Category: Life Science Innovation

Nov 05

Call for Nominations: 2017 Seattle Health Innovator of the Year Awards

Dear Health Innovation Colleague, Nominate the 3rd Annual Health Innovator of the Year for 2017 here (Google form). Nomination should only take approx 20 minutes of your time and can be completed on a computer, tablet or phone. This award is for your peers, your teammates, your collaborators, your staff! The Seattle Health Innovator of …

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Dec 17

Meet the Seattle Health Innovators of the Year- 2015

The Seattle Health Innovators Forum held its Holiday Party and Awards Night December 9, 2015 at the SURF Incubator in the Wells Fargo Center, attended by about 70 participants. This event brought a festive conclusion to an eventful year in the health innovation community in Western Washington. The community of innovators here is local but the …

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Aug 30

Health Startup Location Attractiveness Study: Institutions

This is the 4th in a series of posts comparing Seattle with other health innovation clusters. We are comparing several cities on a set of criteria of interest to healthcare startups. Katie Smolnycki is a life sciences market consultant who relocated to Seattle in early 2015 and has been a member of the Health Innovator research team. Her post …

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Aug 11

Seattle as a Healthcare Hub: Finding Talent

According to a study from the University of Washington, “Humans get smart by being around other smart people.” The study describes this trait as the way in which Seattle is currently transforming itself into a hub of human capital, as educated individuals with talent and creativity have been moving into the city for decades. This …

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Jul 24

Seattle Health Innovation Forum on Precision Medicine July 29th

In the July 29th Health Innovation Forum we’ll hear from leaders from two Seattle-based firms on the forefront of this revolutionary approach to health.  Precision Medicine is defined by the NIH as “ an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. “  …

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Feb 12

Medical innovation: from research lab to sustainable clinical practice

Our May forum is an opportunity to meet leading innovators and hear about their work to take advances from research labs into clinical use and commercial success. Join us in downtown Seattle on May 6, 2014 from 5:30pm-8:00pm. This is the next step in our efforts to bring people together from different health sectors and …

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Jan 24

Can UW reprogram skin cells to become heart cells? Yes.

In January John Foy,MD and I (shown in photo below)  had an opportunity to visit the Institute for  Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine of the University of Washington School of Medicine in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. What we saw there has given me a new perspective on the convergence of genomics, robotics, …

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