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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Innovative Bedside Biologic Maker RedDress Receives 510(k) for RD1 System
RedDress Ltd announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its RD1 system. RD1 is an innovative wound care product which enables health care providers to produce in real time, in vitro whole...
July 16, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Implantable Organ Developer Miromatrix Raises Additional $15.7M in Series B Funding
July 12, 2018 – Press Release by Miromatrix Medical Miromatrix Medical Inc. is excited to announce it recently raised $15.7 million in Series B-2 funding, surpassing its goal of $10 million. As part of the round, Miromatrix also welcomed its...
July 12, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
MiMedx CEO and President Out Amid Corporate Turmoil
MiMedx, the Marietta biopharma company rocked by allegations of inflated earnings and improper sales practices, said Monday the company’s longtime chairman and CEO has resigned. Parker H. “Pete” Petit, a fixture in metro Atlanta’s business community, resigned both as CEO and...
July 2, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
First Jellyfish-based biologics manufacturer receives funding
Jellagen, a pioneer in marine biotechnologies based in Wales, has closed a £3.8m funding round led by Newable Private Investing, the Development Bank of Wales, and Angel Investors. Newable Private Investing is one of the UK’s leading private investment groups,...
May 4, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Graphene spikes on implants can kill harmful bacteria
A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. This is the findings of new research from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, recently published in the scientific journal...
April 24, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
AirAlle Medical Device for Head Lice
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lynn Smith spent most of her career marketing advances in medical technology as a sales and business development executive for biotech companies. When the Smith family was confronted with head lice for...
April 4, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
FDA Keeps Contraceptive on Market After it Makes Women Sick
Last month, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb met with a group of women who’ve been knocking on the agency’s door for years. Online, they’re known as E-sisters: women who were implanted with the permanent “non-incisional” contraceptive called Essure, which consists...
April 2, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Worm’s Living in Woman’s Eye Lead to Interesting Discovery
(CNN) Imagine looking into your irritated eye for a pesky eyelash, only to pull out a translucent, wiggling worm nearly a half inch long. “I looked at it, and it was moving,” recalled 28-year-old Abby Beckley of Grants Pass, Oregon. “And...
February 13, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Second Sight Touts 1st-in-human Orion Cortical Implant
Second Sight Medical (NSDQ:EYES) today announced the first trial implantation of its Orion cortical visual prosthesis system and updated on implantations of its Argus device and enrollment in an upcoming study. The first implantation procedure was performed late last month by Dr....
February 9, 2018
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