Monthly Archives: September 2017


Happenings: Implementation is a key challenge for digital health

Digital health- in the past few weeks we have seen commentary on digital health is dead, that it’s not dead but too much hype.  The Medimmune event Digital Health Transforming Drug Development held yesterday in Mountain View provided some perspective.   The day offered a wide [...]

2021-04-15T12:20:58+00:00September 27th, 2017|Blog, Happenings|

CompanieBee: Publish or Patent?

We join CompanieBee a few days later, mulling over their discussions with Daniella, the company’s IP strategy attorney.   "So if Vijay or I started the laboratory work when we were at the university and now we apply for a patent, that means it will [...]

2021-04-15T12:19:18+00:00September 25th, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

Happenings:  The microbiome on display

Good bugs, bad bugs – who will win?  The Jlabs event “Bugs, Drugs, & Beyond: Translational Approaches to the Microbiome” on September 12 presented a realm of possibilities.  Approaches to translating microbiome explorations into real-world products ranged from profiling individuals’ diet and microbiome interactions to [...]

2021-04-15T12:18:22+00:00September 20th, 2017|Happenings|

Whodunit? The who and how of patents in the age of neural networks

If the deep dark secret of neural networks is that “no one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do,” where does that leave patents arising from the incorporation of this technology? Patents require a “who” and a “how” associated with them.  [...]

2021-04-15T12:12:07+00:00September 11th, 2017|Blog|

HAPPENINGS: Your tax dollars at work for start-ups

My Thursday morning this week started with a visit to Jlabs for a presentation by NCI and NHLBI on small business grants and contracts for start-ups.  Ok, technically my morning started a bit earlier with a particularly poorly made soy cappuccino following my visit to [...]

2021-04-15T12:10:58+00:00September 8th, 2017|Blog, Happenings|