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GlaxoSmithKline and Google to develop bioelectronic medicines

01-Aug-2016

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Glaxo and Verily Life Sciences LLC, formerly Google Life Sciences, create Galvani Bioelectronics with $714 million budget.

Many biological processes are controlled by electrical signals transmitted from the nervous system to the body’s organs.

Distortions of signaling pathways involved in long-term diseases including diabetes, asthma and arthritis.

Treatments would work by attaching miniature electronic devices to individual nerves.

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Company developing life changing neuromodulation therapies for patients with chronic disease.

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