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In the Know: Healthcare News for June 17, 2019

‘What if we become the change we want to see’? We got a look at the slide deck of Bind, a startup that’s raised $70 million to upend the way we pay for healthcare Abbott touts real-world CGM data at diabetes conference AED Leader Cardiac Science Agrees to Be Acquired by ZOLL Upsher-Smith Laboratories Enters […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 10, 2019

Smiths Medical Appoints New CEO Medical device makers in Minnesota, U.S. brace for tariff fallout Mayo Clinic plans research building with $32 million gift Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. CVRx Adds $18m to Funding Round Upsizing Upsher-Smith Labs Medtronic wins $150m radiology, imaging equipment DoD supply contract Medical-data firm Flywheel nabs another $2.5 million […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 3, 2019

California teen traveling to U of M to study her own rare skin disorder Telerehabilitation improves quality of life for patients with late-stage cancers, reduces costs Using the heart’s natural pacemaker wires Study: Many Americans Say They Are More Likely to Participate in a Fitness Routine if Given Opportunity to Socialize, Earn Financial Incentives Abbott, […]

In the Know — Healthcare News for May 27, 2019

Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs MagStim wins FDA nod, launches StimGuide TMS navigation system Buoyed by CGT growth, Bio-Techne plans plant to supply $200m of reagents Minneapolis med-tech firm SynerFuse raises $2.6M FDA Approves Extension of Treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome to Include Children Strategic […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 20, 2019

Abbott Partners With NIH On BRAIN Initiative to Advance Research for Neurological Disorders Generic drugmaker Upsher-Smith plans Maple Grove expansion CVRx data show its device can benefit heart-failure patients 76% of Patients Positively Impacted Within 12 weeks in new MIRODERM Clinical Study Bright Health to expand into 5 new states next year VentureMed Group Grows […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 13, 2019

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Vertiflex, Inc. Red Wing med-tech plant to ramp up operations under new CEO Philips announces collaboration with Medtronic to further advance the image-guided treatment of atrial fibrillation Sandstone Diagnostics Nabs $2.5M Liver cancer breakthrough at The Hormel Institute Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Vici peripheral venous stent Abbott […]

Up & Running with Dr. Andres Acosta, Founder and Ross Higgins, COO of Phenomix Sciences

Andres J. Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., focuses his research on gastrointestinal physiology to understand the complexity of food intake regulation and obesity. Obesity is a primary cause of type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Dr. Acosta’s laboratory utilizes a combination of genetics, physiology, pharmacology, proteomics, metabolomics, and gastrointestinal and brain imaging to […]

33rd International Conference on Business Incubation Highlights the Impact and Promise of Medical Alley

Bringing together attendees from more than 20 countries and a dozen states, the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) held their 33rd Annual Meeting in Minnesota this year, highlighting the state’s rapidly growing tech startup industry. InBIA is an international association for incubators, accelerators, and other organizations that support innovation ecosystems; they bring people from academia, […]

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 […]

European Medtech Clusters Choose Medical Alley for U.S. Market

The MedTech Alliance for Global Internationalization (MAGIA), a consortium of four leading medical device clusters, has chosen to partner with the Medical Alley Association in a multi-year effort to bring novel technologies to the U.S. market. This partnership builds on the success of BioMelbourne program in Melbourne, Australia and the recently established MedTech Bridge program […]

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