In The Know: Minnesota’s Healthcare News for November 29, 2018

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Boston Scientific Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire BTG plc.


HHS Deputy Secretary Hargan Announces DSIIS Participants and First Meeting Date


Medtronic to Acquire Nutrino Health


Biotech company DiaMedica sets IPO terms to rake in up to $20M


Confirm Rx: PopSci’s ‘Best of 2018’


Bracelets That Help Kick Bad Habits

ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ranked Number 366 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™


Cantel Medical To Acquire Omnia For Europe Expansion


2018 CFO of the Year: Brian Mower, Medibio


Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing


Blue Cross CEO Craig Samitt wants to be a disruptor for health care; here’s what that means for the Blues


Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing


For Mayo scientist, spinal-injury research is personal

In the Fight Against Cancer, Sleeping Beauty Awakens


NHS clinical trial could pave the way for new depression treatment


NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board


Mainstay Medical announces headline results from ReActiv8-B clinical study

Mayo partnership aims to teach digital stethoscope to detect heart trouble

Pursuit Vascular Announces Patent Notice of Allowance for its ClearGuard HD Antimicrobial Barrier Caps


Hill-Rom announces executive appointments


Our View: Mayo Clinic’s growth is good news for Rochester and state

In The Know: Key Healthcare News for November 15, 2018

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Mayo Clinic Ventures — seeds of entrepreneurship


Minnesota’s medtech industry raised $90M in Q3 2018


Solving sleep apnea with new procedure


Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing


NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board


Four biotech startups to watch in Rochester


Osprey Medical raises $7m, looks to raise $8m in entitlement offer


Mayo Clinic School of Medicine receives $200 million gift


Medtronic launches new trial in effort to bring hypertension treatment to market


Monteris Medical Announces the Publication of Positive Clinical Data for Its NeuroBlate® Laser System for Patients with Brain Metastasis


Developer of urine-linked drug files to raise $15M through public offering


2018 CFO of the Year: Mark Sylvester, Invenshure


2018 CFO of the Year: Eric Bosler, Zipnosis


Paul Marcun returns to Coloplast as a member of the Executive Management team and new Executive Vice President of Chronic Care


Global Kinetics Corporation’s PKG® Smartwatch Provides Clinically Meaningful Improvement in Parkinson’s Disease Symptom Assessment, Management and Medication Optimization, As Well As Projected Per Patient Cost Savings


Recombinetics to channel more funding into animal gene editing business


April 12, 2018: In the Know

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SecurAcath Selected for Fast-Track NHS Use Through New Innovation and Technology Payment Program

Ferring acquires innovative biotechnology company and microbiome pioneer Rebiotix Inc.

University of Minnesota wins $42 million in federal funds for biomedical research

Medtech start-up Global Kinetics scores first BTF investment, kicks off new trial


Coloplast Expands its Product Portfolio With New Innovative Ostomy Category

State-funded consortium provides more access statewide to clinical trials for cancer

How CHF Solutions is using health economics to expand product adoption

In Minneapolis, the Spotlight is on “The Silicon Valley of the Midwest”

DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Scott Kellen as Chief Financial Officer

Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

ANI Acquires 23 ANDAs from IDT Australia, Ltd.

Progress MN: MD Biosciences Inc.

Louis T. Ruggiero Named CBO of Collagen Solutions Plc

Magenta Therapeutics Appoints Amy Ronneberg, President of Be The Match BioTherapies, to Board of Directors

Vidscrip, Zipnosis Team Up to Personalize the Virtual Care Experience

March 22, 2018: In the Know

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Mayo Clinic Spin-off Sonex Health Lands 2nd City Loan, Eyes Expansion in Rochester



Cantel Medical Acquires Aexis Medical



Urology startup UroCure raises $3m

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Minnesota medtech companies devise treatments for opioid-use disorder

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Three Twin Cities black tech leaders land spots in accelerators

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Bio-Techne Expands RNAscope® ISH Automation – Facilitating Drug Discovery and Development

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Delta Dental of Minnesota to Break Ground on Bemidji Facility This Spring

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4 Insights from Health and Med-Tech Media Members

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DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Closing of Private Placement

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Mayo Clinic Ups Stake in DIY Genetic Testing Firm, Sees Health Benefits in New Tech

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November 8, 2017: In the Know

