Biotech Diagnostics FDA

Ancestry takes on 23andMe, rolls out genetic health test services

Released on October 15, 2019

Dive Brief: Ancestry announced Tuesday it’s getting into the genetic health testing space with the launch of a two-tiered AncestryHealth platform […]

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Biotech Ophthalmology

OcuMedic, Gelest ink drug-delivering contact lens deal

Released on October 10, 2019

OcuMedic said today that it entered into an exclusive supply agreement and picked up a strategic investment from Gelest for its proprietary drug-eluting soft […]

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Biotech

Move over gene therapy. Bioelectronics an ‘underappreciated’ multibillion-dollar market: McKinsey

Released on October 10, 2019

Dive Brief: The nascent field of bioelectronics, which includes implanted devices that modulate electrical pathways in the body to treat disease, represents […]

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Biotech

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 Announced for Cell Oxygen Regulation

Released on October 7, 2019

Two Americans and an English knight have won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of how […]

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Biotech MedTech

BD Announces Publication of an Independent Analysis of Drug-Coated Balloon Safety Data for Femoropopliteal Peripheral Arterial Disease

Released on September 30, 2019

Independent analysis of LUTONIX® 035 Drug Coated Balloon patient-level data showed no statistically significant mortality increase FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ […]

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Biotech Diagnostics

ESMO: Grail’s multi-cancer blood test expands data in over 20 disease types

Released on September 30, 2019

Grail has taken a few more steps forward in its quest to develop a diagnostic test capable not only of spotting cancer […]

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Biotech Surgery

Launch of the Penlon Sigma EVA Vaporizer for Desflurane

Released on September 25, 2019

ABINGDON, England, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Penlon Ltd, UK-based manufacturer of Anaesthesia equipment, is proud to announce the launch of the new Sigma EVA, […]

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Biotech FDA Cleared

FDA clears Insulet’s OmniPod Dash as insulin pump alternative

Released on September 24, 2019

Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said today that it won FDA clearance to market its Omnipod Dash alternate controller-enabled (ACE) infusion pump as an integrated […]

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Biotech

resTORbio to Present Findings on Investigational TORC1 Inhibitor RTB101 in Late-Breaking Session at IDWeek™ 2019

Released on September 23, 2019

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — resTORbio, Inc., (Nasdaq: TORC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines that target the biology of […]

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Biotech Structural Heart

Hydrogel Mimics of Heart Tissue to Study Cardiac Reshaping Following Aortic Valve Implantation

Released on September 20, 2019

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures have become a popular way of treating aortic valve stenosis, a condition in which the […]

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Biotech Funding

SetPoint Medical looks to raise $20.5 million for pivotal trial

Released on September 19, 2019

Startup SetPoint Medical has raised $15.7 million of a total $20.5 million it is seeking in a new funding round, according to a […]

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Biotech FDA Approved

FDA OKS Avita Medical trial for Recell in soft tissue reconstruction

Released on September 18, 2019

Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) said yesterday that the FDA approved an investigational device exemption for a pivotal trial of its Recell autologous cell […]

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