UK researchers build entry capsule for space
The University of Kentucky made space history with a recent space capsule experiment. A team of university students and scientists built an entry capsule that could transit a planetary atmosphere. The data collected will help scientists better understand thermal protection systems, which protect a payload — whether astronauts, equipment or scientific instruments — during the harsh flight into the atmosphere of a distant planet or on its return to Earth.
Healthcare Fellows chosen
The Health Enterprises Network, an affiliate of Greater Louisville Inc., announced the new class of its signature leadership development program, Healthcare Fellows. The 10-month program challenges fellows to grow in their leadership capacity, increase their health-related knowledge, and expand their professional reach through monthly sessions with community leaders, academics, elected officials, organizational experts, researchers, and entrepreneurs.
Computer-assisted therapy for depression
Factors that can prevent patients from seeking cognitive behavioral therapy are many—transportation, time off work, costs of visits, and limited access to qualified therapists. Researchers at the University of Louisville have published a clinical trial that shows that computer-assisted cognitive behavior (CCBT) therapy can overcome these barriers while providing effective treatment for depression.
SentryHealth merges with Wellview
According to a press release, health management company SentryHealth will merge with Wellview, a digital population health platform. SentryHealth offers a health management solution that combines advanced data and behavior science to deliver medical advocacy for employees.
Endeavor launches open source fundraising tool
Endeavor Louisville has launched Endeavor EDGE, an open source fundraising tool that helps entrepreneurs save time by making better, more informed decisions around accessing capital and leveraging smart tools and templates to get them funded. The guide offers concepts, primers, instructions, and best practices for accessing angel investment, seed, series A and B, growth capital, private equity, equity crowdfunding, and venture debt.