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Kevin Leland

Kevin is CEO and Founder of Halo (www.halocures.com), an online partnering platform that connects scientists with industry for research collaborations.

Kevin holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

A look back at the 2019 Halo Awards

Two months ago on October 12, we celebrating some of the most inspiring scientists in Chicago working to advance their research and help patients. As 2020 draws to a close, take a look back at the names and faces of these heroes and their supporters...

Drug repurposing

How to make an old drug new again

For the past 17 years, Bruce Bloom, MD, CEO of Cures within Reach, has been proselytizing the virtues of drug repurposing while helping to advance treatments for more than a dozen diseases. Here's why drug repurposing can be a cheaper, faster and...

A helmet that detects concussions in real-time

Harold Steltzer took the unusual step of canvassing university patent coffers for innovation he could spin out into a company. The fruit of his efforts is NoMo Diagnostics, a smart helmet that detects a concussion on-the-field in real-time.