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June 2, 2022: Amplified Sciences to Present Abstract at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (Press Release)

May 6, 2022: Amplified Sciences’ Founder and CSO, V. Jo Davisson, PhD earns Teacher of the Year Award for Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences in Purdue College of Pharmacy

April 28, 2022: Amplified Sciences forms a team to support patients with pancreatic cancer in the PanCAN Purplestride Indianapolis walk on April 30th

April 21, 2022: Seed Funding is Sprouting up all Kinds of New Companies (as seen in

April 13, 2022: Caldwell presents in Anaheim at MD&M West in an Investment Showcase sponsored by Chemical Angel Network

February 24, 2022: 10th Annual Texas Life Science Forum selects Amplified Sciences as one of 45 startups in pitch contest in Houston

February 10, 2022: Life Science Nations features Amplified Sciences in an interview with Diana Caldwell by Rory McCann – Making a Difference One Impression at a Time

January 20, 2022: Amplified Sciences wins first place in the Life Science Nation @ J.P. Morgan Innovative Pitch Contest among 54 participating companies

January 11, 2022: Amplified Sciences chosen for the Oncology Diagnostics Innovator’s Pitch Challenge at RESI @JP Morgan

November 23, 2021: Amplified Sciences featured in – Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies of 2021″

November 11, 2021: Diana Caldwell featured panelist in Foundry Ignite Lunch and Learn

November 10, 2021: Amplified Sciences wins one of three crowd favorites among the Pepperdine’s Most Fundable Companies

November 1, 2021: Purdue Foundry Network Blog Feature: Diana Caldwell of Amplified Sciences

October 26, 2021: Pismo Ventures National Venture Plan Competition 2021 chooses Amplified Sciences for their life science track

October 26, 2021: Louisville-based Xlerate Health welcomes Amplified Sciences as a new affiliate startup

October 20, 2021: IU Ventures’ investment helps fuel continued growth of Indiana-based life sciences startup and newly named ‘Most Fundable’ company

October 19, 2021: Purdue Life Sciences Startup Named to ‘Most Fundable’ List (as seen in Inside Indiana Business) and Amplified Sciences, a life science diagnostic company, named to Most Fundable Companies list (from the Purdue Newsroom)

October 14, 2021: Amplified Sciences Earns Most Fundable Company Designation by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (Press Release)

September 24, 2021: IU Ventures Portfolio Company Spotlight features Diana Caldwell, CEO Amplified Sciences

September 22, 2021: You Have to be Nimble Leading a Startup (article from

September 7, 2021: Amplified Sciences’ Caldwell included in the Elevate Ventures 1H 2021 Indiana Venture Report – Diversity Feature spotlighting diverse investors and founders of venture-backed companies across Indiana

August 31, 2021: Startups – at the Heart of Indiana Life Sciences (Caldwell Perspectives article from Inside Indiana Business)

August 26, 2021: Purdue Startup Closes Seed Funding Round

August 25, 2021: OCA Ventures completes Amplified Sciences’ $1.8M seed round (from the Purdue Newsroom)

August 23, 2021: Best Startup US Names Amplified Sciences Among the Top 101 Indiana Health Care Companies and Startups of 2021

August 12, 2021: Kinetic Conference sponsored by Elevate Ventures features Diana Caldwell, CEO of Amplified Sciences in panel on Fundraising Strategies from Seed to Series A

July 28, 2021 : Amplified Sciences chosen to present during the OnRamp Impact Virtual Conference July 27-28 hosted by gener8tor

July 27, 2021 : Amplified Sciences earns semi-finalist status in the prestigious Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Most Fundable Companies program

June 28, 2021 : Amplified Sciences hires experienced chemist Daniel A. Sheik , PhD, as Director of Research and Technology (Press Release)

May 3, 2021 : Amplified Sciences featured in the Elevate Ventures 2020 Annual Report: Resilience, Character, and Perseverance

April 27, 2021 : Amplified Sciences selected to present at the UNMET Utah May 2021 virtual conference attracting 60 of the fastest-growing seed and Series A startups from Utah and around the country, co-hosted by Kickstart Fund and Stout Street Capital

April 19, 2021 : Amplified Sciences chosen as 1 of 8 semifinalists for the $50K bioLOGIC Innovation Awards for startups tackling public health problems (Press Release)

April 15, 2021 : Amplified Sciences’ CEO featured in iTeam video featuring Indiana startup CEOs.

