In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley, Feb. 1, 2019

Relievant Announces Level l INTRACEPT Study Stopped Early for Superiority Healthcare Update Forum 2019: Minnesota Needs to Lead Industry Change C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of New Sensing Lead Chemicals maker Entegris to buy Versum in $4 billion microchip bet HabitAware […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for January 21, 2019

FDA adds back some workers during partial government shutdown University of Minnesota tests ‘smart’ pills to give cancer patients a nudge Denmark picks Minnesota as its ‘bridge’ to U.S. med-tech A Pea-Sized Device Is Approved to Close Holes in Hearts of Tiny Infants Zoll Medical wins $400m DoD patient monitoring supply contract Ecolab Closes on […]

In the Know: Healthcare Stories from Medical Alley — January 7, 2019

U of M start-up CoreBiome acquired by OraSure Technologies, Inc POPS! Diabetes Care Inc. Raises New Financing Round for Launch of POPS! one System 3M to buy M*Modal healthcare software firm for $1 billion Latest Boston Sci Deal Shakes up Mitral Repair Market Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities Health insurance […]

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Receives Approval for the Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System with Classic Crown and New ViperWire Advance FlexTip Guidewire in Japan

Dr. Shigeru Saito Treats First Patient at Shonan Kamakura General Hospital ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI®) (NASDAQ: CSII), a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, announced today that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the Diamondback 360®Coronary […]

March 8, 2018: In the Know

Modern Magic: Neuromodulation Gives New Hope to Paraplegic Patients FDA approves Abbott’s pediatric heart valve Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. and OrbusNeich Announce FDA Clearance of the First and Only 1.0mm Coronary Balloon in the U.S. Minnesota Exports Up 6 Percent in Fourth Quarter, Led by Medical Instruments Medibio Signs Binding Term Sheet To Acquire Vital Conversations […]

February 8, 2018: In the Know

Boston Scientific meets earnings expectations, sees stronger 2018 sales GTCR and Regatta Medical Announce Strategic Investment in Resonetics Biothera Pharmaceuticals Commences Phase II Head and Neck Cancer Study Evaluating Combination of Imprime PGG and Merck’s KEYTRUDA Coloplast acquires IncoCare Gunhild Vieler GmbH Player’s Health Headlines Techstars’ Boulder 2018 Class Caisson Interventional Expanding in Maple Grove […]

January 26, 2018: In the Know

Imricor Announces Completion of Enrollment for Clinical Study to Evaluate Vision-MR Ablation Catheter for Real-Time MR-Guided Ablations NeoChord Announces a Research Collaboration with the Skirball Center for Innovation at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Cardiovascular Systems Expands Product Portfolio to Further Support Peripheral and Coronary Interventions Binding Site Now Offers Bordetella pertussis Antigens for IVD Manufacturing […]

February 23, 2017: In the Know

Midwest Healthcare Startups Raise $1.7 Billion in 2016 – Minnesota Leads Prime Therapeutics to Build New Eagan HQ Cirtec Medical to Add 30,000 sq. ft. to its Minneapolis Manufacturing Facility Ethicon Announces Agreement to Acquire Torax Medical, Inc. RAEDI Aims to Grow Region’s Startup Scene with $1 Million Investment Fund 50-Hour Face Transplant Surgery Successful […]

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