At this year’s meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington D.C., Longevity Biotech will be presenting results from their collaboration with Howard Gendelman‘s laboratory at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Longevity is…» Continue Reading
We funded the natural language processing company Skyphrase in April 2013. Yahoo! acquired the company in December 2013, before Skyphrase could complete the project for which Breakout Labs funding was given. This preprint summarizes the work Skyphrase began with…» Continue Reading
Lost in Translation: How Can Science Have an Impact on Society Without Entrepreneurs Carrying Ideas Into the Marketplace?
Of the so-called academic pursuits, scientific research is disproportionately well funded. Grants for biomedical research easily value in the millions of dollars; the same cannot be said of grants to art historians or archaeologists. The reason…» Continue Reading
As reported in today’s Wall Street Journal, Dolby Family Ventures is placing some exciting bets on early-stage treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, alongside Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt and (of course!) Breakout Labs. Breakout Labs portfolio company Cortexyme received a $500,000…» Continue Reading