2024 Day on the Hill

On Tuesday, February 27, Life Science Tennessee members, students, researchers, and executives from across the state and country will come together in Nashville this February to advocate on behalf of life sciences. During our Day on the Hill, our members and stakeholders will meet with Tennessee state lawmakers to discuss how we can better support [...]

2023-12-01T10:14:21-06:00November 17th, 2023|Events, General|

New Member Spotlight: General Graphene

Tell us about General Graphene Corporation. General Graphene Corporation is a pure-play CVD graphene foundry based in Knoxville TN specializing in industrial-scale mass production. Graphene is a material that lies at the intersection of biology and technology, and we are committed to collaborating with partners in the biotechnology industry to assist in the development of novel [...]

2023-09-06T08:55:54-06:00September 6th, 2023|General, News|

Nashville Biosciences Creates The Alliance for Genomic Discovery

Nashville Biosciences (NB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has announced a partnership with five major pharmaceutical companies to form the Alliance for Genomic Discovery.  BioTN and Life Science Tennessee applaud this momentous transaction and its promise to change the future of medicine and, specifically, Tennessee’s direct involvement in the creation of [...]

2023-07-20T15:07:13-06:00July 19th, 2023|General, News|

Knoxville Named One of the Top Emerging Markets for Life Science Researchers

Knoxville Total 2022 NIH funding: $11M  In Knoxville, Tennessee, the NIH’s 2022 funding primarily went to the University of Tennessee, CBRE reported, and the city touts 1,530 life sciences researchers. Knoxville’s biotech industry is supported by Life Science Tennessee, a nonprofit organization with a member network of over 130 companies, including biotechs, venture capitalist firms, academic institutions [...]

2023-07-26T14:35:04-06:00July 12th, 2023|General, News|

Take Action Against H.B. 264

Sample Letter/Email  Use the letter below as a starting place and for talking points, but it’s always best to write in your own voice and style when possible.   SUBJECT: Please vote NO on HB 264 Your Name Your Contact Information (including your county and/or district)   Dear Representative _________, I am a registered Tennessee [...]

2023-03-06T15:28:19-06:00March 6th, 2023|General|

Life Science Policy & Advocacy Update

WATCH: The Policy & Advocacy Update on November 29 featured seasoned EBG policy professionals highlighting recent developments at multiple levels of government policy. Life Science Tennessee members joined us in-person and online as we covered important membership updates as well as our annual board vote.  Featuring: Rep. John Ray Clemmons, Philo Hill, Machelle Shields, and [...]

2022-12-27T11:32:52-06:00November 15th, 2022|General, News|

New Member Spotlight: Helix Biotech, Inc.

Knoxville-based Helix Biotech, Inc. joins Life Science Tennessee's membership. We sat down with Helix's founder, Graham Taylor to learn more about the company:   Tell us about Helix Biotech.  Helix Biotech is a Customer and Quality focused Pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) specializing in Lipid Nanoparticles, Liposomes, and Hybrid Nanoparticles. Helix Biotech performs [...]

2022-11-01T08:55:42-06:00November 1st, 2022|General, News|

New Member Spotlight: VoluMetrix

Tell us about VoluMetrix. VoluMetrix is a Nashville-based company developing products leveraging non-invasive venous waveform analysis. We are currently developing our first product, NIVAHF, a device designed to provide a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure equivalent for patients with heart failure. There is a tremendous amount of information embedded in the venous waveform that can provide key parameters [...]

2022-10-04T09:51:49-06:00October 4th, 2022|General|