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Biodesix acquires Oncimmune’s laboratory and IPN malignancy test in US

Biodesix acquires Oncimmune’s laboratory and IPN malignancy test in US

Biodesix, a lung cancer diagnostic solutions company, has acquired UK-based Oncimmune’s laboratory and incidental pulmonary nodule (IPN) malignancy test in the US, to expand its blood-based lung cancer diagnostic portfolio. Oncimmune’s US commercial and lab operations, including a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) lab in DeSoto, Kansas, has now been transferred to Biodesix. The Kansas […]

Innovia Medical acquires surgical instruments manufacturer DTR Medical

Innovia acquisition of DTR Medical : Medical devices manufacturer Innovia Medical has acquired Wales-based DTR Medical, which designs and manufactures single-use surgical instruments for general and specialist surgical procedures. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Established in 2005, DTR Medical started selling its own-branded sterile single-use instruments. In 2007, the Swansea-based surgical instruments […]

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Agilent Technologies opens molecular spectroscopy hub in Oxfordshire

Agilent Technologies has opened a new facility for the research and development of molecular spectroscopy at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, UK. Expected to be a major research and development hub for laser spectroscopy, the new facility will also incorporate the company’s Raman spectroscopy business formed through the acquisition of Cobalt Light […]

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Agilent acquires BioTek Instruments for $1.16bn

Agilent acquisition of BioTek : US-based lab instrument manufacturer Agilent Technologies has wrapped up its previously announced $1.16 billion acquisition of life science instrumentation manufacturer BioTek Instruments. The acquisition, which was announced in July 2019, is expected to boost Agilent’s position in the growing cell analysis segment. It was in 2015 when Agilent forayed into […]

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Alcon launches PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens for cataract patients in US

Alcon has commercially launched AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens (IOL) in the US after its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). PanOptix is said to be the first trifocal lens to be approved by the FDA for patients undergoing cataract surgery in the US. The FDA approval was based on data […]

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SHINE raises capital for medical isotope production facility from Oaktree

SHINE Medical Technologies has secured $50 million financing with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management to support its upcoming medical isotope production facility and the commercialization of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), lutetium-177 (Lu-177), and other diagnostic and therapeutic isotopes. Greg Piefer – founder and CEO of SHINE Medical Technologies said:  “Oaktree has broad expertise in complex infrastructure […]

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ProTom Radiance 330 proton therapy system bags FDA 510(k) Clearance

ProTom International has been given 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Radiance 330 proton therapy system installed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. According to the proton therapy technology manufacturer, the installed Radiance 330 proton therapy system is a compact, single-room system, which features an advanced pencil […]

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Vascular Perfusion to advance organ transportation through ULiSSES device

Vascular Perfusion Solutions has developed ULiSSES, a new self-contained medical device for organs and limbs transportation, extending the timeframe for organ and limb feasibility. ULiSSES, which stands for Universal Limb/Organ Stasis System for Extended Storage, is a portable and easy to use device for organ and limb transport, which uses oxygen to preserve and resuscitate […]

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Progenity buys assets of ingestible device company Medimetrics

US biotech company Progenity has acquired patented assets of Medimetrics, a Dutch ingestible device company,  for an undisclosed price.  The acquired portfolio for ingestible device technologies includes 137 granted patents to go along with 15 pending applications in the US, Europe, Japan, and China. The Medimetrics assets will further consolidate Progenity’s intellectual property portfolio. Furthermore, […]

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Avior Bio to advance kidney disease treatment through Sono-Tek ultrasonic coating equipment

US pharma company Avior Bio has agreed to acquire Sono-Tek ultrasonic coating equipment in a transaction based on cash and equity to advance kidney disease treatment, as per the latest medical device industry news. Sono-Tek ultrasonic spray systems are based on proprietary ultrasonic nozzle technology and are used for a range of spray applications such […]

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