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Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDGL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutic candidates for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, and liver diseases, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $200 million of its […]

Acasti Pharma to Present at the XVIII(th) International Symposium on Atherosclerosis

LAVAL, Québec, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acasti Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ACST) (TSX-V:ACST) (the “Company” or “Acasti Pharma”), a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre® (omega-3 phospholipid) for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, today announced that the Company is scheduled to […]

Laurie Heilmann Named President of New CrownBio Global Life Science and Diagnostic Solutions Division

SAN DIEGO, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crown Bioscience, a global drug discovery and development services company providing translational platforms to advance oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research, today announces the appointment of Laurie Heilmann as President of CrownBio Global Life Science Product and Diagnostic Solutions. Heilmann will lead […]

Novoheart Receives C$400,000 in Research Funding from the Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novoheart (“Novoheart” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NVH) (FWB:3NH), a global stem cell biotechnology company, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Novoheart Limited, has been awarded a non-dilutional government grant of C$400,000 from the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) of Hong Kong. The […]

Biotricity’s Bioflux Named Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution by MedTech Breakthrough

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biotricity Inc. (OTCQB:BTCY), a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company dedicated to delivering innovative, biometric remote monitoring solutions, today announced that its Bioflux device has won the prestigious MedTech Breakthrough Award 2018 for Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution. MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes […]

Brinavess Data Receives Top Award For Best Article Published In The Spanish Medical Journal EMERGENCIAS

VANCOUVER, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Correvio Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CORV / TSX: CORV), a revenue-generating, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing hospital drugs, today announced that the Brinavess®study, titled “Vernakalant in hospital emergency practice: safety and effectiveness,” published by José Carbajosa Dalmau (Alicante, Spain), was awarded first prize for the best work published during […]

Daiichi Sankyo’s U.S. Products Liability Litigation Settlement Program Moves Forward; More than 97 Percent of Eligible Litigants and Claimants Opt In

TOKYO and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. announced today that more than 97 percent of eligible claimants have opted into the product liability litigation settlement program announced on August 1, 2017 for cases brought against various Daiichi Sankyo and Forest entities. These cases are related to […]

Neovasc Inc. Reports Results of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN) is pleased to announce the results of the votes on matters considered at its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on June 4, 2018 in Vancouver, B.C. (the “Meeting”). At the Meeting, the shareholders of the Company (the “Shareholders”) re-elected […]

Philips to expand its Image-Guided Therapy portfolio with the acquisition of EPD Solutions

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders). EPD’s cardiac imaging and navigation system [1] helps electrophysiologists navigate the heart by generating […]

Caladrius Biosciences Sells Rights to Counter-Flow Centrifugation System to Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLBS) (“Caladrius” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with multiple technology platforms targeting autoimmune and select cardiovascular indications, announces today that the Company has sold for $2.5 million its ownership interest in a development-stage, fully enclosed, automated, programmable […]