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  • 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...
  • The Medical Device Tax in the Wake of 2014 Midterm Elections

    Repeal of the medical device tax has seen frequent news coverage since the tax’s enactment in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act.  The tax, which went into effect in January, 2013, imposes a 2.3% sales tax on a range of medical devices and accessories, from pacemakers to dentures to tongue depressors.  Repealing the medical device tax became a major issue during the 2013 government sh...
  • Cardio3 BioSciences Acquires CorQuest Medical

    Cardio3 BioSciences recently announced that it has acquired CorQuest Medical Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. CorQuest Medical is a U.S.-based company that develops new devices and technologies for cardiac surgery. CorQuest Medical’s co-founder, Dr. Didier De Cannière is the inventor on a number of U.S. Patent Applications directed to establishing a minimally-invasive access route to a...
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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