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Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline team up in $40M equity deal for back-pain startup
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Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline team up in $40M equity deal for back-pain startup

By kgrayson@bizjournals.com – May 30, 2017 Medtronic has joined in a $40 million round of equity financing for Saluda Medical, a med-tech company with operations in the Twin Cities. Saluda is developing an implantable medical device to treat chronic back pain and other conditions using electrical pulses. The Australia-based company expanded into […]

First Choice Announces Share Repurchase Plan
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First Choice Announces Share Repurchase Plan

MELBOURNE, FL–(Marketwired – Jun 2, 2017) – First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) (“FCHS,” “First Choice” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s only non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare services companies focused on the delivery of total musculoskeletal solutions with an emphasis on Orthopaedics and spine care, today announced that […]

Arthromeda Inc. Completes Successful Preclinical Studies and Closes Funding for Its ArthroSight Patient-Specific Navigation Platform
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Arthromeda Inc. Completes Successful Preclinical Studies and Closes Funding for Its ArthroSight Patient-Specific Navigation Platform

LOWELL, Mass., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Arthromeda, Inc., a developer of intelligent orthopedic navigation systems, closed its Series D financing to take the ArthroSight-PS Hip Alignment System (ArthroSight-PS) through commercial regulatory approvals and clinical validation.  This was achieved following a series of successful cadaver labs conducted by surgeon Daniel Ward, […]

RTI Surgical® Partners in New Manufacturing USA Institute
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RTI Surgical® Partners in New Manufacturing USA Institute

June 02, 2017 ALACHUA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RTI Surgical (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, is part of a new public-private Manufacturing USA initiative, the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI). Headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, ARMI is the twelfth Manufacturing USA institute. It brings together a consortium of nearly 100 […]

Additive Manufacturing for Orthopedic Implants to Generate More Than $1B in Revenue Opportunities by 2026
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Additive Manufacturing for Orthopedic Implants to Generate More Than $1B in Revenue Opportunities by 2026

CROZET, VA, May 31, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — SmarTech Publishing, the leading provider of in-depth industry analysis services to the additive manufacturing industry, has published its first ever true industry opportunity deep dive market research report on the burgeoning ‘additive orthopedics’ industry, revealing an area of well-defined opportunity for additive manufacturing […]

Neuromonitoring Company Founded by Former NFL Quarterback Set to Go Public
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Neuromonitoring Company Founded by Former NFL Quarterback Set to Go Public

Source: The Life Sciences Report – May 29, 2017 Assure Neuromonitoring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Assure Holdings Inc. (IOM:TSX.V), provides intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services. The standard of care in the United States is to provide IONM services to monitor the nervous systems of patients undergoing invasive surgeries such as spine, […]

Amedica Announces Delayed Filing of Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Receipt of Nasdaq Letter
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Amedica Announces Delayed Filing of Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Receipt of Nasdaq Letter

SALT LAKE CITY, UT–(Marketwired – May 26, 2017) – Amedica Corporation (NASDAQ: AMDA), an innovative biomaterial company which develops and manufactures silicon nitride as a platform for biomedical applications, announced today that it has delayed the filing of its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, […]

Keck School of Medicine of USC receives $2.2 million NIH grant for bone repair research
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Keck School of Medicine of USC receives $2.2 million NIH grant for bone repair research

LOS ANGELES – Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chair and professor of orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research gene […]

Antibe Therapeutics Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of Units
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Antibe Therapeutics Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of Units

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Company“) (TSXV: ATE) (OTCQX: ATBPF) a diversified biotechnology company announced today that it has filed a preliminary short form prospectus in connection with a proposed marketed offering of units of the Company (the “Units”) for minimum gross proceeds of $3,000,000 and maximum gross proceeds of $5,000,000 (the […]

Stryker Returns To DEAN & DELUCA Invitational For Second Consecutive Year With Plans To Honor Military Veteran With Service Canine
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Stryker Returns To DEAN & DELUCA Invitational For Second Consecutive Year With Plans To Honor Military Veteran With Service Canine

MAHWAH, N.J., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Stryker Orthopaedics announced today plans to activate in Fort Worth, TX for the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational. For the second consecutive year appearing at the tournament, Stryker will continue to engage with fans through its onsite activation, The Mobility Zone – a destination designed […]

DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System May Improve Outcomes and Lower Hospital Costs
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DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System May Improve Outcomes and Lower Hospital Costs

SOMERVILLE, N.J., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ethicon* announced the results of two economic analyses demonstrating that the DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure system, a product that combines a topical skin adhesive with a self-adhering patch, is associated with improved patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs for hospitals. Both studies are being […]