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Video highlights from the Techonomy Bio 2015 conference

posted on April 22nd, 2015

“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…

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The Bell Biosystems team celebrates the shipment of their first Magnelle Cell Tracking Kit to Cedars-Sinai.

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Q&A with Dan Bell: How Bell Biosystems is creating the world’s first living MRI cell tracking technology.

posted on April 13th, 2015

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…

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L to R: Lindy Fishburne, AI from BD,  Ajay and Mara from Cytovale

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Breakout Labs and Becton Dickinson partner to fund and support biomedical startups

posted on April 6th, 2015

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…

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Pareto Biotechnologies spotlighted in Newsweek feature story on synthetic biology

posted on March 13th, 2015

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,…

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Breakout Labs is proud to introduce our newest grantees: Neumitra, Ion Dx and E3XBio

posted on February 10th, 2015

“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…

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