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Tecomet's Art Burghouwt shows photochemical etching capabilities in making surface texture

July 7, 2010 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Art Burghouwt, Director of Business Development at Tecomet, shows how the company is able to provide a surface texture on orthopedic implantables using a photochemical etching process. The advantage over traditional coating processes is that this process is repeatable to fabricate the...

Genetically reprogrammed HSV given systemically shrinks distant sarcomas

July 7, 2010 7:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Scientists have used a genetically reprogrammed herpes virus and an anti-vascular drug to shrink spreading distant sarcomas designed to model metastatic disease in mice -- still an elusive goal when treating humans with cancer,...


Researchers demystifying complex cellular communications hubs found in sensory neurons

July 7, 2010 7:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) It's safe to say that cilia, the hairlike appendages jutting out from the smooth surfaces of most mammalian cells, have long been misunderstood -- underestimated, even.


Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology: July 16-19, 2010, Berlin, Germany

July 7, 2010 7:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Cardiology) Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology, the first scientific meeting ever organized by the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science of the European Society of Cardiology, is being held in Berlin this month to provide a new European platform for the...


Draper working on inner ear drug delivery device

July 7, 2010 7:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Draper Laboratory from Cambridge, MA, is developing a new implantable device that can deliver drugs right to the inner ear.

Bio2 takes $1M for orthopedic materials tech

July 7, 2010 7:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Woburn medical device firm Bio2 Technologies Inc. has taken in $1.1 million in equity financing. The company makes tissue engineering scaffolds, intended for orthopedic use.

Perspectives on Global Design

July 7, 2010 7:35 am | Articles | Comments

For your area of the industry, what is the most significant consideration when designing a device for use both domestically and internationally?


Hospital study suggests that early transfusion increases acute upper GI re-bleeding risk

July 7, 2010 7:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Doctors have called for an urgent review of transfusion policies after a UK-wide study of 221 hospitals found that patients admitted with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding are more than twice as likely to suffer further bleeding if they receive a red blood...


Reny and Company's Steve Raiken Talks Speed to Production

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Steve Raiken of Reny & Company offers solutions to get to the production stage faster when medical device components are needed. MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, was able to catch-up with Steve at the MD&M West 2010 show. Visit for more information about Reny & Company.

Inzign's Phua Swee Hoe Discusses Medical Device Molding

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Phua Swee Hoe of Inzign talks about the company's focus on molding capabilities for medical device manufacturers with MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, during a visit to the company facility in Singapore. Visit for more information about Inzign.

Racer Technology's Willy Koh explains molding capabilties

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Willy Koh, CEO of Racer Technology, explains the advantages the company brings to the table in terms of serving as a one-stop shop for OEMs. They offer product/mechanical design through to complete box build of a device. The company is able to offer a comprehensive array of solutions as a...

Microchip Technology Multimedia Expansion Board

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MicrochipTechnology | Videos | Comments

Visit to learn more. Overview of the Multimedia Expansion Board for PIC32 for high performance user interface development.

Momentive's Sharon Shatto talks StatSil antimicrobial silicone elastomer technology

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Sharon Shatto, Americas Healthcare Marketing Manager at Momentive Performance Materials, talks about the award winning (2009 Frost and Sullivan Product Innovation Award) StatSil antimicrobial silicone elastomer technology platform. The material addresses the need for antimicrobial...

MicroCare Medical's Jay Tourigny talks about collaboration with Dow Corning on coating technology

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Jay Tourigny, VP of Operations at MicroCare Medical, discusses the collaboration with the company and Dow Corning to offer an innovative coating solution. He also demonstrates the advantage of what MicroCare's coating delivery technology can do when used with the Dow product. Visit...

Nelson Labs' Dan Floyd Highlights the EtO sterilization validation process

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Dan Floyd, Sterilization Section Leader at Nelson Labs, walks you through the validation process for a medical device using EtO sterilization for the first time. Visit to find out more about Nelson Labs.


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