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Miller joins Concert Pharma's corporate leadership team

August 10, 2010 9:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Lexington-based Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc. has named Gregory Miller, a former senior director of business development and corporate strategy at AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc., as its head of business and corporate development.

Teleflex closes $400M sale of senior notes

August 10, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Teleflex Inc. said Tuesday it sold $400 million in senior notes, and used the proceeds to prepay debt and fund convertible bond hedge bond transactions.Teleflex's new senior notes are due in 2017. The total includes $50 million in notes purchased by the underwriters of its offering. The company...

NIH EUREKA Award Will Enable Design of New Brain Tumor Treatment

August 10, 2010 8:36 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a EUREKA grant from the National Cancer Institute to design a new way to treat invasive brain tumors by capturing the migrating cells that spread the disease.

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NeuroMetrix 2Q loss widens as revenue sinks

August 10, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker NeuroMetrix Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter loss deepened, as a change in Medicare reimbursement hurt revenue, which fell more than 40 percent.The Waltham, Mass., company said it lost $4.5 million, or 20 cents per share, in the three months that ended June 30. That...

Penwest to be bought by Endo Pharmaceuticals

August 10, 2010 7:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. has agreed to be acquired by 13-year partner Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Co. for about $144 million. Penwest develops extended-release drug delivery technology used in Opana ER, a pain killer launched and commercialized by Endo.

Connector Series Has Size 20 Fixed Contacts

August 10, 2010 7:31 am | Positronic | Product Releases | Comments

The MDX is a high reliability D-Subminiature connector with size 20 fixed contacts and is available with 9, 15, 25, 37, and 50 contacts.

Panel Mount Toggle Switches Feature One Through Four Pole Configurations

August 10, 2010 7:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, provides S Series toggle switches for 15 to 25 A applications.

Coaxial Resonator Oscillator Has Internal Proprietary Frequency Doubler

August 10, 2010 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek’s CVCO55CXT-6900-6900 coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO) is a coaxial-based VCO with an internal proprietary frequency doubler.

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Low Power FSK Transceiver Features Simplest Star Network Management

August 10, 2010 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, offers the AS3900 27 MHz FSK low-power transceiver with built-in star network management, the only one in the 27 MHz ISM band.

Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. Appoints Mr. Jack Zwick to Its Board of Directors

August 10, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.solarenergyinitiatives.com () —Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jack Zwick, CPA to its Board of Directors. The appointment comes at a vital time...

Exogenesis bumps financing up to $4.5M

August 10, 2010 6:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Exogenesis Corp., a gas cluster ion beam technology firm in Billerica, has raised $4.5 million in an amended equity offering. The company uses the GCIB technology to process implantable medical devices.

Neurochip technology developed by Canadian team

August 10, 2010 6:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Calgary) The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine scientists who proved it is possible to cultivate a network of brain cells that reconnect on a silicon chip -- or the brain on a microchip -- have been involved in the development of new technology that monitors brain...

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Regional protocols improve quality of care for aortic dissection patients

August 10, 2010 6:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation) Using a standardized protocol within a regional health network, a multidisciplinary acute aortic dissection program resulted in a 43 percent reduction in time to diagnosis for all AAD patients over the course of five years, based on study results...

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Chairman and Chief Scientist at ERT Recognized as One of 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences Industry

August 10, 2010 6:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, PA 10 August 2010 - ERT, a leading provider of centralized services to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, announces that Joel Morganroth, MD, Chairman and Chief Scientist, has been acknowledged by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the 100 most...

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Henry Schein will sell up to $400M in senior notes

August 10, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Henry Schein Inc. will sell up to $400 million in senior notes to two insurers over the next three years, the medical device and services distributor said Tuesday.The company may issue the notes between now and August 2012. It will be able to set the terms of the notes, which can range from...

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