4 Mar 2021
CRISPR Treatment Cuts Cholesterol in Mice by Up to 57% in one Shot
The genome editing technology CRISPR has emerged as a powerful new tool that can change the way we treat disease. The challenge when altering the genetics of our cells, however, is how to do it safely, effectively, and specifically targeted to the gene, tissue and organ that needs treatment.
19 Feb 2021
Vagus Nerve Stimulation to Treat Adolescent Migraine
electroCore Inc received clearance from the Unites States Food and Drug Administration of the company's submission to expand the label of gammaCore nVNS to include the acute and preventive treatment of migraine in adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age.
10 Feb 2021
Conductive Transfers is an early-stage UK-based company that has developed an innovative approach for manufacturing stretchable electronics based around transfer printing. They are targeting wide range of applications including medical devices and printed heaters for automotive interiors.
27 Jan 2021
BioIntelliSense was founded in 2018, based in Denver, CO.
21 Jan 2021
FDA Releases Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Action Plan
The US Food and Drug Administration released the agency's first Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Based Software as a Medical Device Action Plan. This action plan describes a multi-pronged approach to advance the Agency's oversight of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning-based medical software.
19 Jan 2021
Treating Advanced Depression with Stimulation Therapies
When medicines and cognitive behavioral therapy aren't working to improve symptoms of advanced depression, transcranial magnetic stimulation and vagus nerve stimulation are alternative therapies approved by the US Food & Drug Administration that offer hope for a better quality of life.
18 Jan 2021
Desktop Metal to buy EnvisionTEC for $300 Million
Desktop Metal Inc announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire EnvisionTEC for total consideration of $300 million, consisting of a combination of cash and newly issued Desktop Metal stock.
14 Jan 2021
Novel Drug Free Therapeutic Wearable is on the Way
The 50 million Americans who suffer with chronic pain will soon have a drug-free alternative to provide relief. Today, Soovu Labs Inc moves out of stealth mode to announce the introduction of Soovu Wearable Pain Relief, a unique "therable" (wearable medical device and app) to treat chronic pain.
5 Jan 2021
Mosa Meat is a Dutch company developing "cultured meat", meat products created from cultured animal cells without requiring animal slaughter and at a fraction of the environmental cost of conventional meat. In December 2020, IDTechEx Senior Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Maarten Bosch, CEO of Mosa Meat
29 Dec 2020
Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images
Researchers have developed a new bio-inspired medical endoscope that can acquire 3D visible light and near-infrared fluorescence images at the same time. It features an optical design that combines the high-resolution 3D imaging of human vision with the mantis shrimp's capability to simultaneously detect multiple wavelengths of light.
28 Dec 2020
3D Printing Used to Develop a new Instrument for Eye Imaging
OCT, or optical coherence tomography, produces slices of image data that can be stacked to produce a 3D representation of the tissue of interest. In the context of retinal imaging, it produces cross-sectional views of the retina that allow the ophthalmologist to readily visualize subsurface features of the retina that are much more difficult to visualize in two-dimensional en face, or top-down views.
23 Dec 2020
Aprecia and Battelle Partner on 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals
Aprecia is partnering with Battelle to accelerate and expand its advanced capabilities in 3DP pharmaceutical manufacturing. The collaboration will be focused on advancing 3DP equipment from clinical supply through commercial scale, while increasing manufacturing throughput and efficiency at every level.
24 Nov 2020
IDTechEx caught up with Dr Boris Goldstein (CEO and Founder) of GrapheneCA.
23 Nov 2020
Fusion Robotics™ Awarded Best Spine Technology
Fusion Robotics LLC, a spinal robotics and navigation company with a vision to make robotics a standard in spine surgery, not an exception, today announced receiving a Best Spine Technology Award from Orthopedics This Week.
20 Nov 2020
Denovicon Therapeutics uses AI-driven computational tools to develop small-molecule therapeutics.
19 Nov 2020
Five Things IDTechEx Learned From the Cultured Meat Symposium 2020
The recent IDTechEx report, "Plant-Based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030", explores the technologies and market factors that are shaping this emerging industry. Here are five things IDTechEx learned from this recent event.