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04.21.17
Gilead Sciences has the first proof-of-concept data for its novel drug candidate for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) as it tries to rebuild confidence in its R
Fierce Biotech
04.10.17
Alexo Therapeutics, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing therapies that block the CD47 checkpoint exploited by cancer cells to evade the immune system, today announced that it has initiated dosing in its Phase 1 clinical program evaluating the safety of ALX148 in patients with advanced solid tumors and lymphoma.
BusinessWire
04.05.17
Computational drug discovery firm Nimbus Therapeutics has reached a multiyear partnership with Charles River Laboratories to advance programs across the biotech’s therapeutic areas of expertise.
Fierce Biotech
03.16.17
California orthopedic device developer Moximed said today it raised $50 million in a Series C round of financing.
Mass Device
03.16.17
Moximed®, Inc., developer of unicompartmental load absorber implants for active patients with painful knee osteoarthritis (OA), announced today an oversubscribed Series C round of $50MM with new investors Advent Life Sciences and Future Fund joining existing investors NEA, Morgenthaler Ventures, Gilde Healthcare, GBS Venture Partners, and Vertex Healthcare.
BusinessWire
03.15.17
Venture capitalists over the years have had their share of complaints about the Food and Drug Administration. Now one of their own is in line to lead the regulatory giant.
WSJ Pro Venture Capital
03.14.17
The primary goal of a hearing instrument is to increase audibility for the impaired listener. However, basic physics limits the performance of air conduction hearing aids in three important ways:
Hearing Review
02.27.17
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – February 27, 2017 – Claret Medical® today announced that in an open public hearing of the FDA’s Circulatory System Devices Panel last week, virtually all panel members recommended the de novo application of the Sentinel® Cerebral Protection System (CPS) be granted, which would enable US commercialization of the device.
Claret Medical
02.22.17
For health-care venture capitalists, the business of improving the body’s appearance has never looked so good.
WSJ Pro Venture Capital
02.15.17
Asterand Bioscience, the leader in high quality, well-characterized human tissue and human tissue-based research solutions supporting drug discovery and development, announced today a partnership with MolecularMD to combine MolecularMD’s expertise as a provider of molecular diagnostics products and services with Asterand Bio’s drug target and candidate validation capabilities.
BusinessWire
01.31.17
After one analyst earlier this month referred to Calithera Biosciences Inc.'s benefit from "pairing promiscuously" with the lead candidate in its pipeline, the company matched efforts in a different way with Incyte Corp. on an early stage prospect, and stands to collect not only $45 million up front and an $8 million equity investment but also as much as $430 million in milestone payments.
BioWorld
01.23.17
Though PowerVision has been around for more than a decade, this past year has been a catalyst for the company’s goal of clearing a path for its innovative fluid-based intraocular lens in what is a crowded market for ophthalmological devices.
Fierce Biotech
01.20.17
Medtech Conference co-chair Stacy Enxing Seng, after succeeding at both start-ups and corporates, shares her enthusiasm for her new role as venture partner at Lightstone Ventures.
Healthegy
01.12.17
The Foundry and Lightstone Ventures (LSV) have partnered to launch Foundry SING1, Inc., a medical technology (medtech) incubator that will identify and address unmet clinical needs in Asia.
Deal Street Asia
01.10.17
ForSight VISION4, a privately held biotechnology company revolutionizing drug delivery for treatment of retinal diseases, announced today that it has been acquired by Roche Holdings Inc.
PR Newswire
01.05.17
Every year thousands of companies, big and small, flock to Las Vegas to unveil their latest gadgets, with every minor spec bump dissected by thousands of journalists in attendance. But at a show filled with tech enthusiasts laser-focused on every new advancement, the most innovative product at the show might just be a smart breast bump called Willow.
reviewed.com
01.05.17
Smart breast pumps aren't novel, but a new product relieves moms from the hassle of having to hold up a device or be chained to a power outlet while pumping.
engadget
01.04.17
As a new mother, nobody tells you that you'll spend hours of your life sitting on the sofa with a noisy suction monster. No, not your baby -- your breast pump.
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