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REPEL-CV(TM) Adhesion Barrier Receives Endorsement of Kids With Heart

ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYMD), a biomaterials company engaged in the development and commercialization of anti-adhesion products, announced today that REPEL-CV Bioresorbable Adhesion Barrier has received the endorsement of Kids With ...

FDA Approves SyntheMed's REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier for Use in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

ISELIN, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYMD), a biomaterials company engaged in the development and commercialization of anti-adhesion products, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pre-market Approval (PMA)...

Physicists tweak quantum force, reducing barrier to tiny devices

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Cymbals don't clash of their own accord in our world, anyway. But the quantum world is bizarrely different. Two metal plates, placed almost infinitesimally close together, spontaneously attract each other. What seems like magic is known as the Casimir force, and it has be...

Study Reveals Greatest Barrier to Green Supply Chain Initiatives

Companies Strive to Measure ROI, Balance Business Benefits with Environmental Responsibility FALLS CHURCH, Va., and ATLANTA, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies striving to "green" their supply chains are most constrained by the inability to justify cost of implementatio...

Nanoengineered barrier invented to protect plastic electronics from water degradation

A breakthrough barrier technology from Singapore A*STARs Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) protects sensitive devices like organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and solar cells from moisture 1000 times more effectively than any other technology available in the market, opening...

Stem cells may provide answer to blood-brain barrier

Madison, Wis. - The blood-brain barrier is a big problem when it comes to getting drugs into the brain, and researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe they have found a way to address the problem by using stem cells. The findings are the result of a collaborative study funde...

SyntheMed Receives US Patent on Novel Polymer Technology

...ment and commercialization of anti-adhesion products. The company is primarily focused on the commercialization of REPEL-CV(TM) Bioresorbable Adhesion barrier and the advancement and expansion of product development programs based on its proprietary bioresorbable polymer technologies. Statements in t...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

...egrating methodology, which CDI has dubbed iPS 2.0((TM)), alleviates safety concerns over the use of iPS cells in therapeutic settings and removes the barrier of taking the technology into a clinical setting. (See illustration, iPS 2.0: A Step Closer to Personalized Medicine .) Yu published her i...

Derma Sciences, Inc. Hires the Investor Relations Group

...nounced the first commercial sales of our BIOGUARD barrier dressings," said Edward J. Quilty, Chairman and Ch... ulcers. Derma's recently FDA cleared BIOGUARD(TM) barrier Dressing is the Company's latest new product entra...into the $14 billion global wound care market. The barrier technology was licensed from Quick-Med Technologie...

Novel Product for the Prevention of Post-Surgical Adhesion Formation Completes Phase I Clinical Study

...eveloped to prevent post-surgical adhesion formation following hand surgery the product combines the pharmacological effect of PXL01 with the physical barrier effect of the vehicle, and has the potential to be the first anti-adhesion drug on the market. 'These results provide the foundation for proceeding to...

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation to Protect Archived DNA Using Biomatrica's Room Temperature Storage

...iods of time. Biomatrica's technology mimics the natural molecular mechanisms used by these organisms. The technology works by forming a thermo-stable barrier during the drying process to protect samples from degradation during storage at room temperature. About Biomatrica (R) , Inc. Biomatrica ( ...

SyntheMed Receives Frost & Sullivan Health Innovation Award Nomination

...annually to a medical device company demonstrating innovation in new product development. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an open-heart surgical procedure to reduce the extent and severity of ad...

SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal

...scle, M sub(2) and M sub(3).[15] Regurin is a quaternary amine: as such it is a positively charged molecule that does not cross the blood brain barrier or the blood eye barrier[16],[17],[18] hence unwanted side effects such as impairment of cognitive function are minimal[19], [20], [21], [22]- an impo...

Debiopharm Group and Moffitt Cancer Center Sign Development and Commercialisation Agreement for Small Molecule Debio 0928 in Early Preclinical Development for Treatment of Solid Tumours

...inhibits the protein-protein interaction between Raf-1 (key signalling kinase in the MAP kinase pathway) and Rb (retinoblastoma protein). Rb acts as a barrier to cell division and proliferation. However, when Raf-1 physically interacts with Rb, it triggers a cascade of signals that eventually overcomes this ...

Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit

...tes think they are unlikely to develop the disease, despite the fact that one-in-two Americans are affected by diabetes. While this knowledge gap is a barrier to changing the current path of diabetes, there is room for optimism. "As with many things, the biggest impediment to changing diabetes is changi...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... Product Will Create A barrier To Block The Attachment Of The Virus To The Nasal ...nd carried and used as needed to form a mechanical barrier to block the attachment of the virus to the nasal ...ent in the nasal membrane. This gives a mechanical barrier to protect the person until their own immune syste...

SyntheMed Receives Australian Regulatory Approval for REPEL-CV(R)

...oducts, announced today that REPEL-CV, the company's bioresorbable adhesion barrier film for the reduction of adhesions following cardiac surgery, has received...l procedure. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion ...

Results From Neurotech's NT-501 Phase 2 Retinitis Pigmentosa Studies Demonstrate Consistent Biological Effect on Photoreceptors

...lled, continuous basis by means of the Company's proprietary Encapsulated Cell Technology (ECT) platform. Delivery via ECT bypasses the blood-retinal barrier and overcomes a major obstacle in the treatment of retinal disease. The two Phase 2 studies were multi-centered, randomized, double-masked, sham...

Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09

...ge over existing technology. It will give the Company a strong patent position in a $ 3 billion artificial insemination market which has no regulatory barrier to entry." The Company is currently evaluating non-dilutive ways to advance the product. Urokinase The Company acquired all Urokinase assets...

FDA has Granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device) Designation to ITGI's Pericardium Covered Stents, Over and Under(R) and Aneugraft(R), for Treatment of Perforations and Dissections of Native Coronary Arteries and Saphenous Vein Grafts

...ft(R) are stents 100% covered with a heterologous tissue, designed to set a barrier between the coronary blood vessel wall and its lumen. Stents are commercial...Stents are unique stents covered with heterologous tissue designed to set a barrier between the blood vessel wall and its lumen. Pericardium Covered Stents are...

Ansell Healthcare Espresses Firm Commitment to Support Continued Education of Healthcare Professionals Worldwide

...Room Nurses Association. Focusing on infection control, allergy prevention, barrier protection and nursing procedures, the AnsellCares(R) courses perfectly lin... About Ansell Ansell Limited is a global leader in healthcare barrier protective products and is over 114 years old. With operations in the Ameri...

Pyratine XR(TM) Launches at 67th AAD Meeting, Offering Hope to 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers

... dryness as early as week four, with results continuing to improve over the 48-week period. Pyratine XR(TM) produced a significant improvement in skin barrier function at weeks 4 through 48 as measured by a decrease in water loss from the skin. According to the National Rosacea Society, more than 14 mil...

Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

...echanism called quantum tunneling in which, due to the small length scales involved, it becomes possible for a particle to disappear through an energy barrier and suddenly appear on the other side, without expending energy. Tracking such 'tunneling' of electrons through individual molecules in nanoscale devi...

Finesse Announces TruTorr(TM) Single-Use Pressure Sensor

...e single-use sensor can be pre-inserted in a disposable bioreactor bag port and irradiated with the bag. Since the sensor is pre-inserted the sterile barrier is never broken. All wetted materials of the sensor are USP class VI compliant; each sensor's certificate of compliance can be downloaded from the Fi...

Strengthening Forensic Toxicology in the United States: The American Board of Forensic Toxicology Response to the National Academy of Sciences Recommendations

...program. To date, 24 leading laboratories are ABFT -accredited, including nine laboratories in states that mandate such accreditation. The main barrier to expanding compliance with ABFT standards in the forensic toxicology community has been the absence of a national mandate and the limited funding ...

ImQuest Presentations at CROI Report Significant Advances in Therapeutic and Microbicide Product Development Programs

...nteract in combination with other HIV drugs, and the high intrinsic genetic barrier to resistance of the clinical candidate, was emphasized in these presentati...fort to develop more active pyrimidinediones possessing this higher genetic barrier to resistance. It is believed that these compounds will prolong the therape...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum

...roduce the full complement of skin lipids necessary to maintain the optimum barrier function of the skin. The Company's products are being developed for the OTC and Rx skin care markets. The pro-lipid technology helps improve barrier functions in a number of places including the oral cavity and bladder. ...

