The future of healthcare is precision medicine—with the potential to revolutionise healthcare and move from a one-size-fits-all approach to an individualised one, precision medicine is viewed as an emblem of a new age. 

LSIPR has discovered the top things you must consider when looking to protect your inventions in the US and/or Europe, plus one issue which matters wherever you are in the world.


Healthcare analytics compliance company Protenus raised $17 million in new funding, its leadership announced this week.

The Series C round was led by LTP, which focuses on investments in health IT and services companies. Also participating in the round were Kaiser Permanente Ventures, F-Prime Capital, Arthur Ventures, Lionbird and Providence Ventures.



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Through gene analysis, researchers have found different types of interferons in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) tissues and cells, such as skin and synovium. The analysis, which probed 2,000 gene expression datasets from SLE patients, specifically investigated modules of genes derived from the downstream interferon gene signature. It found enriched downstream interferon signatures that were predominately from IFNB1. These interferon signatures were higher when compared with the expression of downstream interferon signatures in kidneys with lupus nephritis, according to the study, published April 23 in Nature Communications Biology.1


Targeting Metabesity 2019, co-chaired by Kinexum Executive Chairman Zan Fleming and Stanford Professor Larry Steinman (a co-discoverer of Tysabri), will take place October 15-16, 2019, at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC, see

Emerging science over the past couple decades suggests that many chronic diseases of aging (including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer and the aging process itself) have common metabolic roots, and thus may be susceptible to common solutions. We believe we are at a similar stage to the cusp of the moonshot, or the human genome project, where the science is accumulating, but alignment of policy and socioeconomic factors may be needed, in order to enable and facilitate the translation of such science into material, accessible gains in public health.


Perhaps the report on China’s strategy for eclipsing the U.S. lead in biopharma from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) resonated so strongly with me because of several articles in The Wall Street Journal. Taken together, they present a sobering picture of what we’re up against.


EDA is encouraging its economic development partners to think of Opportunity Zone investment as a new arrow in their quiver to not only enhance ROI for business interests, but also to encourage the public/private partnerships needed to drive private investment to distressed areas.