life sciences

ReCode Therapeutics Appoints New Member to Board of Director

by | Dec 2, 2022

Dallas-based life science company ReCode Therapeutics has appointed Patricia “Trisha” Millican to its board of directors, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in the life science industry.

ReCode Therapeutics is a genetic medicines company using superior delivery to power the next wave of mRNA and gene correction therapeutics....

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Form Bio Spins Out of Colossal Bioscience to Offer Scientists the ‘Missing Piece’
by | Sep 27, 2022
Dallas-based Colossal Biosciences, the de-extinction company behind plans to bring back the woolly mammoth and thylacine, developed its own software solution "after reviewing everything available on the market." Now it's sharing the platform with the launch of Form Bio.

The spinout's technology tools can help drive the “entire molecular revolution” that is occurring in the life sciences and biotech space, in addition to bolstering the Lone Star state as a hub for the industry, says Chief Strategy Officer Claire Aldridge.
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Capital Factory Opening Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas
by | May 5, 2022
The Austin-based accelerator and investor plans to launch its Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas by end of 2023. Its goal: connecting startups locally and across the state with each other, as well as other corporate and research players in the space.

“We're in the business of erasing boundaries in Texas—full stop,” President and Co-Founder Bryan Chambers told Dallas Innovates.
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The Techstar team briefed the Fort Worth City Council on the new accelerator program Tuesday. [Courtesy photo]
Public-Private Partners Bring Global Investment Platform Techstars to Fort Worth, Name Managing Director
by | Feb 22, 2022
Trey Bowles, a longtime startup champion in DFW, will helm Fort Worth's Techstars physical therapy-focused accelerator.  "It's a big win for the region," Bowles says. "Customers and capital are the things that help startups grow." 

Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth is the first accelerator for Techstars in North Texas—and the "first true accelerator in Fort Worth," says HSC's Cameron Cushman, a key player in attracting the program.
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Signature Biologics Expands Its Irving Footprint With a New Manufacturing and R&D Headquarters

by | Aug 25, 2021
There, Signature Biologics will manufacture perinatal-derived products that improve the body's natural healing processes in wound, musculoskeletal, and pain management applications.
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Renovations Begin for BioLabs’ December Opening at Pegasus Park
by | Aug 10, 2021
A mid-December opening is planned for BioLabs' first central U.S. location in Dallas. Inside the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park, BioLabs will serve as the key operator of the biotech laboratory and 37,000-square-foot flexible life science coworking facility.
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LaunchBio Partners With DLA Piper to Accelerate North Texas as a Hub for Life Science Startups
by | Feb 10, 2021
The agreement will involve the two companies providing educational programs and connections for scientist entrepreneurs located at the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park.
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TechFW’s ThinkLab Startup Accelerator Will Expand to Dallas in Partnership with Pegasus Park Next Month
by | Dec 8, 2020
Dallas life science startups are invited to apply to ThinkLab's winter cohort, which will begin in late January 2021.
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Health Wildcatters Co-Founder and CEO Hubert Zajicek To Receive 2020 Dennis K. Stone Award

by | Oct 27, 2020
The Dallas-based leader will receive the award from BionorthTX for his contributions to the field of life sciences.
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Caris Life Sciences Raises $310M to Continue Rapidly Growing in the Precision Medicine Market
by | Oct 27, 2020
The growth capital will allow Caris to advance its position as a leading tumor profiling company that aims to reinvent cancer care.
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Pegasus Park: 23-Acre Project Can Boost Biotech, Social Impact, and Corporate Innovation in Dallas
by | Oct 7, 2020
J. Small Investments and Lyda Hill Philanthropies are teaming up to turn a former oil and gas industry campus into a center for innovation and social impact.
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Here’s How Linesight’s New Dallas Office is Using Tech to Accelerate Construction Speed to Market
by | Aug 27, 2020
Dublin-based Linesight is bullish on Dallas-Fort Worth, which ranks as the second-busiest construction market and second highest data center leasing market in the U.S.
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DI People: Jacobs, Caris Life Sciences, Infogroup, and One Network Enterprises Make Leadership Moves

by | Feb 11, 2020
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from AspireHR, Rent-A-Center, Jones|Carter, and Kane Russell Coleman Logan.
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The (Alcon) Family Tree: How One Company Seeded a DFW Life Science Legacy
by | Jan 21, 2020
Alcon gave rise to a startup ecosystem in North Texas that is spreading into all parts of how drugs, medical devices, and more are created.
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Survey Seeks to Gauge DFW’s Interest in the Life Sciences Sector
by | Dec 19, 2019
Anyone interested in the life sciences sector in Dallas-Fort Worth still has time to take BioLabs' survey to evaluate what might come next for local science startups.
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BionorthTX Names Pharma Entrepreneur, Investor, and Philanthropist as Stone Award Recipient
by | Sep 9, 2019
Among the contributions of recipient Paul Dorman, the chairman and CEO of DFB Pharmaceuticals, is paying for the first-year tuition of the entire inaugural class of M.D. students at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth.
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