Nanogenerators produce electricity from running rodents and tapping fingers

...am encapsulated single zinc oxide wires in a flexible polymer substrate, the wires anchored at each end with an electrical contact, and with a Shottky barrier at one end to control current flow. They then attached one of these single-wire generators to the joint area of an index finger, or combined four of ...

ImQuest Presents IND-Enabling Safety Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetic Data for the Therapeutic HIV Compound IQP-0410 at Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

...pplication to the FDA to initiate human clinical trials with IQP-0410 and is concurrently developing a new generation pyrimidinedione with an enhanced barrier to resistance from among the series of pyrimidinediones. ImQuest Life Sciences ( www.ImquestLS.com ) , a privately held U.S. company located...

Accidental discovery has potential for new applications in packaging

...g more flexible, optically transparent, ultra-high barrier polymers for several different applications," said...uch polymers that is, crystalline regions improve barrier properties of polymers. "To find something as u...propylene and nylon, have been broadly used as gas barrier films in food, medicine and electronics packaging,...

Pharmasset and Roche Obtain FDA Consent to Start a Phase 2b Study With R7128 in Treatment Naive HCV Patients

...cleoside polymerase inhibitor in development and we believe this class of drug brings a number of advantages to HCV-infected patients. R7128's higher barrier to resistance and activity across multiple viral genotypes, as well as the promising short-term safety and tolerability, may bring patients a new opti...

Managing Risk Through Quality: Ansell Healthcare's Innovative Gammex(R) Glove Range on Display at Arab Health 2009

...ve Offering in the Middle-East Ansell Healthcare, a global leader in barrier protective solutions having a 114-year history of R&D, will be showcasi...ting of Gammex(R) PF surgical gloves, helping to protect the skin's natural barrier when this is attacked by scrubbing and antiseptics. An extensive ran...

DuPont Launches Innovative Renewably Sourced Material for Carpet Cushion

...chnology, DuPont's™ Active Layer RS moisture barrier film is laminated to the top surface of the cushio...trade; Active Layer RS renewably sourced moisture barrier films for use in carpet cushioning. Acti...curring fatty acids and replaces existing moisture barrier films that are entirely petroleum-based. The prod...

Photo-catalytic, self cleaning coating for building exteriors

...etween a painted surface and TiO2 coating to avoid the effect of paint-chalking. This interlayer functions as a binder TiO2 particles and as well as a barrier to prevent substrate-damage from the photocatalytic reaction. Using this approach, continuous and sustained self-cleaning effects can be realized on t...

Transdel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retains The Investor Relations Group

...etoprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), through the skin barrier to reach targeted underlying tissue where the drug exerts its prolonged loc...ned to facilitate the effective penetration of drugs through the tough skin barrier to reach the target underlying tissues. In the case of Ketotransdel(TM), th...

New small-scale generator produces alternating current by stretching zinc oxide wires

...the piezoelectric properties, the zinc oxide material generates a piezoelectric potential that alternately builds up and then is released. A Schottky barrier controls the alternating flow of electrons, and the piezoelectric potential is the driving force of the charge pump. "The electrons flow in and out...

ThromboGenics N.V.: Business Update

...owever, the study also showed that microplasmin-treated patients had a statistically significant improvement in the level of damage to the blood brain barrier compared to placebo-treated patients, measured using the marker of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP). MMP activation plays a crucial role in the pathogen...

Transdel Pharmaceuticals to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

...ive-patented proprietary Transdel(TM) cream formulation technology is designed to facilitate the effective penetration of drugs through the tough skin barrier to reach the target underlying tissues. In the case of Ketotransdel(TM), the Transdel(TM) cream allows the active ingredient ketoprofen to reach the t...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

...sunlight is reflected away and thus unharvestable. From an economic and efficiency perspective, this unharvested light is wasted potential and a major barrier hampering the proliferation and widespread adoption of solar power. After a silicon surface was treated with Lin's new nanoengineered reflective co...

Derma Sciences Announces Multiple Clinical Posters Featuring MEDIHONEY(R) and ALGICELL Ag(R) to be Presented at Upcoming Wound Care Conference

...BIOGUARD(TM) line of barrier gauze dressings, and DSC127, the company's novel angiotensin analog for accelerated wound healing and scar reduction. The barrier technology was licensed from Quick-Med in Q1 of 2007 and is pending its initial FDA marketing clearance. DSC127 was licensed from The University of So...
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