09/19/12

Newsmaker Q&A: Kris Khalil, manager, New Orleans BioFund

September 19, 2012 - New Orleans CityBusiness Kris Khalil is venturing into relatively new territory with his recent assignment managing the $1.7 million New Orleans BioFund that will provide low-interest…


08/13/12

Biotech startup earns National Science Foundation grant for DNA ID kits

August 13, 2012 – New Orleans CityBusiness Local start-up InnoGenomics Technologies Inc. has been awarded a grant of up to $1 million from the National Science Foundation to complete a…


07/18/12

MiniVax Adds Dr. Bruce Beutler, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Medicine, as Scientific Advisor

July 18, 2012 - Market Watch MiniVax, Inc., a company specializing in the development of treatments for opportunistic fungal and bacterial infections, announced Dr. Bruce Beutler as the most recent…


07/01/12

Louisiana’s Emerging Bio Hub Ranks #10

July 01, 2012 - Business Facilities Louisiana is ranked #10 among emerging biotechnology hubs in a Business Facilities magazine report.


06/22/12

Coming Soon!

June 22, 2012 - New Orleans BioInnovation Center This summer the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC) is welcoming Honey Loaf, a contemporary sandwich lounge, to the city’s Medical District. Located…


06/21/12

New Orleans Now: An Economic Leap Forward

June 21, 2012 - Louisiana Economic Quarterly 2012 There’s a renaissance of economic innovation and progress sweeping through New Orleans. From new start-ups to digital innovators to the revival of…


06/20/12

Life sciences: All jazzed up

June 20, 2012 - Nature A key component of the BioDistrict is the 6,000-square-metre New Orleans BioInnovation Center, a non-profit life-sciences business incubator focused on university research and located on…


06/14/12

Commercial DNA Test Kit Takes Next Step

June 14, 2012 - WWLTV Dr. Sudhir Sinha, the president of Innogenomics Technologies, joined WWLTV in New Orleans on Thursday morning along with Darryl d’Aquin, President of CommTech for the…


06/08/12

Fertility Lab Under Construction in Napoleon Avenue

June 08, 2012 - New Orleans CityBusiness Medical Executive Partners, a tenant at NOBIC, to open the health center, which will include an in-vitro fertilization laboratory, an andrology laboratory and…


06/03/12

Tax credit program targets ‘angel’ investors

June 03, 2012 - The Advocate Angel investors in the state have a new state-funded incentive program to refund part of their investment through tax credits. The idea is the…