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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 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 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 […]

In the Know — Healthcare News From Medical Alley, April 29, 2019

NeoChord Raises Additional Financing to Drive Catheter-based Program Development, Bringing Total Series D Funding to over $32 Million Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Lotus Edge TAVR Bright Health CEO Bob Sheehy on how the business has grown since record $200 million funding deal Matt Miller, head of UnitedHealthcare accelerator, says applications are flooding in […]

In the Know — April 22, 2019

Startup SilkTech Biopharmaceuticals raises $6M to turn silkworm cocoons into eyedrops Magic Mouthwash effective treatment for mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy BI and Lilly’s diabetes drug Jardiance reverses heart failure in animal models How a New Device is Improving the Lives of People With Spinal-cord Injuries The Future of Wearable Tech Is Called […]

In the Know: April 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic finds 3 factors in care plan extend life for advanced pancreatic cancer patients RxFunction Seeking $12 Million in New Financing New app Yonder, developed at U, takes a bite out of kids’ dental anxieties UHC Named Minnesota’s Most Valuable Brand Ecolab Inc. joins Business Coalition for the Equality Act in support of LGBTQ […]

In The Know: April 1, 2019

Abbott Announces CE Mark for Alinity™ m Diagnostics System and Assays, the Latest in Molecular Technology, to Help Deliver Critical Test Results and Benefits to Patients Research Brief: Developing a blood test to screen for ovarian cancer Removal of ‘zombie cells’ alleviates causes of diabetes in obese mice Flywheel, a part of Invenshure incubator, closes […]

In the Know — March 18, 2019

Forging a new path for health care Immigration to US Westernizes Asian guts Lancaster-based Smart Health Innovation Lab’s 3rd client, OneOme, has Mayo Clinic ties FDA approves new indication for valve repair device to treat certain heart failure patients with mitral regurgitation Boston Scientific wins CE Mark for Watchman FLX anti-stroke implant POPS! Diabetes Care […]

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

Tiny medical device designed in Minnesota repairs the tiniest hearts StemoniX lands $14.4M to develop ‘micro-organs’ – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic’s RF Ablation Platform FDA Cleared to Control Pain Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes Microbiologics rapidly evolving in the virology industry […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for February 25, 2019

Medtronic launches ‘brain pacemaker’ implant for reducing epileptic seizures Walz Budget Plan Includes Restoration of Angel Tax Credit Program Abbott Introduces the World’s Most Sensitive Rapid Diagnostic Test, Determine™ HBsAg 2, to Accelerate Hepatitis B Care U of M’s ‘Dexalytics’ system will be used by NFL teams at next week’s scouting combine St. Thomas and […]

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