05/24/21

Innovating Louisiana Biotech: What It Took, What It Takes

Installment III The people of Louisiana are no strangers to struggle—and their resilience is precisely what the biotechnology industry needs now more than ever. Dr. Trivia Frazier (of Obatala Sciences)…


05/24/21

Where There’s Change, There’s Challenge

Installment II Ushering in a new era of biotechnology is no small feat. Both Dr. Trivia Frazier (of Obatala Sciences) and Dr. Sunyoung Kim (of Chosen Diagnostics) have dealt with…


05/24/21

How the Leaders of Obatala Sciences and Chosen Diagnostics Are Shaping the Future of Biotechnology in Louisiana

Installment I In parsing through today’s landscape of American biotechnology, the concentrations of development are visibly bicoastal. From Seattle to San Francisco, over to Boston and New York, the industry…


09/28/20

LSU HSCNO Spin-Out Awarded $1.9M in STTR Fast Track Funding

NIH STTR GRANT TO FAST TRACK NEW CLASS OF PAIN RELIEVER WITHOUT ADDICTION OR TOXICITY New Orleans, LA – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National…


09/09/20

PRESS RELEASE: ReactWell Receives U.S. Department of Energy Funding

Louisiana Company Receives U.S. Department of Energy Funding LTTO Client Secures Award to Advance an Integrated Carbon Dioxide Capture and Conversion to Ethanol Technology A Louisiana Technology Transfer Office (LTTO)…


08/02/19

An Interview with Dr. Lowry Curley, Co-Founder and CEO of AxoSim

Xiomara Jefferson, an aspiring young scientist, recently sat down to speak with Dr. Lowry Curley, co-founder and CEO of AxoSim.       Dr. Curley co-founded AxoSim in 2014 after…


07/15/19

Meet the Team: Xiomara Jefferson

Meet the New Orleans BioInnovation Center's YouthForce Intern, Xiomara The New Orleans BioInnovation Center has partnered with YouthForce NOLA, a program dedicated to preparing New Orleans public school students for…


01/17/19

BARDA Announces Interagency Group to Battle Opioid Epidemic

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is leading an interagency group to develop a wearable device to detect, and possibly treat, an opioid overdose.  This group, Technology Innovation…


11/18/18

Gremillion Technologies Wins BioChallenge and BioFund Prizes

Local physician and entrepreneur Grayson Gremillion presented his company at the 7th annual BioChallenge pitch competition at the Joy Theater on November 14, and was selected as the winner of…


11/16/18

Innovation Louisiana 2018 was a Resounding Success

The 2018 edition of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center’s annual conference, Innovation Louisiana, featured speakers from Pfizer, Janssen, Enplas, the USPTO, NCI, NCATS, Harvard University, and many more, including Governor…