanced bionic prosthesis, which offer haptic feedback and more nuanced movements, offer the opportunity for amputees to get the most control and feel restored...

AI-Driven Healthtech Startup PhysIQ Raises $8M

A Chicago startup making patient physiology monitoring a little smarter just raised a funding round to bring their product to market. Healthtech startup PhysIQ just announced...

In Hopes of Preventing Errors, This Startup is Creating Realistic Surgery...

An estimated 250,000 deaths occur every year due to medical errors — almost half of these in the operating room. This might even be a...

How Chicago’s ‘Cancer Research Venture Capitalists’ Fund America’s Top Cancer Scientists

Charles Kaufman thinks zebrafish could be the key to fighting melanoma. Kaufman, a physician and an associate professor at the Washington University in St. Louis School...

For These Startups, Cancer Treatment Goes Beyond the Tumor

Ritu Trivedi-Purohit, a clinical psychologist who focuses on cancer patients and their families, knew there was a need for her startup Thriveosity when one of her patients...

This Chicago Startup Aims to Bring Deep Learning to the Pharma...

Influential doctors and researchers, called Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) by the pharmaceutical industry, are key to discovery and commercialization of new drugs. But in order...

This Chicago Surgeon’s App Wants to Give Doctors a Better Search...

Even a brain surgeon, with years of schooling and countless hours of operating experience, doesn't have all the answers. Doctors need to access medical information...

UChicago Startup Gusto Brings Computational Modeling to Gut Health

Maintaining harmony within the gut is extraordinarily important to the human body, as this microbiome interacts with the immune, hormone and nervous system. Not...

This Chicago Startup Wants to Personalize Dementia Care

Neurocern's algorithms help doctors and caregivers better assess dementia and improve care.

New Money: Cast21 Raises $800K for Their Waterproof, Breathable Cast

Cast21 Deal: $800,000 Investors: Memphis Biomed Venture Partners, Innova Memphis, IllinoisVENTURES, Bindley Capital Partners, and an undisclosed number of angel investors. What they do: Cast21 has created...

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