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GIN and Sigolis Merger Creates Strong Partner for Development and Manufacture of Diagnostics Disposables

April 1, 2014 3:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Global Innovation Network Oy (GIN) and Sigolis AB today announced a merger of the two companies. The new company, named Ginolis Oy, provides an innovative one-stop solution for the development and manufacturing of in vitro diagnostic (IVD)...


A Bandage that Senses Tremors, Delivers Drugs, and Keeps a Record

April 1, 2014 1:31 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Offering a preview of what future wearable medical devices may look like, researchers in Korea have built a skin patch that’s thinner than a sheet of paper and can detect subtle tremors, release drugs stored inside nanoparticles on-demand...


A Noninvasive Test Can Help Predict Bladder Cancer Recurrence

April 1, 2014 12:23 am | by AACR | News | Comments

A DNA methylation marker test done on urine samples collected from patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) can predict tumor recurrence with high sensitivity and specificity, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer...


A Better Way to Grow Motor Neurons from Stem Cells

March 31, 2014 5:34 pm | by University of Illinois | News | Comments

Researchers report they can generate human motor neurons from stem cells much more quickly and efficiently than previous methods allowed. The finding, described in Nature Communications, will aid efforts to model human motor neuron...  


DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting

March 31, 2014 4:17 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting is the largest multidisciplinary event that brings together a community of life sciences professionals at all levels and across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management...

EuroMedtech 2014

March 31, 2014 4:00 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Partner with high-level decision makers and hear their perspectives and insights on many strategic industry issues.

12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference

March 31, 2014 3:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Eliminate Staffing Overlaps: 7 Strategies to Run a Lean ASC - click here  to read this article from Becker's ASC Review...

2nd Annual ‘Designing Medical Devices’

March 31, 2014 2:53 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The second annual Designing Medical Devices Forum has been announced for 2 June 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. Co-sponsored by Specialty Coating Systems (SCS), Oliver-Tolas, Zestron and NAMSA, the one-day seminar will educate engineers...


Business of Plastics Conference 2015

March 31, 2014 2:33 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The Plastics Industry Trade Association is accepting presentation and speaker proposals for the Business of Plastics Conference, an educational program on advanced technologies and pressing business issues...

Plastics in Medical Devices 2014

March 31, 2014 2:21 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Plastics in Medical Devices 2014 will be held May 6-8 at the new Cleveland Convention Center, adjacent to the Global Center for Health Innovation, which is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and healthcare on four themed floors.

The Internet of Things and Medical Device Product Development: Practical Strategy Suggestions

March 31, 2014 2:21 pm | by Joe Kreidler, Director of Electrical and Software Engineering, and Joe Wascow, Principal and CMO, Optimal Design | Articles | Comments

With an astonishing 25 billion devices predicted to be connected to the Internet by 2015, the Internet of Things (IoT) stands to become a multi-trillion dollar market by the end of the decade. Wireless sensors are being used on everything...


Drug-Eluting Stents Demonstrate Better Outcomes After One Year than Bare Metal Stents in At-Risk Patients

March 31, 2014 2:12 pm | by The American College of Cardiology | News | Comments

Use of drug-eluting stents is associated with a lower risk of major cardiovascular events at one year compared to bare metal stents when followed by an individualized course of blood-thinning medication among patients previouly thought...


Sony DADC and Singulex Announce Strategic Partnership for Proprietary Detection Vessels

March 31, 2014 1:53 pm | by Singulex | News | Comments

Sony DADC Austria AG and Singulex, Inc. today announced an exclusive multi-year supply agreement covering customized detection vessels designed and manufactured by Sony DADC BioSciences for the Sgx ClarityTM System, an ultrasensitive...


Nano-Paper Filter Can Remove Viruses

March 31, 2014 12:37 pm | by Uppsala University | News | Comments

Researchers at the Division of Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with an efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters. The paper filter...


Gel Allows for Targeted Therapy After Heart Attack

March 31, 2014 12:32 pm | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Combatting the tissue degrading enzymes that cause lasting damage following a heart attack is tricky. Each patient responds to a heart attack differently and damage can vary from one part of the heart muscle to another, but existing treatments...



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