Pittsburgh’s South Side incubator boasts huge success rate

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TribLIVE February 22, 2014 – Not every company spawned by so-called “business incubators” makes it. But four out of five have that were started by the Pittburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) during its 11 years. “Out of the 74 (company) investments we’ve made, 15 have failed, which is not lot of companies” said John Mazetti,… Read more »

Biotech CEO advancing Alzheimer’s disease treatment sees thaw in “nuclear winter” of funding

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MedCity News – January 8, 2013 Several companies have suffered setbacks with drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease, but one biotechnology entrepreneur believes his company’s approach offers hope to those with loved ones who have the neurodegenerative disease. The ability to learn and retain information depends on the brain’s ability to create new synapses and the… Read more »

Life science firms shine at tech awards

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March 29, 2012 6:43am By Erich Schwartzel / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Firms specializing in medical technology were the A-list attendees at this year’s Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 Awards Thursday night, with life science companies taking four of the evening’s nine prizes. Sean McDonald of Precision Therapeutics Inc., a cancer treatment technology firm on the South… Read more »