SOPHiA GENETICS Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

BOSTON and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 2, 2021 — SOPHiA GENETICS SA, the creator of a global data pooling and knowledge sharing platform that advances data-driven medicine, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares. The number of …

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How Alan Turing’s work revolutionized medical research

Sometimes referred to as the father of modern computing, Alan Turing planted the roots of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The British mathematician deciphered cryptic messages during World War II, helping the Allies win. Yet, he was considered a criminal for his homosexuality. And because much of his work was classified, he did not receive …

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A new RNA startup looks to reimagine heart treatments, with eyes set on Entresto

When Samir Ounzian left London a decade ago to study a little-understood branch of the genome at a Swiss lab, he wasn’t sure what he would find. Known as long-non-coding RNA, these sections were translated into looping rings of RNA — hence the name — but didn’t actually translate into proteins, and no one was …

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Haya Therapeutics shouts ‘hiya!’ as it emerges from stealth with seed funding

Swiss precision medicine biotech Haya Therapeutics is coming out of stealth today with nearly $20 million, or CHF 18 million, in seed funding to boost its anti-fibrotic therapies.   The preclinical startup’s seed round was led by Broadview Ventures and included participation from Apollo Health Ventures, BERNINA BioInvest, 4See Ventures, Schroder Adveq and Viva BioInnovator.   READ MORE