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CDRH OSEL Recruitment for ORISE: Post-doctoral researcher in Polymer Chemistry

May 18, 2011 9:33 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The candidate would be part of a collaborative team in the Division of Chemistry and Materials Science (DCMS), in the Office of Science and Engineering Labs (OSEL), at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at FDA


Concord Medical Services 1Q profit rises

May 18, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Concord Medical Services Holdings Ltd. said Wednesday its profit rose 4 percent in the first quarter as it continued to open new radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging centers.Concord Medical is the largest operator of radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China. At the end of...

IBM Helps Entrepreneurs Empower Patients With Tools To Improve Personal Health

May 18, 2011 8:38 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is working closely with a group of entrepreneurs whose new technologies can transform how people manage their personal health, the company said today at its SmartCamp in Austin, Texas. The forum there, one of several the company will do this year, is part of its investment...


Ever Play 20 Questions with a Referring Physician?

May 18, 2011 8:38 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

At least one radiologist is tired of ED physicians asking 20 questions after every scan. Do you share his pain?


Thermo Fisher buys plastic product maker Sterilin

May 18, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said Wednesday it acquired Sterilin Ltd., a U.K. company that makes disposable plastic products.The companies did not disclose terms of the deal. Thermo Fisher said Sterilin makes disposable plastic products used in sample collection,...

SME Announces New Industry-Focused Manufacturing Event in Hartford

May 18, 2011 6:54 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2011 — To meet the changing needs of East Coast manufacturers, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announced Mfg4 - a new conference-driven event to be held May 8-10, 2012, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. More

Merger complete, FluoroPharma Medical raises $3.5M

May 18, 2011 6:52 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

agents developer FluoroPharma Inc. has completed its merger with Commercial E Waste Management. Following the merger with the shell corporation, the resulting, combined public company, FluoroPharma Medical Inc., raised $3.5 million from a stock sale.

Celldex prices $31.5M stock offering

May 18, 2011 6:42 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Celldex Therapeutics Inc., the Needham company developing a brain cancer vaccine, has priced a public offering of 10 million shares of its common stock at about $3.15 per share. The offering would raise $31.5 million, with Celldex taking in about $29.4 million in net proceeds.


FluoroPharma Announces Completion of Merger and Fund Raising

May 18, 2011 6:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, May 18, 2011 /- FluoroPharma Medical (OTC.BB: CEWM) announced that it has completed a merger transaction with Commercial E Waste Management (CEWM). Effective as of the closing of the transaction, FluoroPharma became a wholly-owned subsidiary of CEWM. The newly combined, publicly...


PLC Medical Systems Adds Vice President of Clinical Affairs

May 18, 2011 6:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., May 18, 2011 /- PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device technologies, today announced that it has named Susan Papalia, RN, BSN, Vice President of Clinical Affairs.  In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing and...


Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: In Vitro Diagnostic Devices for Bacillus spp. Detection

May 18, 2011 6:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

This draft special controls guidance document was developed to support the proposed classification of in vitro diagnostic device for Bacillus spp. detection, a previously unclassified type of preamendments device, into class II, as recommended by the...


Abiomed reports fiscal 4Q loss, Impella sales rise

May 18, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Abiomed posted a loss for the fourth quarter which, unlike last year, did not have the benefit of the sale of its stake in World Heart Corp. Yet revenue rose sharply, giving a boost to company shares before the market opened Wednesday.Without the $6.4 million sale this year, the heart device...

Cepheid Appoints LABSCO as US Small Hospital Distributor

May 18, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18, 2011 /- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD ) today announced it has entered into an agreement with LABSCO ( ), the largest privately held distributor of clinical products in the United States, to become its US distribution partner for Cepheid's GeneXpert®...


Favorable Clinical Study Results Reported With Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy After LAA Closure With WATCHMAN® Device

May 18, 2011 4:33 am | by Boston Scientific | Comments

Results for Boston Scientific WATCHMAN device presented at EuroPCR


Reportlinker Adds Hong Kong SMBG Devices and Strips Market

May 18, 2011 1:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Hong Kong SMBG Devices and Strips Market...



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