Massachusetts Institute of Technology

/R E P E A T -- MIT Senior Researcher, Yuming Liu, Joins Atmofizer as Scientific Advisor/

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Liu is a senior researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") and an expert in sound wave technology and water.

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  • Liu is a senior researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") and an expert in sound wave technology and water.
  • "Yuming will help to both develop our applications for clean air but also to begin our work on applying our technology to water purification."
  • The Atmofizer technology brings a fresh approach to purifying air and water," said Yuming Liu.
  • MIT News reported that the results of the study are preliminary, and based on limited data regarding the virus' physical properties.

Blueprint Medicines Elevates Two Talented Leaders to its Executive Team

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC) today announced two executive leadership changes highlighting the company's commitment to developing exceptional leaders.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC) today announced two executive leadership changes highlighting the company's commitment to developing exceptional leaders.
  • "I'm thrilled to announce the elevation of these two talented and dedicated Blueprint Medicines colleagues," said Jeff Albers, Chief Executive Officer, Blueprint Medicines.
  • Blueprint Medicines is a global precision therapy company that invents life-changing therapies for people with cancer and blood disorders.
  • Except as required by law, Blueprint Medicines explicitly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Former RSA Chief Technology Officer Zulfikar Ramzan Joins Aura as Chief Scientist

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BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aura, a leading provider of proactive, all-in-one digital security for consumers, today announced the appointment of Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan to chief scientist and CEO of Aura Labs.

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  • BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aura, a leading provider of proactive, all-in-one digital security for consumers, today announced the appointment of Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan to chief scientist and CEO of Aura Labs.
  • Ramzan joins Aura from RSA, where he served as chief technology officer and chief digital officer.
  • Ramzan joined RSA in 2015 as chief technology officer and for the past year has been RSA's chief digital officer.
  • Prior to his role with RSA, Ramzan served as chief technology officer of Elastica (acquired by Blue Coat), chief scientist of Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco), and chief scientist of Immunet (acquired by Sourcefire).Ramzan holds a PhD in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his doctoral advisor was Professor Ronald L. Rivest, co-founder of RSA Data Security.

METiS Therapeutics Appoints Hongming Chen, Sc.D., President and Head of Research & Development

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METiS Therapeutics today announced the appointment of Hongming Chen, Sc.D., as President and Head of Research & Development.

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  • METiS Therapeutics today announced the appointment of Hongming Chen, Sc.D., as President and Head of Research & Development.
  • Hongming is a proven biotech executive and successful entrepreneur and brings a wealth of experience in driving early-stage programs through development and into the clinic, said Chris Lai, CEO and Founder, METiS Therapeutics.
  • Prior to joining METiS, Dr. Chen served as Chief Scientific Officer at Kala Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company she helped found in 2010.
  • Prior to Kala, Dr. Hongming helped start and build TransForm Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2005.

MIT Senior Researcher, Yuming Liu, Joins Atmofizer as Scientific Advisor

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VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Atmofizer Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Atmofizer") (CSE: ATMO) (Frankfurt: J3K) is pleased to announce that Yuming Liu is joining the Company in the capacity of Scientific Advisor.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Atmofizer Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Atmofizer") (CSE: ATMO) (Frankfurt: J3K) is pleased to announce that Yuming Liu is joining the Company in the capacity of Scientific Advisor.
  • Liu is a senior researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") and an expert in sound wave technology and water.
  • "Yuming will help to both develop our applications for clean air but also to begin our work on applying our technology to water purification."
  • The Atmofizer technology brings a fresh approach to purifying air and water," said Yuming Liu.

Aidéo Technologies Expands Executive Team with Two Key New Hires

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:44pm

Sroka will lead the companys expanding data sciences team and will help lead the companys expansion of its capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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  • Sroka will lead the companys expanding data sciences team and will help lead the companys expansion of its capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • The vision and opportunity to scale at Aido Technologies captured my attention from the very beginning, Backhaus said.
  • Aido Technologies provides software automation tools using artificial intelligence and machine learning to the healthcare industry.
  • Established in 2009, Aido Technologies has development centers in West Palm Beach, Fla., Silicon Valley and Mumbai, India.

Vincent Roche to Succeed Ray Stata as Chair of Analog Devices in 2022

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:30pm

Analog Devices , Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed President and CEO Vincent Roche as Chair of the Board, effective as of the date of ADIs 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

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  • Analog Devices , Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed President and CEO Vincent Roche as Chair of the Board, effective as of the date of ADIs 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
  • Roche will succeed Ray Stata, who has served as Chair of the Board since 1973 and will become only the second Chair in ADIs history.
  • Stata will stand for reelection as a director at ADIs 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
  • ADI has grown exponentially over the five decades that Ray has served as Chair, and I am honored to be appointed as his successor, said Roche.

CorVista Health Appoints Charles R. Bridges as Chief Scientific Officer

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CorVista Health, Inc., a digital health company dedicated to improving cardiovascular disease diagnosis, announces the appointment of Charles R. Bridges, M.D., Sc.D., as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer.

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  • CorVista Health, Inc., a digital health company dedicated to improving cardiovascular disease diagnosis, announces the appointment of Charles R. Bridges, M.D., Sc.D., as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220118005335/en/
    Dr. Charles Bridges, Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President, CorVista Health.
  • His experience and vast clinical knowledge will be instrumental in getting our novel technology to market, said Don Crawford, President and Chief Executive Officer, CorVista Health.
  • I joined CorVista Health as I believe the CorVista System will be a revolutionary technology in aiding physicians to better diagnose cardiovascular disease, said Dr. Bridges.

Mantra Health Secures $22M Series A; Launches Program to Support Students with Long-Term Mental Healthcare Needs

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 2:18pm

Mantra Health has emerged as the preferred provider for universities/colleges given their collaborative and tailored approach to delivering quality mental health for young adults and their unique campus lives."

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  • Mantra Health has emerged as the preferred provider for universities/colleges given their collaborative and tailored approach to delivering quality mental health for young adults and their unique campus lives."
  • Additionally, Mantra is dedicating proceeds of this round to significantly scale the Mantra College Mental Health Provider Diversity Scholarship .
  • "There is an urgent demand to remove the barriers that exist for young adults to access evidence-basedand culturally competent mental health care," said Ed Gaussen, co-founder & CEO of Mantra Health.
  • What's more, 54% of students stated that Mantra's program helped them stay in school, at a time when mental health has been linked to the leading cause of drop-out.

Building and Structure Sciences Expert Timothy Tonyan, Ph.D. Joins Braun Intertec

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 12:00pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Braun Intertec is pleased to announce Timothy Tonyan, Ph.D. has joined the company as vice president for the building and structure sciences (BaSS) group.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Braun Intertec is pleased to announce Timothy Tonyan, Ph.D. has joined the company as vice president for the building and structure sciences (BaSS) group.
  • "I am pleased Tim is joining Braun Intertec to lead our building and structure sciences group," said CEO Jon Carlson.
  • "As a seasoned operations leader and forensics expert, he will play a pivotal role in developing day-to-day operational efficiencies and upholding Braun Intertec standards for technical excellence as we work to be the consultant of choice for our clients."
  • Prior to Braun Intertec, Tonyan served as a chief operations officer and a vice president of forensics at engineering, architecture, and materials science consulting firms based in the Chicago, Illinois area.