April 12, 2021 : 2020 Indiana Life Sciences Capital Report published by BioCrossroads features Amplified Sciences

March 26, 2021 : Amplified Sciences invited to be featured in  MedCity News Invest Conference April 19-23, 2021 alongside 9 other startups in an “Ask The Investor” roundtable meeting

March 12, 2021 : Purdue Foundry honors Women’s History month featuring lifescience CEO’s including Diana Caldwell on March 12th

February 25, 2021 : Ocean Insight holds Grant Program Virtual Awards Ceremony showcasing seven award recipients

February 23, 2021 : Amplified Sciences featured as one of three portfolio companies during the IU Ventures Annual meeting with close to 200 participants

February 3, 2021 : Amplified Sciences Winner of Ocean Insight Grant – Earning $10k Merit Silver Award (Press Release)

January 28, 2021 : Purdue-Affiliated Life Science Diagnostic Startup is Focusing on Detecting and Pre-empting the Risk of Cancer (News coverage video from Star City News reporter Dave North)

January 19, 2021 : Amplified Sciences selected as one of the Grant Finalists in Ocean Insight’s spectral technology grant program

November 6, 2020: Life Sciences Demo Day co-sponsored by Purdue University – Notre Dame University features 8 startups including Amplified Sciences

October 23, 2020: Q Bay Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley focused on diagnostics and personalized medicine startups chooses Amplified Sciences for 2020 cohort (Video)

October 13, 2020: Amplified Sciences Presents at BIO Investor Forum (Press Release)

September 25, 2020: Largest Pitch Event in Indiana – 12th Annual Innovation Showcase from Venture Club of Indiana – features 20 startups during October 6th virtual event

September 15, 2020: Amplified Sciences 1 of 10 “Diagnostics and Beyond” finalists in the BUZZ OF BIO Investor Forum event

September 8, 2020: Amplified Sciences featured in inaugural Virtual Summit sponsored by Sandalphon Capital

August 5, 2020: Amplified Sciences attracts second IU Ventures investment – IU Angel Network

August 3, 2020: Crimson Catalyst Blog – Indiana life sciences startup wins judges’, audience awards at international event

July 30, 2020: Indy Startup Wins National Pitch Competition

July 27, 2020: Who won the MedCity INVEST Pitch Perfect competition?

July 24, 2020: Today at MedCity INVEST virtual: Diagnostics startups take the spotlight in the pitching contest

July 23, 2020: Diagnostic startup sees growing interest, funding for disease detection tests

July 7, 2020: Crimson Catalyst Blog – Amplified Sciences named to National Institutes of Health program

June 30, 2020: Meet the 5 diagnostics finalists for MedCity INVEST Pitch Perfect contest July 20-24

June 8, 2020: Amplified Sciences selected by NIH – National Cancer Institute for prestigious Application Assistance Program

April 30, 2020: Life science startup targeting pancreatic cancer receives IU Philanthropic Venture Fund investment (from the IU Newsroom)

April 23, 2020: Amplified Sciences Exceeds Seed Round Goal, Raising Nearly $1 Million

February 27, 2020: Two Purdue-affiliated life sciences startups receive Foundry Investment Fund support for detection technologies

February 25, 2020: Amplified Sciences chosen to pitch during FoundryX event in Fishers, Indiana

February 21, 2020: CEO Diana Caldwell presents during the Kelley Life Sciences event series “Capital Makes the (Life Sciences) World Go ‘Round”

February 17, 2020: Five Life Science Startups selected to attend the bioLOGIC Foundation Pitch Day finals in Louisville

February 1, 2020: Diana Caldwell featured keynote speaker at the entrepreneurHER event run by Purdue University students 

December 18, 2019: Amplified Sciences chosen as startup for inaugural Elevate Ventures Origins Accelerator program

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