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Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

The FIME 2009 International Medical Expo is the largest and most comprehensive medical exposition of its kind. John Rizvi will deliver a presentation titled, "Preservation of Legal Rights in Medical Innovations" at the FIME 2009 International Medical Expo in Miami Beach. ...

Millions Flowing into Medical Real Estate

As other commercial real estate sectors suffer, savvy investors like Prudential target healthcare Minneapolis (Vocus) – Even as other commercial real estate sectors struggle, investors continue to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into recession-resistant healt...

PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

TROY, Mich. and MARSEILLE, France, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, and PROTOMED SA announced today that PROTOMED SA has chosen Altair Engineer...

Atherotech Taps Canyons Medical Center Director, Lipidologist as Chief Medical Officer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Cobble, M.D., director of Canyons Medical Center in Sandy, Utah, has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of Atherotech, Inc. Cobble is a primary care physician, board-certified lipidologist and certified hypertension sp...

RadMD First to Offer CME-Certified Education and Training For Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RadMD, Inc. ( www.rad-md.net ) has become the first company to offer a broad range of accredited CME courses in the area of medical imaging for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech clinical trials. The comprehensive education a...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

WARSAW, Ind., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH ; SWX: ZMH) today announced the launch of the new Zimmer Institute. Over the past year, Zimmer has collaborated with teaching surgeons and subject matter experts to develop a unique model for su...

Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections

AUSTIN, Texas, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Patton Medical Devices, manufacturer of the i-port(R) and a leader of injection port therapy, announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement with Unomedical, a leading manufacturer of single use medical devices used in th...

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) will showcase a wide spectrum of new and updated products that improve and simplify the processes of radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Among the products on display will be a new version of the Ec...

Symphony Medical Changes Name to CardioPolymers, Inc.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Medical, Inc., a development-stage company focused on novel biopolymer implant therapies to treat cardiac abnormalities, announced today that it has changed the name of the corporation to CardioPolymers, Inc. CardioPol...

Regado Biosciences Expands Medical Advisory Board

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic therapeutic aptamers with active control agents, today announced the expansion of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB). Three new members (Dr. John Eikel...

BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS EDMONTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS Medical Corp. (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced financial and operational results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2009. "The pivotal phase...

NeoStem, Inc. Appoints Leading Chinese Medical Official to Its Advisory Board

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has entered into an advisory consulting agreement with Dr....

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Submits Comments to Hit Policy Committee About Meaningful Use and Electronic Health Record Certification

BETHESDA, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced today that it had submitted additional written comments to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the HIT Policy Committee about meaningful use and electronic health record...

IDEV Technologies Names Veteran Medical Device Executive Rick Anderson Chairman of the Board of Directors

HOUSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated, (IDEV) an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced the appointment of veteran medical device executive Rick Anderson to Chairman of its Board of Directors. Thomas M...

Endocare and Galil Medical Announce Settlement of Litigation

IRVINE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ) and privately-held Galil Medical Ltd., today announced that they have entered into a settlement agreement stipulating to termination of the previously announced merger agreement between Endocare a...

Burnham Institute for Medical Research and Magellan BioScience Group, Inc. Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

Magellan BioScience Group, Inc. (Magellan), a pioneer in innovative drug development from marine sources, and investigators at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research at Lake Nona (Burnham) announced today that they will begin a multidisciplinary drug discovery collaboration to identify novel ...

Inverness Medical Innovations - Concateno plc, Further Announcement Regarding UK Takeover Code Share Dealing Disclosure Requirements.

WALTHAM, Mass., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In connection with its proposed acquisition of London based, drugs of abuse testing company Concateno plc, announced on June 5 2009, Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ) has been requested by the UK Takeover Panel to remind Inverness ...

Horizon Therapeutics Names Dr. Jeffrey W. Sherman Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

--Dr. Sherman also elected President of the Drug Information Association (DIA)-- NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey W. Sherman, M.D., F.A.C.P., as its executive vice presi...

Varian Medical Systems Acquires Assets of IKOEmed and IKOEtech; Acquisition to Add Software for Accelerating Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR ) today announced it has acquired the assets of Houston-based IKOEmed and IKOEtech, privately-owned suppliers of software used in the planning of radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments. The acq...

2009 Medical Innovation Summit at Cleveland Clinic to Highlight the Latest Developments in Cancer Care

CLEVELAND , June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer therapies and diagnostics, including new technologies, enhanced biotech and drug developments, and the consumer market for genetic testing, will be at the center of Cleveland Clinic's 7th Annual Medical Innovation Summit, Oct. 5-7. The Summit will b...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation's BioMedical Division to Exhibit at Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Meeting

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that their BioMedical Division will be exhibiting at the upcoming Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Meeting. UHMS is an internati...

B. Braun Medical Inc. Recognized by Industry for Manufacturing Influential Medical Devices

Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine's 30 Years, 30 Devices Special Issue Commends B. Braun BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry has recognized three medical devices manufactured by B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun), a leader in infusio...

