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Dr. Laura Mauri to Join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & Analytics

DUBLIN – April 5, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced Laura Mauri, M.D., M.Sc., interventional cardiologist and clinical researcher at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & […]

Boston Scientific Prevails In European Patent Dispute With Edwards Lifesciences

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it, along with several other opponents, successfully opposed Edwards Lifesciences Corporation’s European patent EP 2,399,550 (‘550) in the European Patent Office (EPO), resulting in a revocation of the patent. The ‘550 patent was the only Edwards patent that […]

Aziyo Announces CanGaroo Strategic Co-Distribution Agreement with BIOTRONIK US

SILVER SPRING, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aziyo Biologics, Inc., a fully integrated regenerative medicine company, today announced that it has entered into a US co-distribution agreement for its CanGaroo® Bio Envelope with BIOTRONIK, Inc., a global leader in cardio- and endovascular medical technology. CanGaroo Bio Envelopes are a natural extracellular matrix (ECM) scaffold that […]

Ra Medical Systems Appoints Andrew Jackson as Chief Financial Officer

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, manufacturers of laser-based solutions for the treatment of cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, announced today that the Company has appointed Andrew Jackson as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jackson has over 20 years of finance experience in life science and technology companies, including extensive […]

APN Health Announces Commercial Release of its Innovative Cardiac Mapping System

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–APN Health, LLC (www.apnhealth.com) announces its Navik 3D mapping system is commercially released and in clinical use. The first clinical case using the technology was performed on March 22nd at St. Luke’s Medical center in Milwaukee. Navik 3D is intended for catheter-based atrial and ventricular mapping using compatible catheters […]

Penumbra, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call for May 8, 2018

ALAMEDA, Calif., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Penumbra, Inc. (NYSE: PEN) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss financial results for the first quarter 2018 after market close on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time. A press release with first quarter 2018 financial results will be issued after market […]

HeartStitch® Inc. Announces CE Mark For CoAp Pro Mitral Valve Repair

ZWICKAU, Germany, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HeartStitch® has received its CE Mark in the European Union for its device for treatment of mitral valve repair.   This approval will provide physicians the ability to remodel the leaflets of the mitral valve and reestablish proper coaptation. The CoAp Pro expands HeartStitch’s product line of cardiovascular […]

Emboline, Inc. Completes Funding Of Over $10 Million

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Emboline, Inc., an emerging medical device company with a game-changing device for total embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures, announced today that it has completed a Series B funding round totaling over $10 million. The funding includes $3 million in new […]