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Ben Schiller - Fast Company
Several research groups are working on vaccines that don’t need such specific temperature windows, including Vaxess Technologies, in Boston. Founded by Harvard and MIT graduates in 2012, the startup extracts a protein from silk (fibroin) to stabilize vaccines even at very high temperatures (up to 113 degrees Fahrenheit). Once fully developed, the technology could help cut the cost of setting up and monitoring drug-delivery “cold chains,” particularly in last-mile situations where vaccines are most vulnerable to being compromised.
To complement that work, Vaxess is now working on a new vaccine-delivery system: a slow-release skin patch for polio and measles-rubella vaccines.
Max Stendahl - Boston Business Journal
A Cambridge biotech that graduated from the MassChallenge startup accelerator program has received a $3 million, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop its HIV diagnostic technology.
Aldatu Biosciences said Tuesday that it had received the grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, or NIAID. The grant program is designed for small businesses engaged in innovative research.
Julianna LeMieux - American Council on Science and Health
A company in Boston, MA, wants to change the way that vaccines are administered, and Bill and Melinda Gates are lending them a hand to make it a reality.
Vaxess Technologies, Inc. received two grants from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, totaling $6 million dollars, to fund their innovative work in vaccine stabilization and delivery technologies.
Hundreds of people from across the University and its surrounding communities attended the grand opening of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab in Allston last week.
In this podcast, we showcase exciting people, ideas, research, innovation, programs, and events from around Harvard making an impact in Allston and across Harvard’s campus. From cutting-edge scientific research to public school academic mentoring, there are amazing things happening in Allston every day.
In this episode, we talk about the new Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab.
Hannah Natanson, The Harvard Crimson
Harvard’s upper crust and high-profile poltiicans celebrated the official opening of the Harvard Life Lab, a new biotech research and enterprise facility in Allston, with speeches and a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon.
Jeanette Brown, Clear Admit
Harvard University this afternoon held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the much-anticipated opening of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, the most recent addition to a growing innovation corridor along Allston’s Western Avenue.
Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com
Harvard announced last month it was opening a new life sciences start-up lab in Allston named after Celtics co-owner and former Boston 2024 chairman Steve Pagliuca.
And on Thursday afternoon, the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab will officially open its doors.
Don Seiffert, Boston Business Journal
On Thursday, Harvard University will open a 15,000-square-foot life science lab in Allston named after Steve Pagliuca, and executive at Bain Capital and co-owner of the Boston Celtics.
Shirley Leung, The Boston Globe
You may have seen the boxy white building going up in Allston next to Harvard Business School. Well, that’s going to be called the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, and it will open in November, thanks to a multimillion-dollar donation from Steve and Judy Pagliuca. Both are alumni of Harvard Business School.
Jonah S. Lefkoe, The Harvard Crimson
The Harvard Life Lab, a new biotech research and enterprise facility in Allston, has selected 11 young companies to take up residence in advance of its November opening.
Gregory T. Huang, Xconomy
The gritty Boston neighborhood, across the Charles from Harvard University’s main campus, is the site of various construction projects aimed at building up an innovation epicenter over the next five to 10 years. Just don’t tell Jodi Goldstein about the Kendall comparison.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority voted unanimously on Thursday to approve Harvard’s plans for the Life Lab, a biotechnology research and entrepreneurial facility scheduled to open in Allston this fall.
Olivia Vanni, BostInno
Harvard has been focusing on expanding its Allston campus and the school just got the final green light from the Boston Redevelopment Authority to open its latest addition. Next fall, the university will be able to open the Harvard Life Lab, which will foster biotech- and life science-focused startups founded by members of the Crimson community.
Brigid O’Rourke, Harvard Gazette
Shared lab space will give Allston major boost among startup communities, attracting Harvard faculty, students, scholars, and alums