Recent Press Releases

10x Genomics Announces Co-Marketing Partnership with Illumina for Linked-Read Sequencing

10x Genomics Announces Co-Marketing Partnership with Illumina for Linked-Read Sequencing PLEASANTON, Calif. February 10, 2016 10x Genomics, Inc., today announced the signing of a co-marketing...

Hemovent Raises $6 Million in Series A Funding

February 10, 2016 09:55 AM Eastern Standard Time AACHEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hemovent GmbH, an emerging medical device company, announced today that it has closed a $6 million Series A...

Israeli Start-up That Treats Knee Cartilage Injuries Raises $15M for U.S. Pivotal Clinical Trial

Chinese pharmaceutical group Haisco led the Series D investment round PRINCETON, New Jersey and OR AKIVA, Israel, February 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Regentis Biomaterials Ltd., a leader in the field...

Cerus Enters Multi-Year Agreement with the American Red Cross for the Use of INTERCEPT Platelets and Plasma

February 09, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that the American Red Cross has signed a multi-year purchase...

STRYKER ANNOUNCES DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SYNERGETICS USA, INC.'S NEURO PORTFOLIO

Kalamazoo, Michigan - February 10, 2016 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today a definitive agreement to acquire all of the assets associated with Synergetics USA, Inc.'s neuro...

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces Multi-Country Distribution Agreement with Smith & Nephew, for Award-Winning KneeAlign® Total Knee Arthroplasty Technology

Aliso Viejo, CA – February 9, 2016 – OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company developing precision technologies, announced today that it has entered into a...

BD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Diagnostic Device for HIV/AIDS

BD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Diagnostic Device for HIV/AIDS Expands Flow Cytometry Portfolio with BD FACSPresto System FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton,...

CombiMatrix Migrates Miscarriage Analysis Microarray Testing to Newer Scanning Panel

CombiMatrix Migrates Miscarriage Analysis Microarray Testing to Newer Scanning Panel Illumina CytoSNP-12 Features High-Quality Test Results at Reduced Cost per Array IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 09, 2016...

Quanterix's Simoa Technology Demonstrates Ability to Analyze Single Cancer Cells

Quanterix's Simoa Technology Demonstrates Ability to Analyze Single Cancer Cells February 09, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quanterix Corporation, a leader in...

First Patient Treated with Medtronic Valiant TAAA Stent Graft System in Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Study

Sanford Health in Collaboration with Medtronic Leads Global Efforts to Address Challenging Vascular Condition DUBLIN and SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - February 9, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global...

Hospitals hire Philips to predict fall risk for elderly patients; Withings launches personalized blood pressure app;

>Royal Philips ($PHG) has secured a contract with Henry Ford Health System to provide its LifeLine technology powered by predictive analytics engine CareSage to help identify elderly patients that...

Henry Ford Health System is eighth U.S. health system in six months' time to adopt Philips' predictive analytics solution as health systems seek to identify at-risk elderly patients at home

February 9, 2016 Philips' CareSage predictive analytics engine supports population health efforts to drive improved patient satisfaction, reduce costs and avoid unnecessary readmissions Eight leading...

CorMatrix Cardiovascular Inc. Receives 510(k) Clearance for its Tyke™ Implantable Device for Neonate and Infant Cardiac Tissue Repair

ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(Roswell, GA—February 9, 2016) – CorMatrix® Cardiovascular, Inc., (www.cormatrix.com) a leading developer of biomaterial compositions and medical...

Withings Launches Hy-Result: An Advanced Advisory Service for the Better Control of High Blood Pressure

First Health In- App Premium Purchase from Withings Clinically Proven to Deliver Same Standard of Advice as Specialist Physicians BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Withings, a leader in the...

Medical Device Apparel Innovator Vestagen Completes Financing And Hires New CEO

- Funds to Support Commercialization of VESTEX® Active Barrier Healthcare Apparel Proven to Reduce Acquisition and Retention of Dangerous Contaminants - - New CEO Bill Bold Has Two Decades of...

LifeWatch™ Receives FDA Clearance for Its Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring Service

ZUG, Switzerland, February 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeWatch AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: LIFE), a leading developer and provider of medical solutions and remote diagnostic monitoring services in the...

Immunovia announces collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System to validate early detection blood test for pancreatic cancer in a prospective clinical study

February 9, 2016, Lund, Sweden Immunovia announces collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System to validate early detection blood test for pancreatic cancer in a prospective clinical study LUND,...

First patient treated with LC Bead LUMI™ radiopaque embolic bead supported by Philips live image guidance

Collaboration brings new tools to interventional radiologists and oncologists to help treat liver cancer and enhanced patient care London, UK and Amsterdam, the Netherlands - BTG plc (LSE: BTG), a...

CMS will cover percutaneous LAAC therapy for Medicare beneficiaries consistent with the FDA label when specific conditions are met

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will cover percutaneous left atrial appendage closure...

Sientra Announces Return of All Products to U.S. Market

Sientra Announces Return of All Products to U.S. Market SANTA BARBARA, Calif., February 8, 2016 – Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) ("Sientra" or the "Company"), a medical aesthetics company, today...