Avinger Announces Successful Treatment of 500th Patient with Next-Generation Pantheris Device

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced that physicians in 59 sites globally have successfully treated more than 500 patients with the next-generation Pantheris image-guided atherectomy system for the treatment of […]

Otsuka Medical Devices and Veryan Medical Announce Completion of Acquisition

TOKYO, Japan and HORSHAM, U.K., 13 December, 2018 — Otsuka Medical Devices Co., Ltd. (“Otsuka Medical Devices”), a 100% subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., and Veryan Medical Ltd. (“Veryan”) announce the completion of the acquisition of Veryan by Otsuka Medical Devices through its UK subsidiary Otsuka Medical Devices UK […]

Merit Medical Ireland Wins Medtech Company of the Year Award 2018

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, today announced that its subsidiary Merit Medical Ireland won the […]

XyloCor Therapeutics Raises $17 Million in Series A Financing to Advance Gene Therapy Portfolio in Cardiovascular Disease

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XyloCor Therapeutics, a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of gene therapy for unmet needs in cardiovascular disease, today announced the close of a $17 million Series A financing which was co-led by Sofinnova Ventures and LSP (Life Sciences Partners). Proceeds from the financing will be used […]

MyoKardia to Present at the BMO 2018 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MyoKardia, Inc. (Nasdaq: MYOK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering precision medicine for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Taylor Harris, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the BMO 2018 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, […]

P. (Laxmin) Laxminarain Appointed to Millar’s Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Millar, Inc., medical device manufacturer and OEM pressure sensor integration partner, today announced the appointment of P. (Laxmin) Laxminarain to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Laxminarain’s successful track record in the medical device industry for over 30 years will provide Millar a significant upgrade in governance talent […]

Orchestra BioMed™ Appoints C. Evan Ballantyne as Chief Financial Officer

NEW HOPE, Pa., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orchestra BioMed, Inc. (“Orchestra BioMed” or the “Company”), a biomedical innovation company developing advanced therapeutic solutions to address major unmet medical needs, announced today that it has appointed Evan Ballantyne as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Ballantyne is an experienced financial and […]

Revive Solutions Raises $3.4M Seed Round to Develop Life-Saving Cardiac Technology

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revive Solutions, Inc. (“Revive” or the “Company”), a leading developer of a next generation Automated External Defibrillator (“AED”) addressing the global public health issue of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (“SCA”), has announced the completion of its $3.4M Seed Financing Round, which was led by new investor, Greenbox Venture Partners, […]