Atlas Venture successfully raised $450 million at the close of the venture capital firm’s thirteenth fundraising activity to support efforts to create and invest in new biotech firms that address many unmet patient needs. 

Toronto-based charity The Shoebox Project for Women is partnering with Klick Health (its title sponsor) to launch a four-story art installation by Canadian artist Daniel Mazzone to put a spotlight on local women experiencing homelessness. 

The biotechnology arena’s financing total for 2015 reached unprecedented heights for the second straight year, according to EY’s 29th annual Beyond borders report. Biotech companies raised nearly $71 billion in 2015, well ahead of the previous record of $56 billion totaled during 2014.

Pharma ad agency bands performed in New York City to raise money for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM).