Navigation Links
CV Therapeutics and Medlogics Device Corporation Sign Licensing Agreement for CVT's Innovative Stent Coating Technology
Date:2/4/2008

PALO ALTO and SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX) and Medlogics Device Corporation announced today that the companies have entered into an agreement under which Medlogics has licensed CV Therapeutics' proprietary biopolymer stent coating technology to develop a drug eluting stent (DES). CV Therapeutics received Medlogics stock and is entitled to development milestone payments, royalties and other potential payments on future sales of any products incorporating the technology.

Medlogics recently received a CE Mark from European regulatory authorities for its Cobalt Super Alloy (COBRA) stent and expects to launch the stent in Europe in the first quarter of 2008. Medlogics expects to utilize CV Therapeutics' biopolymer stent coating technology to develop a next- generation DES based on the COBRA stent platform.

Stents are small metal mesh devices which can be inserted into clogged blood vessels to reopen them. Commercially available stents with drugs such as paclitaxel or rapamycin in the coating have been shown to reduce the frequency of restenosis, which is the reclosure of the vessel after the stent has been implanted. Based on preclinical data, CV Therapeutics' proprietary biopolymer stent coating technology could potentially improve the performance of these drug eluting stents by controlling the drug release rate more precisely. The proprietary manufacturing process used to create the biopolymer may limit or reduce cracking and peeling following implantation of the stent.

"The novel architecture and thin strut design of our COBRA stent platform, combined with CV Therapeutics' unique bioerodible technology, provide Medlogics with an outstanding opportunity to deve
'/>"/>

SOURCE CV Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
2. DJO Incorporateds Pending Merger With ReAble Therapeutics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review
3. PeriCor Therapeutics Announces Closing of Licensing Agreement for Acadesine with Schering-Plough Corporation
4. Systems Medicine (SM), a Subsidiary of Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI), Announces Execution of CRADA with NCI/NIH to Develop Potential Cancer Treatments Targeting the Insulin Growth Factor (IGF) Pathway
5. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Release H1 2007 Results on August 29, 2007
6. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Tim Harkness as Chief Financial Officer
7. ExonHit Therapeutics: Allergan and ExonHits First Collaboration Compound to Begin Human Clinical Trials
8. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Takes Corrective Actions in Response to Nasdaq Determination
9. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Half Year Results 2007
10. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Lutz Lingnau as New Board Member
11. Anesiva Grants Specific-Use License of Its Needle-Free Drug Delivery Technology to Particle Therapeutics for Diabetes Drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Capital Edge Consulting , a nationwide ... pleased to announce their ranking as one of the top 5000 companies listed on ... companies across the nation. , “It is truly an honor to be recognized as ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 The National Necrotizing Fasciitis ... life—were saved by doctors at Vanderbilt University Hospital in ... NovaBay Pharmaceuticals and Dr. John Crew , director ... Seton Medical Center in Daly City, CA. ... breakthrough approach, pioneered by Dr. Crew, that had previously ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015 HUYA Bioscience International ... of the Japan Society of HTLV-1, held this week ... The purpose of the Society is to promote research ... development of medical technology and research related to these ... "HUYA is proud to support this prestigious ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... METTLER TOLEDO's web-based EasyFinder™ ... choices to a manageable shortlist of bench and floor scales and terminals. Specifying ... best with the customer’s industry and application. , Side-by-side product comparisons and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Capital Edge Consulting Makes Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies 2Capital Edge Consulting Makes Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies 3Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 3HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 2HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 3HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 4METTLER TOLEDO Updates Online Scale Selection Tool 2
... (Santa Barbara, Calif.) A team of physicists at UC ... many different colors. By aiming high- and low-frequency laser beams ... from their cores, accelerated, and then smashed back into the ... light simultaneously. Their findings appear in the current issue of ...
... 2012  Islet Sciences, Inc., (OTC.BB: ISLT) a biotechnology ... of patented technologies in the field of transplantation ... its subsidiary DiaKine Therapeutics Inc. received European patent ... be used to treat diabetes, atherosclerosis and other ...
... RIDGE, N.J., March 28, 2012  Regado Biosciences, Inc., a ... with active control agents, announced that David J. Mazzo, ... & Company,s 11th Annual Healthcare Conference at 10 a.m. ... Palace Hotel in New York City. The ...
Cached Biology Technology:UCSB Physicists mix 2 lasers to create light at many frequencies 2UCSB Physicists mix 2 lasers to create light at many frequencies 3Islet Sciences Announces DiaKine Therapeutics' Novel Diabetes, Atherosclerosis Drugs Receives European Patent Protection 2Islet Sciences Announces DiaKine Therapeutics' Novel Diabetes, Atherosclerosis Drugs Receives European Patent Protection 3Regado Biosciences, Inc. to Present at Needham & Company's 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York, NY 2Regado Biosciences, Inc. to Present at Needham & Company's 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York, NY 3
(Date:8/10/2015)... Germany , August 10, 2015 ... in Eye Tracking Technology for more than two decades, ... Platform for integration into all consumer display formats. The ... seamless integration of eye tracking into consumer tablets, laptops, ... reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s leading sensor technology contributes to ...
(Date:8/5/2015)... , August 5, 2015 ... & Access Management Market by Software, Services, Vertical (BFSI, Airport, ... & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", published by ... Management Market globally into various segments. The global PIAM ... 2014 to $546.2 Million by 2019, at a CAGR ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015 Synaptics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... solutions, today announced that members of the executive management ... Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum on Tuesday, August ... will be held at the Sonnenalp Resort in ... presentation may include forward-looking information. An audio webcast of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 2Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 3Physical Identity and Access Management Market Worth $546.2 Million by 2019 4
... Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) and Syngenta announced ... new Actellic 300CS micro-encapsulated formulation demonstrate effective control ... for more than eight months. Developed ... evaluations by Syngenta and IVCC partner laboratories in ...
... 22, 2010 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and ... shed new light on the molecular mechanism that enables us ... stove. In addition to contributing to our knowledge of basic ... for conditions such as acute or chronic inflammatory pain. ...
... Tenn., April 22, 2010 -- Mimicking the human nervous system ... of a method developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to ... other properties that make them attractive to use as artificial ... make bundles with enough fibers to match that of a ...
Cached Biology News:IVCC and Syngenta reach key insecticide development milestone 2New Scripps Research and GNF study helps explain how we can sense temperatures 2New Scripps Research and GNF study helps explain how we can sense temperatures 3New Scripps Research and GNF study helps explain how we can sense temperatures 4New ORNL carbon composite holds promise for bionics 2
... locus encodes two unrelated proteins both of ... the cell cycle in a p53-dependent manner. ... rapid degradation of mdm2 proteinrequired for mdm2 ... This interaction is mediated by the ...
... Loading Buffer contains a precipitant to ensure that ... tracking dye to allow the user to follow ... ReddyRun™: ABgene ® s proprietary mixture ... same buffer composition used in ReddyRun™ molecular weight ...
Acetylcholinesterase from human and monkey....
MAb to IgG2 (Fc gamma-2) IgG2 (Fc, gamma-2 epitope)...
Biology Products: