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Eric Bouvier took over the corner office at BG Medicine (NSDQ:BGMD) yesterday as president & CEO of the Waltham, Mass.-based diagnostics developer.
Prior to joining BG, Bouvier, 51, headed the Immunoassay business at global diagnostics company BioMérieux. He also held the role of president & CEO of BioMérieux’s U.S. subsidiary bioMerieux Inc.
Boston Scientific Corp.’s (NYSE:BSX) Promus Element drug-eluting stent for small vessels won a nod from the FDA and BSX earned a ratings upgrade from investment bank Goldman Sachs.
The Natick, Mass.-based medical device maker said FDA regulators approved its Promus everolimus-eluting coronary stent for use in vessels as small as 2.25mm in diameter. The company said it plans to immediately launch the product in the U.S.
BioMerieux Inc. expanded its worldwide recall of a test for certain bacterias’ resistance to a type of antibiotic.
The French French medical diagnostics maker’s Vitek 2 Gram Negative Susceptibility Cards designed to test bacteria for susceptibility to the antibiotic Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TZP) were found to provide inaccurate results.