TITLE

Family Matters

AUTHOR(S)
Wolfe, Sean
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;4/16/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the investment done by John Doerr, venture capitalist (VC) of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in his brother Thomas Doerr's medical IT startup called Purkinje Inc. The VC recently poured $10 million of his own cash into Purkinje. Purkinje which was started in 1999, aims to provide doctors with a quick means of looking up drugs, their generic alternatives, and making informed, unbiased assessments of likely outcomes for individual patients as suggested by their condition and medical history. It also aims to help doctors deal with many details that they have to contend with in their daily practice.
ACCESSION #
24879912

 

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