Archive for ◊ August, 2011 ◊

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• Friday, August 12th, 2011

Saurav Paul, who has worked at St. Jude Medical for the past nine years, will become the director of a University of Minnesota program that develops and tests ideas for new medical devices. A St. Jude inventor will become the new director of the University of Minnesota’s Medical Devices Center Innovation Fellows Program. The U […]

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• Friday, August 12th, 2011

It is no secret that complex spine reconstruction involving fusions from the thoracic spine to the pelvis are high-risk procedures despite the use of more advanced surgical techniques. Nevertheless long fusions, extending from the thoracic spine to the pelvis, appear to be increasingly common. To look more closely at the outcomes of these kinds of […]

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• Friday, August 12th, 2011

Cancer molecular diagnostics firm Epigenomics plans to restructure its organization to increase its focus on the U.S. market. Early-stage product and technology research will be discontinued and clinical research scaled down. The firm expects to reduce its workforce by approximately 39 employees targeting a company size of 45 employees by year-end. Its second-generation blood test […]

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• Friday, August 12th, 2011

Tampa, Fla. manufacturer, Psoria‐Shield™ Inc., has announced the launch of sales for its flagship medical device, the Psoria‐Light (FDA 510k #K103540). The Psoria‐Light™ is a Deep UV LED targeted phototherapy device for treating psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo and other UV‐treatable skin disorders. The Psoria‐Light™ patent‐pending innovation uses advanced Deep UV LED technology originally developed for NASA, ESA, […]