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Up & Running with Patrick Walsh and Vincent Truong of Anatomi Corp

Patrick Walsh, M.S. CEO/CTO is a serial inventor with 10 years’ experience innovating in stem cell biology. Patrick led both academic and industrial research teams in manufacture of stem cell products and provided technical proof-of-concept to secure $16M in federal contracting work for Lonza, Inc. Patrick earned his Masters of Science in Stem Cell Biology […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 23, 2020

Ed. note: Without question the biggest story of the week is — and for the foreseeable future will be — COVID-19 and what companies are doing in response. We have collected all of those stories at medicalalley.org/covid19. We still want to highlight the other life-changing work being done by Medical Alley companies during this time, […]

University of Minnesota to test three drugs for COVID-19 patients

Via Minneapolis Star Tribune “Minnesota’s remdesivir study is one of three randomized controlled clinical trials announced by the U’s Medical School on Friday that will use existing drugs to try to treat people who have been exposed to COVID-19… In addition to the Ebola drug, the U studies will examine the effects of drugs to […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 16, 2020

Mayo Clinic rolls out COVID-19 test CHF Solutions looks to bring its tech to help COVID-19 patients Mayo Clinic starts drive-thru testing for COVID-19 Our Commitment During the COVID-19 Pandemic Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Development University of Minnesota to test three drugs for […]

Up & Running with Matthew Smyth, CEO of StimSherpa

Matthew Smyth has two decades of professional experience in business, strategy, engineering, law and intellectual property. He started his engineering career in the telecommunications space; obtained a law degree and then spent four years as an associate and patent attorney at Fish & Richardson; moved to an in-house legal position at Honeywell, where he provided […]

Up & Running with Ramji Iyer, CEO of Laplace Interventional

Ramji Iyer is the founder and CEO of Laplace Interventional, which is developing a unique solution to tricuspid regurgitation. In his last role, Ramji was the Senior Director of R&D at LivaNova (Caisson Interventional) and led their transcatheter mitral valve program. Ramji has over 10+ years of heart valve development experience with over 20 patents […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 2, 2020

PhysIQ and U.S. Veteran’s Affairs Publish Breakthrough Study Takeda Takes Aim at Becoming World Leader in Treating Celiac and Other GI Disorders Abilitech aims to arm people with independence Medtronic names its first chief inclusion and diversity officer Cleveland Clinic spinout Cardionomic raises $16 million Abbott touts real-world data around FreeStyle Libre system gBETA Medtech […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, Co-Founder of Sandstone Diagnostics

Greg Sommer is a PhD-level engineer, entrepreneur, and executive in consumer healthcare and clinical diagnostics. In 2012, Dr. Sommer co-founded Sandstone Diagnostics, a Bay Area medical technology and tools company enabling lab testing anywhere, anytime by bringing the centrifuge to the patient. Dr. Sommer was recognized as a 2015 Bay Area “40 Under 40” by […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for 24 February 2020

St. Paul firm developing hypertension therapy raises $31 million Abbott wins CE Mark for ICD device Mayo Clinic expands access to clinical insights and digital content Halma expands capabilities in oxygen analysis and delivery products with acquisition of Maxtec, LLC PhysIQ raises $6m for its AI for wearable insights RIS Approves $150,000 in Research Grants […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 17, 2010

Carrot Health Named Top Innovator in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Nference Poised for Growth Following Mayo Clinic Investment, Partnership Minnesota Partnership Awards Leverage Top Experts Against Disease Medtronic to bolster its AI, surgical robotics work with Digital Surgery acquisition Takeda Pharmaceuticals invests in data management platform Seqster Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation Commit More Than […]

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