Arising on Day 2 of MedCity INVEST Precision Drugs


The MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine healthcare convention on December Sep 11 attracts healthcare and life science executives and buyers as we highlight progress within the growth of diagnostics, scientific trial innovation, AI in drug growth, and reimbursement fashions for cell and gene remedy.

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Right here’s what’s occurring on Day 2 of the convention:

10am-11:30am ET Well being IT observe of the startup pitch competitors Pitch Excellent

Every startup may have 4 minutes to current their corporations and 6 minutes to reply questions from judges.

Backdrop Health, Inc. has created novel machine-learning and AI software program that maximizes the worth of digital medical information, enabling a brand new degree of precision predictive medication. Backdrop’s answer radically extends the established idea of comorbidity (the prevalence of multiple situation in a affected person at a time, reminiscent of weight problems and diabetes). Given any physique of medical information our software program creates the backdrop for these information. A backdrop is a wealthy and complete information graph that captures the connection of each scientific and demographic issue to each different issue. Querying the backdrop can deliver huge advantages to scientific trials of recent medicine, making it simpler for pharmaceutical corporations to deliver new therapies to market, and to all points of personalised medication, enabling well being care suppliers to preemptively determine well being points and enhance affected person outcomes. Backdrop Well being was launched in 2020 to commercialize this mature expertise developed over 4 years at The College of Utah.

CEO: Jerry Rudisin

Headquarters: Salt Lake Metropolis, UT

Destroke is a digital well being firm growing a cellular app for automated scientific stroke detection.  This app makes use of speech, face, and movement recognition applied sciences to detect the indicators of stroke, primarily based on the validated NIH stroke scale, and might report these findings to sufferers, family members, telestroke suppliers, healthcare suppliers, and EMS.  This app is meant for use by these in danger for stroke, reminiscent of sufferers who’ve had a stroke or these with cardiovascular threat elements, in addition to healthcare suppliers who might not have experience in stroke detection.

CEO: Evan Noch, MD

Headquarters: New York, NY

DrugViu’s digital platform makes medical analysis extra inclusive and accessible by making it simple for various individuals dwelling with autoimmune illnesses to contribute their scientific grade knowledge to analysis and take part in scientific analysis.

CEO: Kwaku Owusu

Headquarters: New York, NY

Parallel Profile is on a mission to save lots of lives and billions in wasted healthcare spending by stopping hostile drug reactions.

CEO: Cathy Cather

Headquarters: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Siris Medical

As a result of oncology is so advanced, therapies are extremely patient-specific, and outcomes are closely depending on clinician experience and expertise. This complexity is much more difficult for healthcare payers, which have restricted scientific info to guage worth for remedy authorization. These challenges may cause remedy delays and subpar care. Siris Medical’s AI-driven decision-support software program solves these challenges concurrently by offering high-quality care insights for clinicians, whereas automating prior authorization, leveraging a large, skilled library of over 25,000 affected person therapies built-in into scientific workflow.

CEO: Colin Carpenter, PhD

Headquarters: Burlingame, CA and Boston, MA


Siddarth Sridhar is a company growth affiliate with Centene’s international M&A gaggle.

Aron Starosta is VP of Commercialization and New Ventures, College Metropolis Science Middle.

1-2PM ET Interoperability Progress Report
How far have we progressed with sharing affected person medical information? Affected person knowledge is vital in unlocking riddles of medical science however interoperability is important to facilitate this. What corporations are making an impression on a regional and nationwide scale? What milestones are on the horizon? What obstacles proceed to vex additional development? How can we make medical information extra accessible to sufferers?

Moderator: Elise Reuter, Senior Reporter, MedCity Information
Audio system:
Kevin Chaney, Senior Program Supervisor, Workplace of the Nationwide Coordinator for Well being IT
Ida Sim, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Drugs, College of California, San Francisco
Niko Skievaski, Co-Founder and President, Redox

4–5 PM ET
Enterprise Cafe Digital Session: What It Takes To Construct A Profitable, Regional BioInnovation Hub
Philadelphia is one in all many cities searching for to assist the continued progress of cell and gene remedy and linked well being industries. What do cities must do to deal with schooling, coaching and different must assist these sectors? This session can be held as a part of Enterprise Cafe Philadelphia.

sponsored by IBX

Moderator: Michelle Histand, Director of Innovation, Independence Blue Cross
Audio system:
Lisa Dalton, CPO, Spark Therapeutics
Audrey Greenberg, Co-Founder, The Discovery Labs
Tiffany Wilson, President & CEO, College Metropolis Science Middle

5PM Enterprise Café Philadelphia Networking Occasion
Be part of MedCity Information at Venture Café Philadelphia powered by the College Metropolis Science Middle.

Photograph: Getty Pictures


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