Amedica(R) Signs Joint Venture Agreement With Orthopaedic Synergy(R)

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Amedica(R) Signs Joint Venture Agreement With Orthopaedic Synergy(R)

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Amedica Corporation (AC), a spinal and orthopaedic implant and instrument company focused on unique silicon nitride (SiN) ceramic technologies, announced today an agreement with Orthopaedic Synergy, Inc. (OSI), a holding company for OMNIlife Science™ and Enztec, both global designers, manufacturers and distributors of leading edge […]

Extremities

Memometal Technologies Acquires OrthoGlide Ankle Technology From Advanced Bio-Surfaces, Inc.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Memometal Technologies S.A., a global extremity orthopaedic manufacturer headquartered in France, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all the assets of Advanced Bio-Surfaces (ABS) Corporation’s OrthoGlide® Ankle Technology. “OrthoGlide Ankle Technology represents a new option for foot and ankle surgeons,” said Alan Taylor, General Manager of […]

Neuro

Acorda Therapeutics Announces Adrian L. Rabinowicz Joins as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Feb 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR 31.71, -0.23, -0.72%)announced today that Adrian L. Rabinowicz, M.D., FAAN, has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Head, Medical Affairs, reporting to Thomas Wessel, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rabinowicz will have responsibility for Acorda’s Medical Communications and […]

Financial

Neuralstem Completes $5.25 Million Financing

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: CUR) announced today that it has raised a total of $5,228,000 since the beginning of the year, comprised of a previously disclosed $1.5 million private placement of 646,551 common shares at $2.32, priced at a 30 percent premium over the market on the closing, and approximately $3.7 million from warrant […]

Spine

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology, Inc. Announces New CTO

MARQUETTE, Mich., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Jeff Millin, President and CEO of Pioneer Surgical Technology, with corporate headquarters located in Marquette, MI, has just announced the appointment of Qibin “Chip” Bao, Ph.D. to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Bao has 23 years of medical device research and development experience.  Since joining Pioneer […]

Stem Cell Summit Re-Cap
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Stem Cell Summit Re-Cap

This past week, OrthoSpineNews attended Robin Young’s 5th annual Stem Cell Summit in New York City. We see this emerging market as the next frontier for orthopedic and spine innovation and product platforms. The idea of using the patient’s own body to harvest healthy stem cells to treat orthopedic diseases could not only be the pinnacle of personalized medicine, but transform the entire musculoskeletal landscape. What made this year’s meeting unique was the sentiment among KOLs and executives that the time for stem cell technologies to commercialize is eminent.

Biologics

BioMimetic Therapeutics Completes Submission of PMA Application for FDA Approval of Augment™ Bone Graft

FRANKLIN, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioMimetic Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BMTI) today announced it has submitted the third and final module of its Premarket Approval (PMA) application for marketing of Augment™ Bone Graft in the U.S. This final module, containing a comprehensive review of the clinical data related to Augment, completes the PMA application […]

Spine

Anulex Technologies, Inc. Announces the Launch of the Xclose™ Plus Tissue Repair System and Achieves 7,300 Patients Treated Milestone

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anulex Technologies, Inc., a privately held medical device manufacturer focusing on spinal disc Preservation & Anular Repair™ products, announced the commercial availability of the Xclose™ Plus Tissue Repair System at the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves meeting in Orlando, Florida. The Xclose Plus Tissue […]

Spine

Frank Phillips, Paul Anderson and Federico Girardi Join SI-BONE’s Medical Advisory Board

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire / — SI-BONE, Inc. (Cupertino, California), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of a minimally invasive surgical device to treat sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction today announced that several key luminary spine surgeons have joined the Company’s Medical Advisory Board.  Drs. Frank M. Phillips, Paul A. Anderson and Federico […]