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Find out which devices the Prix Galien Foundation is considering for its "Discovery of the Decade" awards.

Chris Newmarker

The Prix Galien Foundation, which oversees U.S. activities of the international Prix Galien award, has a nine-person awards committee including four Nobel laureates reviewing its past annual Prix Galien USA award winners in order to declare a "Discovery of the Decade" in each of its three categories: medtech, pharmaceuticals, and biotech.

The Discovery of the Decade winners will be announced October 27 at an awards ceremony at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

The past Prix Galien USA annual award winners that are nominees range from groundbreaking IVD to ICDs placed just under the skin. Read on to discover the medtech vying for the Discover of the Decade honor. (And who needs those Nobel laureates? Vote in our own Qmed survey.

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Chris Newmarker is senior editor of Qmed. Follow him on Twitter at @newmarker.

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