Research and Development
Jun 06, 2016
Marie Thibault A standby device in hospitals, the pulse oximeter may eventually get a futuristic upgrade. While it is already a non-invasive way to measure a...
Apr 11, 2016
Marie Thibault It’s not easy to remember to take a pill three times a day. Doctors and patients, witnesses to the massive problem of compliance to prescribed...
Mar 09, 2016
Marie Thibault The transplant team at the Cleveland Clinic performed the first uterus transplant in the United States. The first transplanted uterus in the...
Mar 03, 2016
NanoString is focused on spreading use of its 3D Biology platform, which allows cancer researchers to analyze DNA, RNA, and protein all in one go. Marie...
Mar 02, 2016
The potential of neuromodulation is not yet being fully realized. Here’s what’s needed to change that. Vaishali Kamat Neuromodulation therapy (...
Feb 10, 2016
Regulatory shifts, as well as a focus on device usability and connected devices, are changing research and development processes for the medical device...
Dec 01, 2015
Pharma companies are working with makers of FDA-cleared digital devices to gather information about adherence and prove that drugs work if taken regularly....
Nov 06, 2015
Physician inventors discuss what they see as the greatest unmet needs in pediatrics, cardiology, gastroenterology, and more.  Marie Thibault In a popular...
Nov 05, 2015
Arundhati Parmar In August, continuous glucose monitoring device maker Dexcom announced that it was collaborating with Google to develop and...
Jul 10, 2015
France—Gecko Biomedical   In an example of innovation across country borders, Paris-based Gecko Biomedical is developing tissue adhesive...