Archive for ◊ June, 2011 ◊

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• Monday, June 13th, 2011

THE ALPHABETICAL LIST by Http://OrhtoStreams.com 3Cor Medical, Inc. (Redwood City, CA)Distraction screws for plating and interbody fusions, founded in 2002 [ACQUIRED] Abbott Spine (Austin) (fka Spinal Concepts) acquired by Abbott Labs for $160M, then Abbott acquired SpineNext (France), then Abbott sold both spine companies to Zimmer for $360M, non-fusion Wallis system, ISD cervical disc replacement made […]

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• Tuesday, June 07th, 2011

Abbott (NYSE:ABT – News) today announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the XIENCE nano™ Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System for the treatment of coronary artery disease in small vessels. XIENCE nano, which is based on the same platform as the XIENCE V® Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System, offers physicians […]

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• Tuesday, June 07th, 2011

The regenerative medicine folks at Histogenics Corporation are generating some excitement as they move forward with a new company and a new person at the helm. Histogenics has announced that it has acquired ProChon BioTech Ltd. in a stock-for-stock exchange. Leading the new management team will be President & CEO Patrick O’Donnell, formerly CEO of […]

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• Tuesday, June 07th, 2011

Diagnostics company bioMerieux (PARIS:BIM) is acquiring French microbiological analysis company AES Laboratoire for $260 million.   France-based bioMerieux, which has its U.S. headquarters in Durham, North Carolina, gains AES’ expertise in analyzing microbiological samples in industrial settings. The acquisition is bioMerieux’s ninth in five years. BioMerieux’s strength is in medical diagnostics and some of the […]

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• Tuesday, June 07th, 2011

Tornier, Inc. introduced the Porous Coated Affinity Stem for shoulder joint replacement surgery on May 19. The company announcement stated the stem facilitates device fixation to bone without bone cement and addresses a large segment of the market represented by patients for whom fixation with cement is a problem. The company believes the expanded Affinity […]