Greenway Medical Technologies To Display Live Interoperability Implementations at 2009 DIA Show

Industry Leading Health IT Providers Collaborate to Demonstrate Interoperability with Clinical Sites, Research Sponsors and Regulators through Utilization of RFD Standard CARROLLTON, Ga., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, a leading provider of an integrated elect...

Campbell Alliance Launches New Practice Area Focused on Medical Affairs

RALEIGH, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, today announced that it has launched a new practice area focused on medical affairs. As the seventh practice at Campbell Alliance, the Medica...

Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'

Council for American Medical Innovation Unveils Policy Agenda at Event Co-Sponsored by The Aspen Institute WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political leaders and health policy, research and biotechnology experts gathered at a forum today at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to ad...

Hill-Rom Innovative Envision(R) E700 Wound Surface Receives Gold Medical Device Excellence Award

BATESVILLE, Ind., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC ) has received a Gold 2009 Medical Device Excellence Award for the Envision(R) E700 Wound Surface. The award recognizes excellence in medical device engineering and design. This is the third consecutive year that a Hill-Rom(...

Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue

SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Methuselah Foundation has identified Organovo, Inc. as a leader in the extraordinary science of bio-printing. The US Department of Health and Human Services predicts: "Within 20 years regenerative medicine will be the standard of care for replacing all tis...

Nektar Therapeutics Promotes Lorianne Masuoka, M.D. to Chief Medical Officer

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) today announced the promotion of Lorianne Masuoka, M.D. to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Masuoka reports to Nektar's Senior Vice President, Drug Development and Chief Drug Development Officer, ...

PDI and The Medical Affairs Company Enter Exclusive Strategic Alliance

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. and KENNESAW, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two leaders in the pharmaceutical contract services industry, PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII ), a provider of sales and marketing support to U.S. pharmaceutical companies, and The Medical Affairs Company (TMAC(R)), the leading provi...

Regado Biosciences Establishes Medical Advisory Board

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic therapeutic aptamers with active control agents, today announced the establishment of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB). Regado's MAB is comprised of leaders in ...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

RA'ANANA, Israel, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE ), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced that the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS), the sole am...

For Medical Device Makers, a New Software Technology Report, Time to Get Rid of Your Old Code from Full Spectrum Software

Many medical device makers have older products, with old yet still functional software code bases. In this Software Technology Report, Full Spectrum Software offers a guide to updating documentation for existing code and creating the software specifications to write new modern software for your m...

Dutch Medical Equipment Producer Nucletron Strengthens Leading Position in Cancer Radiation Therapy Market

VEENENDAAL, The Netherlands, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucletron BV, the innovative cancer radiation solutions company, today announced the creation of an exclusive partnership and plan to merge with sector peer Isodose Control BV for an undisclosed sum. The two companies, headquartered in Veenen...

SPO Medical Expands Professional Product Offering

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPO Medical Inc. (SPOM), a leading developer of biosensor and microprocessor technologies for use in portable monitoring devices, announced today that it has expanded its product offering for the hand-held SPO Medical PulseOx 6100(TM) device with the ...

BioMS Medical to present at the 2009 Symposium for the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS EDMONTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS Medical Corp (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced that Mr. Randy Stroud, Vice President Regulatory Affairs, will present at the Canadian Society for Pharmac...

The Hamner Institutes Announce Partnership With China Medical City

Agreement Creates New Bridge Between North Carolina And China RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has signed an agreement with China Medical City to create the Hamner-China Medical City Institute for International Drug Development. ...

Reprints Desk Medical Reprint Service Now Available to Life Science Professionals on the Force.com AppExchange

Reprints NRx for the Force.com AppExchange saves time for reprint buyers by integrating the quote and order initiation process from within Salesforce CRM Santa Monica, Calif. (PRWEB) May 19, 2009 -- Reprints Desk, Inc., the content workflow company, today announced the ...

Reprints Desk Medical Reprint Service Now Available to Life Science Professionals on the Force.com AppExchange

Reprints NRx for the Force.com AppExchange saves time for reprint buyers by integrating the quote and order initiation process from within Salesforce CRM SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Reprints Desk, Inc., the content workflow company, today announced the availability of Repri...

BioMS Medical to participate in panel session at Bio International Convention 2009

- "BioMS/Eli Lilly - Dissecting a Billion Dollar Collaboration" - Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS EDMONTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS Medical Corp (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced that Mr. Richard Brown, Vice Presid...

Nerviano Medical Sciences Receives Approval From the FDA to Enter Phase I Clinical Trials for Their Polo Like Kinase (PLK) Inhibitor

NERVIANO, Italy, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has approved an Investigational New Drug (IND) application by Nerviano Medical Sciences to begin a phase I clinical study with its selective PLK-1 small molecule inhibitor for the treatment of cancer. PLK-1 is a mitotic kinase required for the pr...
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