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In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

Med-tech Front Lines Against COVID-19 Includes Array of Minnesota-Connected Companies – April 1, 2020

Via Star Tribune Abbott expects to produce 50,000 ID Now tests daily.  Medical-device maker Abbott Laboratories is rolling out a new desktop device that can detect coronavirus in five minutes in many cases without a patient leaving the doctor’s office. Abbott’s new test for detecting the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 runs inside a toaster-sized […]

Bio-Techne and Kantaro Biosciences Announce Partnership to Develop and Scale Production of COVID-19 Serology Test

Via Bio-Techne  Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) and the Mount Sinai Health System in New York, through its commercial affiliate Kantaro Biosciences LLC (Kantaro), today announced a partnership to initiate scaled manufacturing and distribution of testing kits based on the Mount Sinai-developed COVID-19 serology test. Kantaro Biosciences is a joint venture between Mount Sinai Health System (“Mount Sinai”) […]

For The Record with Charles Kummeth, CEO, Bio-Techne

Charles Kummeth became President and Chief Executive Officer of Techne Corporation on April 1, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, he served as President of Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and was President of that company’s Laboratory Consumables Division from 2009 to September 2011. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher, Mr. Kummeth […]

Med-Tech Front Lines Against COVID-19 Includes Array of Minnesota-Connected Companies

Via Star Tribune “Minneapolis-based Bio-Techne is making analyzers to enable researchers to detect when a patient is having a medical emergency related to COVID-19. Eden Prairie-based CHF Solutions is shipping a device that removes excess fluids from intensive-care patients treated for COVID-19. National attention has fixed on Medtronic and its Puritan Bennett ventilators that supply […]

Bio-Techne is Helping Scientists Discover Answers about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Via R&D Systems “Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 showed that it is ~80% identical to SARS-CoV, the CoV responsible for the SARS pandemic in 2002.1,2 Studies have also shown that it also utilizes the same cell surface receptor as SARS-CoV to gain entry into the host cell, which is Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE-2). Additionally, the viral spike (S) […]

Bio-Techne’s Ella on the Front Lines in Fight Against COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) today shared news from clinical partners on the use of the ProteinSimple™-branded Ella™ Automated Immunoassay platform in the fight against COVID-19.   In a March 23, 2020 press release, the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai announced that they are utilizing Bio-Techne’s Ella Automated Immunoassay Platform to monitor […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 23, 2020

Ed. note: Without question the biggest story of the week is — and for the foreseeable future will be — COVID-19 and what companies are doing in response. We have collected all of those stories at medicalalley.org/covid19. We still want to highlight the other life-changing work being done by Medical Alley companies during this time, […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Jan. 27, 2019

Manny Villafaña raising $10 million for Medical 21 BREAKING: Medtronic wins FDA approval for Micra AV Three Industry Leaders Form New Venture to Create Scalable Manufacturing Platforms for Cell and Gene Therapies Major Texas health system will use CHF Solutions’ Aquadex FlexFlow system Starkey’s Livio Hearing Aid Has New AI Capabilities Spotlight: Flywheel leaves science […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 23, 2019

House passes measure to kill medical device tax Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Boston Scientific gets 1st US disposable duodenoscope clearance Medtronic Acquires Klue In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test Faegre Baker Daniels will merge with large Philadelphia law firm on Feb. 1 Ecolab […]

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