Research

Nanopath Secures $4M in Federal Grants to Advance Women’s Health Diagnostics

Nanopath, a point-of-care diagnostics company, has received $4 million in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding is intended to support the development of Nanopath’s diagnostic platform, which focuses on pelvic and gynecologic infections and diseases. The grants were awarded through the competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The total federal…

Novo Nordisk Foundation, Wellcome & Gates Foundation Commit $300M to Advance Global Health Equity

The Novo Nordisk Foundation, Wellcome, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have joined forces to advance global health equity. This partnership, announced at the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Global Science Summit in Denmark, involves a substantial commitment of $300 million over three years to support critical scientific research and development (R&D) aimed at addressing pressing global health challenges. The objective of this…

Gameto Announces New Data Demonstrating Clinical-Grade Manufacturing of In Vitro Maturation Solution Fertilo for Fertility Care

In a recent study, Gameto revealed promising findings regarding their investigational in vitro maturation (IVM) solution, Fertilo. Led by CEO and co-founder Dr. Dina Radenkovic, the biotech company showcased the intricate cellular engineering and manufacturing processes behind Fertilo. The novel solution contains engineered ovarian support cells (OSCs), aimed at maturing eggs outside the body. “This study is the first to demonstrate the…

Postpartum Pelvic Digital Health Solution MUTU System Demonstrates Significant Impact and Value in NHS Evaluation

An extensive evaluation conducted by Health Innovation Kent Surrey Sussex (part of the Health Innovation Network), in collaboration with MUTU Systems and Unity Insights, showed substantial impact of the MUTU System in addressing postpartum pelvic health symptoms within the NHS. Postpartum pelvic health remains an underserved area within women’s healthcare, with many women experiencing long-term conditions impacting their well-being. However, reluctance to…

BII & Science Journals Launch Translational Medicine Prize for Innovations in Women’s Health and Gender Medicine

The BioInnovation Institute (BII), an international non-profit foundation dedicated to incubating and accelerating world-class life science research, has unveiled the BII & Science Translational Medicine Prize for Innovations in Women’s Health and Gender Medicine. This new prize builds upon the success of the BII & Science Prize for Innovation, now in its third year. It aims to recognize and celebrate researchers globally…

New Large-Scale Retrospective Study Calls for Urgent Reassessment of Preeclampsia Diagnostics and Care

Preeclampsia is a condition that can pose serious health risks to pregnant women and their babies, characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver or kidneys. Despite significant advancements in maternal healthcare, accurately diagnosing and effectively managing preeclampsia remains a challenge. A recent comprehensive study published in “Pregnancy Hypertension” provides new insights into…

Cleveland Clinic Launches New Women’s Health Research Center

Cleveland Clinic has recently established the Women’s Comprehensive Health and Research Center, a facility dedicated to addressing the unique health needs of women during midlife and beyond. This initiative is designed to provide specialized care in four key areas: access, connectivity, education, and research and innovation, with the goal of empowering women to manage their health confidently. Maria Shriver, founder of The…

New Study by Origin Sheds Light on Alarming State of Pelvic Health Care in the U.S.

The 2024 Origin Pelvic Health Study has revealed concerning statistics regarding pelvic health among women aged 18 to 59, highlighting a widespread yet often overlooked issue affecting a significant portion of the population in the United States. According to the study, 75% of women surveyed reported experiencing multiple pelvic health issues within the past year, including bladder and bowel problems, as well…