VBHRC Accepting Applications for Brain Research Funding

September 24, 2015

RICHMOND, VA  -- The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC) today announced that it is accepting applications/letters of interests (LOIs) for round five of grants to fund the development of new approaches to addressing brain disorders.  Deadline is 10/21/15.

CaseNEX and Longleaf Solutions Join Forces Supported by New Investment from LLR Partners

Business Wire
September 12, 2015


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Cell Surface Discovery May Lead to Major Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

UVa Today
September 11, 2015

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a new strategy for attacking cancer cells that could fundamentally alter the way doctors treat and prevent the deadly disease.

Former White House CIO, Carlos Solari, Joins Mission Secure as CIO

Mission Secure demonstrating cyber defenses on Capitol Hill Sept. 10th
Mission Secure, Inc.
September 2, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – September 2, 2015 – Mission Secure Inc. (MSi), a cyber physical system defense company announced today former White House CIO, Carlos Solari, joined the company as Chief Information Officer responsible for cyber defense.

Mission Secure, Inc. Announces Honor Guiney Joins as Chief Operating Officer

Mark Baggett also Joins Company as VP of Industrial Control Systems
Mission Secure, Inc.
August 17, 2015

Charlottesville, VA – August 17, 2015 – Mission Secure Inc. (MSi), a cyber physical system defense company announced today Honor Guiney joined the company as Chief Operating Officer for implementation, sales and marketing.

CIT GAP Funds Invests in TypeZero Technologies

PR Web
June 25, 2015

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in TypeZero Technologies, LLC, an early-stage medical technology company with a proprietary intelligent control system that improves the safety, outcomes and quality of life for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

Three High-Profile Executives join U.Va. Licensing & Ventures Group Board of Directors

U.Va. Licensing & Ventures Group
June 5, 2015

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) is pleased to announce the addition of three high-profile executives and two additional high-level University administrators to its board of directors. Ron Newbold, Peter Barris, Michael Lenox, Phillip A. Parrish and Richard P.

Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System

U.Va. Today
June 1, 2015

In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.

Rivanna Medical has Received FDA Clearance for Accuro™

Business Wire
June 1, 2015

Rivanna Medical announced today that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market Accuro™, a handheld and untethered smart phone-sized device that is designed to guide a clinician using a needle or probe to a target within the human anatomy. “Because there are numerous clinical uses for Accuro™, we believe it is a disruptive, game-changing device platform technology.”

In Memoriam: Thomas C. MacAvoy

Daily Progress Obituary
May 31, 2015

Thomas C. MacAvoy of Charlottesville, Va., died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.