These companies were recognized Wednesday by Fast Company as the most innovative companies in the industry.
Indiana University of Medicine researchers said the test can help identify biomarkers in the blood and could actually help in the fight against opioid abuse.
Tandem Diabetes Care has received a nod from FDA for the t:slim X2 insulin pump and the approval opens up a new device category – Alternate Controller Enabled Infusion Pumps.
The Salt Lake City-based company said its Tria device is one of the first biopolymer heart valve platforms.
The John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, CA and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY were the first two hospitals to adopt EDAP TMS’ new Focal One device — an advanced ultrasound technology that can be used to target and ablate diseased tissue.
Iota Biosciences has raised about $15 million in a series A round to help further develop its millimeter-sized neural dust platform.
The company has had significant struggles with the EndoBarrier in the past, but a nod from FDA and the IRB to begin a new pivotal trial might be step back in the right direction for the technology.
In addition to J&J picking up Auris Health for $3.4 billion, Roger Smith, Phd, who follows the surgical robotics market closely, said we could continue to see large medtech companies making acquisitions in the space.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Researchers are using positron emission tomography with 18F-fluorofuranylnorprogesterone to give better insight on hormonal therapies for the treatment of breast cancer.
The AdVance XP Male Sling System has been redesigned for ease of placement and improved stability, the company noted.
The two companies worked together to develop a smart cable and software module, which would enable compatibility between the FORE-SIGHT sensor and the HemoSphere platform.
Duke University Medical Center researchers looked at data from 9,000 patients who underwent Cardiac Magnetic Resonance.
The Fully Implanted Ventricular Assist Device was developed using technologies from Jarvik Heart and Leviticus Cardio.