Jun. 21, 2017

Novopyxis – The first start-up identified by LEO Science & Tech Hub

LEO Pharma announces an investment in the biotechnology company Novopyxis to support the development of an early-stage drug delivery device designed to increase the penetration of topical treatments in the skin.

The hand-held aerosol device will be clinically tested on people with alopecia, where there is a high need for alternative treatment options to painful steroid injections. Alopecia is an autoimmune disease leading to hair loss from all or some parts of the body, usually the scalp.

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Dec. 2018 12 AID, HMI, and LEO Science & Tech Hub announce winners of Hacking Dermatology

Advancing Innovation in Dermatology (AID), Hacking Medicine Institute (HMi), and LEO Science & Tech Hub, the Boston-based R&D innovation unit of LEO Pharma, officially announce the final winners of Hacking Dermatology. Awardees include Lucid, a personalized and automated home patch testing solution, RxThat, an online prescription marketplace and management application, and MatchLab, a skin-image analysis […]

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Oct. 2018 24 LEO Science & Tech Hub Partners with Wearifi and Northwestern University to Develop Wearable Device for Dermatology Research

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LEO Science & Tech Hub, the Boston-based R&D innovation unit of LEO Pharma, announced today that they will partner with Wearifi Inc. and the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics at Northwestern University to investigate the clinical potential of next-generation wearable electronics in dermatology research. Wearifi designs and develops the world’s smallest, battery-free wearable device. The collaboration […]

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