With $28.7 million from a recently-closed Series C round, Lumicell reported today that it plans to launch a pivotal trial of its image-guided cancer surgery tech in breast cancer. The Wellesley, Mass.-based company added that it hopes to expand its clinical program into other solid tumor cancers, including lung, ovarian and brain cancer. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business […]
Lumicell has raised $20.7 million over the past three months, according to a regulatory document filed with SEC last week. More than 20 investors have contributed to the $26.5 million equity offering, the Wellesley, Mass.-based company reported, including one investor outside of the U.S. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Lumicell said today that it is launching clinical studies in breast cancer and prostate cancer with its Lum image-guided cancer surgery system. The breast cancer trial is a pivotal study following an initial training period with surgeons, the Wellesley, Mass.-based company reported, and the prostate cancer study is a first for Lumicell and its technology, Most […]
Lumicell said last week it tapped former Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) chief operating officer Kelly Londy as its new chief exec, with founder W. Lee moving to take the role of prez & chief scientific officer. Prior to holding the COO position at Accuray, Londy has held leadership positions at GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG), Lumicell said. “We are […]
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) said late yesterday its prez and CEO David Dvorak has resigned from his position at the head of the company, effective immediately, to be replaced on an interim basis by senior VP and CFO Daniel Florin until a permanent successor is named. The Warsaw, Ind.-based company said it is retaining “a leading executive search […]
Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) said late last month it tapped former Acelity prez & CEO Joseph Woody as its new chief executive officer, replacing a retiring Robert Abernathy. Woody will also assume a seat on the board of directors, with former CEO Abernathy continuing on as board chair, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based company said. “On behalf of the […]
David Lee began his path to CEO of Lumicell in 1999, when his wife was diagnosed with cancer. She passed away in 2003, while Lee was working in the semiconductor industry. He decided it was time for a career change. More than a decade later, Lee holds the corner office at a company that is […]
An early trial of Lumicell’s surgical imaging agent returned promising results, according to findings published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine. Lumicell’s surgical imaging system is made up of a hand-held single-cell detection imaging device and a cancer-specific molecular imaging agent, the company said. The technology is designed to be optimized for specific cancer-types and surgical […]
Lumicell said yesterday it won FDA approval to launch a pilot feasibility study of its intraoperative imaging system for patients with esophageal, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. The study is supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Spore program, the company said, and will be conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. “The launch of […]
Lumicell Diagnostics said it won an investigational device exemption from the FDA for a pilot feasibility trial of its imaging system for breast cancer surgeries.
The study is slated to be conducted at the Mass. General Hospital in Boston, the company said.
Imaging systems maker Lumicell Diagnostics amended a previously closed $1 million funding round after landing another $560,000 in financing from 2 new investors, regulatory filings show.