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RA Medical Granted Broad Patent For DABRA Catheter For Cardiovascular Disease Treatment

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, makers of excimer lasers and catheters for cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company a broad patent (No. 9700655) that covers Ra Medical Systems’ DABRA™ catheter for cardiovascular disease treatment. The patent was granted […]

Rapid Medical Snags $9 Million to Advance Commercialization of Stroke Products

YOKNEAM, Israel, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Rapid Medical, a company focused on the development of neurovascular interventional devices, announced today that it has completed a Series B financing of $9M to advance the commercialization of the company’s minimally invasive stroke treatment and prevention products, the TIGERTRIEVER Revascularization Device, and the COMANECI, Adjustable Remodeling Mesh. […]

Feinstein Investigators Awarded $2.8 Million To Study Vascular Injury After Radiation Exposure

MANHASSET, N.Y., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Feinstein Institute for Medical Research investigators Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, and Ping Wang, MD, have been awarded a five-year, $2.8 million U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to investigate the use of the human hormone ghrelin to reduce organ injury after […]

Sensome, Formerly Instent, Raises €4.7 Million To Bring The World’s First Connected Stroke Guidewire To Patients

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sensome, formerly Instent, a company developing a revolutionary micro-sensor technology for smart medical devices out of France’s Ecole polytechnique, announced today that it has completed its €4.7m seed round to bring its first product to clinical trials. Venture capital firm Kurma Diagnostics led a syndicate with the new Paris-Saclay […]

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is pleased to announce the grant recipients of 2017 AFib Screening Initiative

Press Release by Heart Rhythm 2017, July 11, 2017 Media Contact           Shane Osborne Heart Rhythm Society media@hrsonline.org 202-464-3431 The 2017 Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Screening and Education Initiative is designed to increase awareness of AFib among patients and caregivers, support the development of an AFib screening and education program, and collect […]

iBeat, the Lifesaving Smartwatch, Extends Seed Round to $4.5 Million; Builds Out Executive Bench with Hires from Apple and Stanford

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iBeat, a wearable technology company empowering people to live longer lives, today announced it has closed another $3 million in funding, bringing its total seed stage funding to $4.5 million. New investors include WTI, SV Tech Ventures, Lee Equity, and renowned entrepreneurs and angel investors Michael Rubin, Mark Burg, and Harald Ludwig. They join […]