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Fractyl Labs, working to cure diabetes, moves to Lexington

Published for The Lexington Minuteman Aug. 27. With Lexington’s Hartwell Avenue corridor a haven for technology companies, Harith Rajagopalanit decided it only made sense for him to move his biomedical company, Fractyl Laboratories, there. “There’s a really vibrant life sciences sector in Lexington, and Hartwell Avenue has a number of different companies,” said Rajagopalan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Fractyl. Fractyl Laboratories, formerly a Waltham-based company, is working to develop a cure to hyperglycemia or type-2 diabetes. The disease causes the body to not process blood sugars correctly, causing… Read more Fractyl Labs, working to cure diabetes, moves to Lexington

Lexington firm Quanterix to present at biotech investors conference in San Francisco

Published for The Lexington Minuteman on Sept. 11. Staff members from the Lexington-based biotechnology firm Quanterix will present at a national conference of technology investors in October. “There’s an opportunity here to transform the way healthcare can be practiced,” said Kevin Hrusovsky, Quanterix’s chief executive officer. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization holds set events designed to bring together investors in the biotechnology industry and the companies developing new technologies each year. Quanterix was awarded free entry to a conference called “The Buzz of BIO” on Oct. 18 and 19 in San… Read more Lexington firm Quanterix to present at biotech investors conference in San Francisco