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  1. January 19

    Babson Diagnostics Grows Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires

    Healthtech firm prepares for commercial launch of disruptive blood-testing ecosystem.

  2. November 12

    Raising Diabetes Awareness Starts with Testing

    With November being National Diabetes Month, it’s a good time to take stock of the toll this disease takes on our country.

  3. October 15

    Pharmacies and the Future of Healthcare

    Use of COVID-19 testing and vaccination services at community pharmacies demonstrates they can play a bigger role in care delivery.

  4. July 27 2021

    Babson Diagnostics Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Two Appointments

    Babson brings in top talent from the largest and most respected retail and healthcare services organizations in the country.

  5. June 29 2021

    Babson Diagnostics Raises $31 Million in Series B Funding to Drive Retailization of Customer-First, Convenient, and Highly Accessible Diagnostic Blood Testing

    The Series B fundraise will accelerate the commercialization of Babson’s disruptive technology that will make routine blood testing easier, more accessible, and less invasive.

  6. May 04 2021

    Time for Innovation in Blood Testing Technology

    We live in a just-in-time world. We only need to pick up our smartphones and within moments we order a car to drive us home. Or book a reservation at a hotel or restaurant. Or have dinner delivered after a long day of work. I could go on and on.

  7. Mar. 09 2021

    Babson Diagnostics Named Fierce MedTech "Fierce 15" Company

    Babson Diagnostics (Babson), a transformative medical technology company improving customer access to diagnostic blood testing, was named one of Fierce Medtech’s elite “Fierce 15.” The honor recognizes Babson as one of the most promising private companies in the global healthcare industry.

  8. Jan. 25 2021

    Babson Diagnostics First to Conduct Full Blood Panel Testing from a Finger Sample in a Retail Setting

    According to the CDC, 70% of today’s medical decisions depend on laboratory test results, and over 14 billion laboratory tests are ordered annually—but primary care clinicians indicate up to 30% of prescribed diagnostic tests are not filled by patients.

  9. Oct. 27 2020

    2020 Austin Inno on Fire Awards - Babson Diagnostics Named as Startup Heating up Austin Tech

    Inno recognizes people and companies that have had a banner year — often based on new funding, recent product launches, big hires, and of course, innovative approaches to addressing the pandemic.

  10. Sept. 24 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Appoints Former Siemens Healthineers Executive to CEO

    Babson Diagnostics (Babson), a transformative medical technology company, has appointed David Stein, Ph.D., former head of global strategy and innovation at Siemens Healthineers, to chief executive officer. Eric Olson, Babson’s founder and former CEO, will assume the roles of chairman of the board and chief operating officer...

  11. Sept. 24 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Closes $13.7 Million Series A to Democratize Diagnostic Blood Testing

    Babson Diagnostics (Babson), a transformative medical technology company, announced today it closed $13.7 million in cumulative Series A funding, led by Siemens Healthineers, Prism Ventures, Genesis Merchant Capital, and Lago Consulting Group. Originally incubated at Siemens Healthineers and developed in partnership with Becton Dickinson, Babson’s disruptive technology is designed to analyze capillary blood samples using ...

  12. Jun. 25 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Test

    Babson Diagnostics (Babson), a transformative diagnostic blood testing company, announced today that its SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test, Babson Diagnostics aC19G1, has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Babson Diagnostics aC19G1 is a COVID-19 serology test that enables the qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 with 100% sensitivity and 100% specificity. The test is designed to aid in identifying individuals with an adaptive immune response to SARS-CoV-2, indicating recent or prior COVID-19 infection...

  13. May 20 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Enters Collaborative Research Agreement with Dell Medical School to Study Immune Response to COVID-19

    Babson Diagnostics (Babson), a transformative diagnostic blood testing company, announced today it has entered into a collaborative research agreement with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin (Dell Med) to study the immune response to COVID-19. The announcement follows the recent launch of Babson’s IgG serology test, which yielded 93.2 percent sensitivity and 100.0 percent specificity in its clinical performance evaluation and has...

  14. Apr. 30 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Launches COVID-19 Serology Test for IgG Antibodies with 100% Specificity in Austin

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., announced today it has launched its first COVID-19 serology test to detect IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in the bloodstream through a select network of retail and clinical partners in Austin, Texas. Clinical performance evaluation for Babson’s IgG assay resulted in 93.2 percent sensitivity and 100.0 percent specificity....

  15. Apr. 15 2020

    Babson Diagnostics to Offer High-Throughput COVID-19 Serology Testing in Austin, Texas

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., announced today it will launch a COVID-19 serology testing service. COVID-19 serology testing is used to detect the presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in the bloodstream, which makes it the preferred method for evaluating whether a person has had a SARS-CoV-2 infection in the past...

  16. Mar. 11 2020

    Babson Diagnostics Bolsters Board of Directors with Three Diagnostics Industry Experts

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., announced today that it has expanded its board of directors to include diagnostics industry leaders David Stein (Director), Dennis Gilbert (Director), and Dave Hickey (Observer). The additions reinforce Babson’s origins within and connections to some of the world’s leading diagnostics companies and emphasize the company’s dedication to leading through science...

  17. Feb. 12 2020

    BD, Babson Diagnostics Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement to Enable Small-Volume Blood Collection for Diagnostic Testing in Retail Settings

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company and Babson Diagnostics, a transformative diagnostic blood testing company, today announced a long-term strategic partnership agreement to bring laboratory-quality, small-volume blood collection to retail pharmacies...

  18. Jul. 30 2019

    Babson Diagnostics announces its Scientific Advisory Board

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., has established its Scientific Advisory Board. Drs. Alan Wu, Susan A. Evans, and Robert H. Christenson will join the Babson team as scientific advisors. These three celebrated scientists will contribute their experience and expertise to guide Babson Diagnostics...

  19. May 23 2019

    Babson Diagnostics wins Austin A‑List Award

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., was named a winner at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Austin A-List Awards, “Austin’s premiere honor for homegrown companies.” The A-List honors 24 local companies in various stages of growth that demonstrate cutting-edge innovation, achievable goals, sustainable practices, scalability, and leadership...

  20. May 14 2019

    Babson Diagnostics welcomes Mini Kahlon to its Board of Directors

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., welcomed Mini Kahlon as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Regarding her commitment to Babson’s success, Mini expressed, “I believe the space Babson is moving into has significant potential to move the cost and experience curves, and is essential to the vision of delivering healthcare...

  21. Mar. 11 2019

    Babson Diagnostics featured in Capital City Innovation Annual Report

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., was featured today in Capital City Innovation's 2018 Annual Review. Capital City Innovation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on cultivating collaboration and growth in Austin's Innovation District, the thriving downtown area that includes UT Austin and Dell Seton Medical Center...

  22. Oct. 19 2018

    Babson Diagnostics secures $3.5 million in Series A financing from Prism Ventures

    Babson Diagnostics, Inc., a healthcare technology company focused on moving laboratory testing to the pharmacy counter, secured $3.5 million in Series A financing on October 4 from Prism Ventures, a New York-based advisory and investment firm specializing in life sciences...

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