Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc.

Minneapolis/June 4, 2019/PRNewswire/ — Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) announced today it has reached agreement to acquire all of the stock of B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. The transaction has been completed and is being financed through available cash on hand. “We are very pleased to include the B-MoGen technology in Bio-Techne’s expanding portfolio of products that serve […]

New Headache Care Program Connects Patients to Latest, Advanced Headache Treatments

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – More than four million people in the United States suffer from chronic migraines, experiencing at least 15 migraine days per month. 44 percent of people experiencing severe headaches or migraines are never diagnosed. University of Minnesota Health has launched a new Headache Care program to help Minnesotans gain quick access to specialized […]

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 […]

Rare Disease Advisory Council One of Few Standalone Bills Passed by Minnesota Legislature

Minneapolis, MN – On Monday, May 20, 2019, hours before the Minnesota Legislature adjourned the first part of its 91st legislative session, the House and Senate voted unanimously to pass SF 973, establishing the Chloe Barnes Advisory Council on Rare Diseases. The council is named in honor of two-year-old Chloe Barnes who passed away from […]

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 […]

Dr. Genevieve Melton-Meaux Teaches Resiliency and Advocacy

The doors to The Hutton House’s courtyard were open wide on a warm May afternoon as the nearly 200 attendees of the second Women in Health Leadership event checked in and began to meet their peers from across healthcare. The sold-out event brought women from all stages of their careers together to hear about new […]

Fairview Offers Employers Tool to Relieve Burdens on Employees Doubling as Caregivers

MINNEAPOLIS — Fairview Health Services is launching a service for employers to combat the burden a growing number of adults experience juggling the duties of caregiving with other obligations. In January the Harvard Business School released a report entitled “The Caring Company,” calling on companies to recognize the impact caregiving is having on American workplaces. […]

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 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 […]

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