Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:AERI) said today that it expanded its drug-delivery R&D deal with DSM Biomedical. The two companies first joined forces in July last year to evaluate the sustained delivery of certain Aerie drugs using DSM’s polymer technology. Initially, the group was focused on developing drug-delivery tech for people with wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular […]
A Dutch supplier’s recall led to another headache for Cook Medical, already scrambling to recover from a massive catheter recall, when it prompted a partial recall of a wire guide used during peripheral vascular interventions. The Bloomington, Ind.-based medical device giant said the supplier for the hydrophilic coating used on its Roadrunner Uniglide wire guides, Holland’s DSM Biomedical, recalled […]
DSM Biomedical subsidiary DSM PTG inked an extension of its supply deal with Zug, Switzerland-based Spinelab Ltd.
The deal calls for the Swiss spinal technology firm to continue to combine its Elaspine spinal implant with Berkeley, Calif.-based DSM PTG’s proprietary Bionate PCU polymer, according to DSM Biomedical.
DSM Biomedical entered into six multi-year licensing agreements with medical device manufacturers in the orthopedic, cardiovascular and urology fields this year.
The new licensees will employ DSM’s biomedical materials, including Bionate PCU, CarboSil TSPCU and ComfortCoat medical coatings in applications such as total disk replacement, spinal stabilization, continuous glucose monitoring, cardiac rhythm management, neurostimulation, catheters and heart assist devices, according to the company.