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  1. New tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements closer to human trials
  2. Mayo taps Banner Health exec to be next CFO
  3. First Phase of America’s Next Life Science Corridor Begins
  4. Surmodics Q4 results top sales, earnings estimates
  5. Inspire Medical Systems Ranks #2 on Cleveland Clinic’s List of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018
  6. DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Publication of Positive Clinical Results for DM199 in the International Journal of Clinical Trials
  7. Rebiotix and the C Diff Foundation Applaud the State of Minnesota as it Declares November C. Difficile Infection Awareness Month
  8. 2017 CFO of the Year: Carmen Bringgold, NxThera Inc.Minnesota Cup winner with eye device raises $1.4M
  9. Imricor, Mirtle Medical join forces on MRI-guided heart ablation
  10. 4C Medical’s Novel Transcatheter Mitral Valve Presented at TCT 2017 Shark Tank Innovation Competition

September 14, 2017: In the Know

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  1. Three Prime Opportunities in the Digital Health Market
  2. Teva Appoints New Chief Executive After Months of Speculation
  3. Fresh Paint, New HQ for StemoniX 
  4. Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Enrolls First Patient in TRILUMINATE Tricuspid Repair Trial
  5. These pigs are helping researchers find cures for cancer, and could someday grow human organs
  6. St. Teresa Medical Announces First Commercial Use of SURGICLOT® in Auckland, New Zealand
  7. DiaMedica Announces the Initiation of Phase 2 Trial Evaluating DM199 (Recombinant Human KLK1) in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
  8. Vanguard Medical Group Partners with Zipnosis to Improve Patient Access by Launching Virtual Care
  9. Baird Capital Promotes Three
  10. Rebiotix Seeks $10M in Funding Round
  11. Bio-Techne Acquires Trevigen Inc.
  12. MedNet Solutions Announces Technology Partnership With arivis
  13. Spotlight Innovation, Indiana University to Jointly Research, Develop New SMA Therapies
  14. Mayo Clinic Care Network Expands into China
  15. Heraeus Medical Components LLC has acquired Biotectix LLC assets
  16. Teva to sell contraceptive brand Paragard in $1.1 billion deal
  17. VivaQuant and DSI Announce Agreement
  18. AtriCure Announces U.S. Launch of the AtriClip® PRO•V™ Device
  19. How the University of Minnesota Turns its Research into Startups
  20. Humanetics Awarded Patent for Drug That Improves the Effectiveness of Radiation Treatment for Cancer
  21. SPR Therapeutics® Secures $25 Million in Series C Financing
  22. Human Emotions on a Healthcare Platform for Cancer Survivors
  23. Cogentix Medical Announces Cahaba GBA, LLC Extends Coverage for Urgent PC Maintenance Therapy

April 27, 2017: In the Know

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  1. Sunshine Heart Closes $9M Offering
  2. Collagen Solutions to Save Money by Relocating R&D Hub to its Minneapolis HQ
  3. Collagen Solutions Chief Hails 26% Surge in Revenues
  4. Hill-Rom Introduces Monarch Airway Clearance System
  5. DiaMedica Lands Another $2 Million for Urine-Linked Drug
  6. Japan’s Sawai Pharmaceutical to Acquire the Generics Business of U.S. Upsher-Smith Laboratories
  7. ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Indapamide Tablets
  8. Paul Buckman, John Erb, and Mark Wagner Join Miromatrix’ Board of Directors
  9. Monteris Medical Announces New Data from Clinical Studies Evaluating Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Brain Lesions

April 20, 2017: In the Know

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  1. Sansoro Health Raises $5.2 Million to Drive Integration of Digital Health Applications with Electronic Medical Records
  2. Rochester Startup Vyriad Expanding, Signs Lease for Ex-IBM Building
  3. DeviceTalks, Medical Alley Partner to Create a World-Class, Medtech Experience Only at DeviceTalks Minnesota
  4. Partnerships Make a More Affordable Campus
  5. Mayo Plans ‘Training and Command Center’
  6. Creating IT Futures, Minneapolis Urban League & City of Minneapolis Bring IT-Ready Career Program Downtown
  7. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces New “Future of Health Care” Initiative
  8. Blue Cross CEO ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Individual Market
  9. The Role of Health Technology in Lessening Pressures on the NHS
  10. Zyga Announces 100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Study on Simmetry Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  11. Medtronic Signs Definitive Agreement to Divest a Portion of Its Patient Monitoring & Recovery Division to Cardinal Health for $6.1 Billion
  12. Surmodics Appoints Lisa Wipperman Heine to its Board of Directors
  13. DiaMedica Therapeutics Completes Private Placement with U.S. Based Family Office

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