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  1. Outsourced Pharma San Francisco 2017 Agenda Update

    Outsourced Pharma San Francisco will feature Achaogen as its Spotlight Leadership Company at its conference for professionals of biotech, pharma, and contract development and manufacturing organizations (October 17 - 18 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport). The session is titled: Spotlight Leadership Company: Achaogen.

  2. NuVasive’s MAGEC Scoliosis Treatment Cleared By FDA

    NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the Company's redesigned MAGEC® system with its RELINE® Small Stature system.

  3. Abbott Issues New Updates For Implanted Cardiac Devices

    Recently, Abbott notified physicians of updates to its implantable pacemakers and defibrillators as part of its ongoing commitment to continuously improve patient care.

  4. Robotic Exoskeleton Has Potential To Alleviate Crouch Gait In Children With Cerebral Palsy

    Researchers from the NIH Clinical Center Rehabilitation Medicine Department have created the first robotic exoskeleton specifically designed to treat crouch (or flexed-knee) gait in children with cerebral palsy by providing powered knee extension assistance at key points during the walking cycle.

  5. Water-Repellent Nanosheet Wrapper Enhances Biological Microscopy

    Japanese scientists have developed a unique water-repellent nanomaterial that can be wrapped around biological tissue to visualize high-quality images for a longer period of time.

  6. Medtronic Rides Strong Cardiac/Vascular Growth To Big Q1

    Medtronic plc recently announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2018, which ended July 28, 2017.

  7. Medtronic’s Attain Stability Quad MRI SureScan Active-Fixation Heart Lead Gains CE Mark

    Medtronic plc announced it has received CE (Conformité Européene) Mark for the Attain Stability Quad MRI SureScan left heart lead. Paired with Medtronic quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillators (CRT-D) and -pacemakers (CRT-P), the Attain Stability Quad lead features novel, active-fixation technology that is designed for precise lead placement and stability.

  8. J&J’s Ethicon Launches ProxiSure Suturing Device

    Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, announced today the U.S. launch of the ProxiSure™ Suturing Device, an advanced laparoscopic suturing device featuring Ethicon endomechanical, suture and curved needle technologies.

  9. Zeiss Acquires Veracity Innovations, LLC

    ZEISS continues to lead in advancing the digitalization of eye care with the acquisition of Veracity Innovations, LLC, led by renowned ophthalmologists Dr. Kyle Smith and Dr. Kerry Solomon.

  10. MTD Micro Molding Makes Inc. 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Companies For 2nd Time

    MTD Micro Molding, a long-time leader and expert problem solver in micro-injection molding for the medical device industry, made the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies for the second time. MTD Micro Molding was ranked at position #4735 due to its three-year growth of 48%.