Cerapedics today released the results from the pivotal FDA investigational device exemption trial of its i-Factor peptide enhanced bone graft for use in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures. Data from the study was published electronically in the journal Spine. The Westminster, Colo.-based company said the trial demonstrated appropriate safety and efficacy and met all 4 […]
Cerapedics said yesterday it won FDA premarket approval for its I-Factor peptide enhanced bone graft for use in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures for patients with degenerative cervical disc disease. Westminster, Colo.-based Cerapedics said the I-Factor graft is the 1st bone graft approved for use in cervical spine procedures and the 2nd PMA cleared bone […]
ConforMIS lured Zimmer’s dental business operations director, Matthew Scott, away to be its new chief operating officer as it looks to scale up its customized knee implant business.
The Bedford, Mass.-based medical device company said Scott bring’s a decade’s worth of ops experience from his tenure at Zimmer. ConforMIS makes knee replacement implants and instrumentation that are custom-fit to patients’ morphology.
Cerapedics said it closed a Series C equity round worth $19 million, led by new investors MedImmune Ventures and CVF LLC, an affiliate of Henry Crown & Co.
Existing backers OrbiMed Advisors and NGN Capital also participated, according to a press release.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, a longtime bellwether for the U.S. economy, flirted yesterday with a high-water mark not seen since Lehman Brothers’ collapse triggered an economic implosion more than 4 years ago.
The Dow reached 13,005.04 at one point yesterday, before subsiding to close at 12,965.69 yesterday. It’s the first time the index has climbed that high since May 2008.
Investors were heartened by a deal struck in the European Union to resolve Greece’s debt crisis and by positive earnings results from a pair of American stalwarts.
Covidien plc (NYSE:COV) said it has enough patients to evaluate the effectiveness of an arterial plaque removal system it acquired in its buyout of ev3 Inc. last year.