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  • Essential Medical, Inc. Successfully Completes First in Man Studies for MANTA Large Bore Vascular Closure Device

    Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company aiming to create and commercialize new vascular closure devices for femoral punctures after cardiac catheterization procedures, announced that it has successfully completed First in Man studies for its MANTA Large Bore Vascular Closure device, a device designed to seal 18F large bore femoral punctures. According to the press relea...
  • Vascular Solutions Indicted

    The Star Tribune reports that a federal grand jury indicted Howard Root, CEO of Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VSI), on one felony count of conspiracy and eight misdemeanor charges of selling unapproved and adulterated medical devices.  The same charges were also brought against VSI.  According to its website, Minneapolis MN-based VSI makes medical devices for diagnostic and interventional vascula...
  • Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE Announces its Competition #2 Winners

    The Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE has announced its Q3 2014 Winners.  According to XPRIZE, a non-profit organization that manages public competitions to advance technological development, the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE was offered to accelerate the availability of portable and affordable devices capable of accurately collecting real-time health information.  The Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE consisted o...
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    2014 Orange County Summit on Regenerative Medicine

    UC Irvine | Sue & Bill Gross Hall

    December 10 - 10, 2014

    Irvine, CA

    The technology with the most potential to radically impact medical treatments and out healthcare system in the next 5-10 years is, undoubtedly, stem cells and regenerative medicine. UCI’s Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center is