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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 […]

In The Know: Healthcare News From Medical Alley, Feb. 18. 2019

Nuvaira Announces a $79 Million Financing Round to Pursue Groundbreaking Treatment of COPD Mayo Clinic researchers develop more efficient system to reprogram stem cells The Tech 20: Innovations That Should Be On Your Radar Memphis preemie receives world’s first commercially-approved, pea-sized heart device Medtronic and Medical University of South Carolina Team Up to Improve Outcomes […]

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, January 28, 2019

Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars Six MAA Members Named to Fortune’s List of Most Admired Companies Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet extend collaboration to research next generation of microbiome treatments Boston Scientific launches primary cell and deep brain stimulation […]

September 14, 2018: In The Know

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Augmenix, Inc.   4C Medical raises $17m Series A for mitral repair device Contract med-tech manufacturer Minnetronix to launch own device   FDA launches pilot payer program to help mitigate coverage woes for medtech startups   CHF Solutions buys Vasamed’s AcQtrac   Aurora receives council approval for expansion project […]

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