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PC Magazine Gives Authentium's SafeCentral Four Stars

With the simplicity and convenience of online banking, shopping, tax reporting, and stock trading, consumers are transmitting massive amounts of personal and financial information over the Internet, despite growing awareness of cybercrime and identity theft. Authentium, a Safeguard Scientifics technology partner company, is developing anti-malware and identity-protection software and services. The big boys are noticing. Google, Microsoft, and major financial…

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Life Sciences

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Presents at J.P. Morgan Investor Conference

Safeguard Scientifics’ partner company Avid Radiopharmaceuticals was invited to present its technology and growth strategy at the prestigious J.P. Morgan 28th Annual Healthcare Conference in San Francisco in mid-January. Avid founder and CEO Daniel M. Skovronsky, M.D., Ph.D. is leading the teams that are developing molecular imaging products to enable early diagnosis and prognosis of brain disorders, specifically Alzheimer’s and…

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Advanced BioHealing Profiled by Xconomy San Diego

Bruce Bigelow of Xconomy San Diego highlights Advanced BioHealing’s (ABH) commercial success with Dermagraft in his article. Bigelow details the success of Dermagraft and ABH’s management team, who cracked the medical reimbursement code to take an abandoned product and turn it into an $80 million business in just two years. ABH CEO Kevin Rakin articulates his strategic growth initiative which…

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