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DioGenix: CEO Offers Tips on Pursuing the Right Product and Investors

DioGenix, in Gaithersburg, Md., was founded in 2009 after CEO Larry Tiffany and his senior management team saw a clear clinical need: monitoring disease progression of multiple sclerosis (MS). Tiffany has an extensive background in biotech, as an IP attorney, and as a senior executive at small and mid-size biotech companies. Before DioGenix, he was senior vice president and general manager of genomics for another genomics research company, Gene Logic.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on February 19, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
O'Brien: Finding Startup Success as a Physician-Inventor Far From Healthcare Hotspots

Dr. Todd O’Brien has additional challenges beyond those encountered by most startup life science CEOs. The 48-year-old podiatrist still sees patients even while developing his latest innovation: an electronic tuning fork for measuring diabetes-related nerve damage in people’s feet. He's also building his company in Orono, Maine - far from any major healthcare hub.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on February 19, 2013
Category:  Growth 
Medivo: Finding the Right Investors and Customers is Key to Business Success

Three years ago, Jason Bhan, MD, a family practitioner, went into business with a cousin—Sundeep Bhan, a serial entrepreneur—and a friend, Destry Sulkes, also an MD.  The three healthcare entrepreneurs founded Medivo, which developed tools to track symptoms, explain lab results, and provide personalized health information.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on February 12, 2013
Category:  Execution  Creation 
TVAX: Cancer Researcher-Turned-Startup Founder Takes DIY Approach

It’s a cancer immunologist’s dream to discover a safe and effective way to coax the body’s own immune system into waging war against invading cancer cells. Building a startup company around that finding, though, is definitely not every scientist’s forte. For Gary W. Wood, making the leap from laboratory to C-suite seemed like the next logical step.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on February 12, 2013
Category:  Growth 
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