Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of December 3, 2018

 

Cancer DNA binds to gold. That could lead to new cancer blood test

This is a truly amazing research article that provides insight into things to come! I spoke with several leading researchers on this topic and they agreed that the process/results make sense and if the results holds up – its a big deal.

https://www.livescience.com/64234-cancer-dna-gold-new-test.html

 

Liquid biopsy detects epigenetic signature common to all cancers

https://www.genengnews.com/news/liquid-biopsy-detects-epigenetic-signature-common-to-all-cancers/

 

Epigenetic map may pave way for new therapeutic solutions to hearing loss

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-12-epigenetic-pave-therapeutic-solutions-loss.html

 

Researchers find evidence of epigenetics in single-cell organisms

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20181205/Researchers-find-evidence-of-epigenetics-in-single-celled-archaea.aspx

 

Natural selection in the womb: can this explain adulthood health problems?

https://www.healtheuropa.eu/adulthood-health-problems/89265/

 

Epigenetic insights on nutrition, hormones and eating behavior

https://www.whatisepigenetics.com/epigenetic-insights-on-nutrition-hormones-and-eating-behavior/

 

Genomics for cryptocurrency startup Nebula Genomics lands $4.3M

https://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/genomics-cryptocurrency-startup-nebula-genomics-lands-43m

 

Insurtech Lemonade has a pop at Europe

https://www.bankingtech.com/2018/12/insurtech-lemonade-has-a-pop-at-europe/

 

Commercial insurtech is like an exclusive club – and Google and Amazon aren’t invited

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/04/commercial-insurtech-is-like-an-exclusive-club-and-google-and-amazon-arent-invited/

 

10 insurtech predictions for 2019

https://www.dig-in.com/list/10-insurtech-predictions-for-2019-xl-innovate

 

Biggest changes for insurtech for 2019

http://www.digitaljournal.com/business/biggest-changes-for-insurtech-for-2019/article/538293

 

How does EverQuote make money?

https://vator.tv/news/2018-12-07-how-does-everquote-make-money

 

A finance veteran is betting $50 million on a life insurtech in Singapore

https://www.businessinsider.com/finance-veteran-betting-50-million-life-insurtech-singapore-2018-12

 

Allianz Life Ventures partners with St. Louis-based insurtech venture fund

https://www.dig-in.com/news/allianz-life-ventures-partners-with-insurtech-venture-fun