Navigation Links
Healionics Corporation Completes Series A Financing
Date:1/29/2008

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Healionics Corporation, a provider of tissue regeneration and device biointegration solutions to healthcare manufacturers, today announced that it has raised $1.7 million in a Series A financing. The financing was led by individual investors including Carl Lombardi, former CEO of SpaceLabs Medical and Sam Naficy, M.D., Medical Director of Naficy Plastic Surgery & Rejuvenation Center.

"We are pleased to secure this financing, which provides recognition of our technology platform and allows Healionics to continue expanding the potential of STAR materials to enhance current and next generation medical devices," said Rob Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Healionics. "These funds will be used specifically to scale up the STAR material manufacturing process, to expand and accelerate preclinical studies of STAR materials and to advance our business development activities."

Healionics' propriety STAR Material -- Sphere Templated Angiogenic Regenerative Material -- is specifically engineered to enhance biointegration and promote healing. Described as the 'Gore-Tex(TM) of biomaterials,' STAR is designed to enable the biocompatibility of a wide range of medical devices that are implanted into the body.

"Healionics has a very promising technology that offers widespread opportunities in a rapidly expanding cosmetic market," said Sam Naficy, M.D. "It is this versatility and expansiveness that make Healionics a very attractive business model, and I look forward to the future advancement of this Company."

Healionics was formed in March 2007. To date, Healionics has entered into multiple agreements for the advancement of its STAR(TM) material into various market applications including diabetes, wound care and infusion therapy.

About Healionics Corporation

Healionics is a privately held biomaterials company whose mission is to be the leading partner of tissue regeneration and device biointegration solutions to healthcare manufacturers. Healionics has licensed STAR Material -- Sphere Templated Angiogenic Regenerative Material -- that works with the body to promote healing and enables the biocompatibility of a wide range of medical devices that are implanted into the body. Healionics was voted the Best Technology Investment Opportunity at the Zino Society's 2007 Zillionaire Investment Forum and was recently named "Most Promising New Biotech Firm of 2007" by Seattle Business Monthly. Healionics will debut its technology as an exhibitor (booth #790) at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West (MD&M West) 2008 conference, Jan. 29-31 in Anaheim, Calif. Healionics Corporation is headquartered in Redmond, Washington. For more information, please visit http://www.healionics.com.

Contact:

Julie Rathbun

Rathbun Communications, Inc.

(206) 769-9219

Julie@rathbuncomm.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Healionics Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Healionics Corporation Announces Partnership to Develop and Distribute STARcuff(TM)
2. Memry Corporation Announces Preliminary Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Revenue
3. PeriCor Therapeutics Announces Closing of Licensing Agreement for Acadesine with Schering-Plough Corporation
4. AGA Medical Corporation Receives FDA and CE Mark Approvals for the AMPLATZER Vascular Plug II
5. Drug Royalty Corporation (DRC) Announces Acquisition Regarding PEG-INTRON(R) From Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ENZN)
6. BioElectronics Corporation Announces Singapore and Malaysia Sales
7. Avicena Signs Worldwide Exclusive Distribution Agreement with RITA Corporation for its Proprietary Dermaceutical Compounds
8. DURECT Corporation to Present at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Investment Conference
9. Insulet Corporation to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference on September 6, 2007
10. Luminex Corporation to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
11. Verenium Corporation to Present at the Upcoming Cowen and Company Clean Energy Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/30/2016)... 2016 /PRNewswire/ -  Equicare Health Inc ., the leading ... as one of the top 100 companies in the ... that distinguishes the top digital health companies across the ... forward this year continually upgrading our product with the ... and team," says Len Grenier , CEO of ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... BEIJING , Nov. 30, 2016 Novogene ... services and solutions with cutting edge next-generation sequencing (NGS) ... a USD $75 Million [515 Million RMB] B round ... Capital Management ( Shenzhen ) Co., Ltd. ... Innovation") and Shanghai Sigma Square Investment Center LP ("Sigma ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... GREENWICH, Connecticut , November 30, 2016 ...   ... Aptuit, LLC today announced ... screening library. An additional 150,000 novel compounds have increased the ... selected to broaden the hit discovery capabilities of the company. ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2016 , ... SSCI, the ... to discuss the implications of the latest FDA guidance on pharmaceutical cocrystals as ... 2016 in Cambridge, MA. , The event follows the successful November 15th ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/20/2016)... DALLAS , June 20, 2016 ... criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, ... by the prisons involved, it has secured the ... Corrections (DOC) facilities for Managed Access Systems (MAS) ... (4) additional facilities to be installed by October, ...
(Date:6/9/2016)... June 9, 2016  Perkotek an innovation leader in attendance control systems is proud ... work hours, for employers to make sure the right employees are actually signing in, ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/3/2016)... Das DOTM (Department ... hat ein 44 Millionen $-Projekt ... einschließlich Personalisierung, Registrierung und IT-Infrastruktur, an Decatur ... Implementierung von Identitätsmanagementlösungen. Zahlreiche renommierte internationale Anbieter ... aber Decatur wurde als konformste und innovativste ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):