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February 27, 2023: Nectar Life Sciences Launches Innovative and Comprehensive Allergy Care Platform: Nectar – “Nectar’s mission, starting with our customized sublingual immunotherapy drops, is to put an end to allergies, and in turn, build healthier, more productive communities.”


December 20, 2022: Nectar Raises over $24M in Funding to Scale Personalized Allergy Care Platform Nationally - "Allergy care is a $450 billion market opportunity with no clear leader. Dr. Chahine's impressive track record, including his role in founding AncestryDNA and Ancestry Health, makes him the perfect leader to build and grow Nectar."
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November 10, 2022: Nectar Life Sciences Introduces Medical Board of Leading Allergists and Allergy Researchers Advising Their Comprehensive Care Program to Provide Relief for Allergy Sufferers. - “We are excited to partner with these distinguished experts as we reinvent allergy care"
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March 17, 2022: Nectar Secures $8M in Seed Funding to Revolutionize Allergy Care - "Dr. Chahine is one of the country’s leading entrepreneurial operators at the intersection of science and healthcare and is co-founding Nectar with unmatched experience transforming cutting-edge science into consumer solutions.”
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March 16, 2023 - Houston Happens - "What Nectar is doing is revolutionizing the whole immunotherapy space by providing at-home, much more convenient way of getting immunotherapy instead of having to go to the allergist office every week."
KIAH-TV, Houston Happens

March 16, 2023 - Get personalized allergy treatment from the comfort of your home with Nectar - "Unfortunately, despite so many people suffering [from allergies], access to appropriate, comprehensive allergy care is still really limited, which is where Nectar is stepping in."

February 28, 2023 - How to reduce allergies in your home - “Allergen immunotherapy, specifically allergy shots or sublingual drops or tablets, is a preventive treatment that treats the root cause and can offer life-long relief from allergies,” Dr. Joshi says.

February 5, 2023 - Here's Why Your House Is So Dusty—and How to Fix It - “Cats, dogs, and other household pets tend to be a major source of dust," Dr. Joshi says. "Keeping them out of areas where dust typically accumulates can reduce dust levels."
Real Simple

January 6, 2023 - Harlem entrepreneur aims to help Black moms with
postpartum struggles - "Noho allergy care platform raises $16.5M Series A."
Crain's New York Business

December 20, 2022 - Home allergy testing company Nectar secures $16.5M in funding - "The investment will support Nectar's growth nationwide, fund clinical trials and help the company open a physical location."
Mobi Health News

December 20, 2022 - "Nectar raises $16.5M to personalize allergy treatments - "While most people likely think of allergies as an annoyance, they are an expensive problem, resulting in $245 billion in annual direct medical costs."

December 20, 2022 - 3 emerging digital health company funding rounds - "Nectar, a digital allergy treatment platform, raised $16.5 million in its series A financing round."
Becker's Hospital Review

December 19, 2022 - The 6 Best Air Purifiers Of 2023 To Help You Tackle Germs, Dust, Smoke, Mold & Pet Dander – "Not just any air purification can bear the HEPA label—and the regulated design is fairly effective, per Shyam Joshi, M.D., an allergist and head of medical for Nectar, a customized and convenient way to treat common allergies from home with sublingual immunotherapy treatment."
Mind Body Green

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Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Seasonal allergies can deeply affect your quality of life, depending on the type and severity of your symptoms. "Beyond the itchiness, sneezing, and runny nose, it has also been associated with fatigue, coughing, wheezing, and higher rates of depression and anxiety," says [Dr. Joshi], who is also the Chief Medical Officer for Nectar."
Best Life

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
“There are times that other conditions can mimic allergy symptoms, but the treatment may be completely different, says Shyam Joshi, MD, an allergist and assistant professor of medicine at Oregon Health and Science University and chief medical officer at Nectar."

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Mysterious new allergies? 6 reasons why adult-onset allergies are on the rise."
Yahoo! Life

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Ignoring your spring allergies? Here are 5 things that could go wrong"
Yahoo! Life

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Vivian Arestia, Head of Marketing
"Working Mothers of the Year 2020"

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Is it COVID or allergies? How to tell the symptoms apart"

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Allergy season is underway as COVID-19 lingers"

Dr. Shyam Joshi, Head of Medical
"Couple donates $5M to fund food allergy center at OHSU"

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