“Executives from startups funded by Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs gave short, fast-paced talks about a range of efforts: growing bone from stem cells, linking Alzheimer’s disease to bacterial infection, developing a patch to monitor the…» Continue Reading
Q&A with Dan Bell: How Bell Biosystems is creating the world’s first living MRI cell tracking technology.
Less than 3 years after becoming a Breakout Labs grantee, Bell Biosystems raised a $3 million Series A round toward the development of Magnelles that create magnetic nanoparticles for tracking implanted cells in real time using standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Just…» Continue Reading
As reported by Timothy Hay in today’s Venturewire, we’ve established a strategic relationship with BD to provide additional funding and networking opportunities for early-stage startups. Under the terms of the agreement, BD will periodically review Breakout…» Continue Reading
Breakout Labs portfolio company Pareto Biotechnologies was in the media spotlight this week. In the March 11 edition of Newsweek, author David Ferry spoke with a number of scientists who remain hopeful about the potential for synthetic biology,…» Continue Reading
“The Art of Detection” could be the theme for the three new companies just awarded funding by Breakout Labs… Two of the new recipients announced today are Bay Area companies that have developed lab methods…» Continue Reading