Femasys Inc. said last week that it raised $4 million, according to a regulatory document filed with the SEC. Atlanta-based Femasys wrote that 8 investors contributed to the round and that it paid Los Angeles-based investment bank Salem Partners LLC an estimated $200,000 in sales commissions. The 1st sale in the financing round happened on Jan. 6 […]
Femasys said earlier this month that it closed on a Series C round worth $40 million it plans to use on a pivotal trial of its FemBloc permanent female contraception device now that it has FDA approval for the study. Atlanta-based Femasys said the round was arranged and led by Los Angeles-based investment bank Salem Partners, with […]
Cardiac Dimensions said this week that it tapped the former chief of AccessClosure, Gregory Casciaro, to be its new president & CEO. Casciaro led AccessClosure until its May 2014 acquisition by Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) for $320 million. His résumé includes stints as the chief executive at drug-eluting stent maker Xtent, Orquest (acquired JNJ’s DePuy Acromed in 2003) […]
Netanya, Israel-based Ventor is developing an aortic replacement valve called the Engager. Medtronic bought the company for $325 million 3 years ago.
Staar Surgical Co. (NASDAQ:STAA) landed CE Mark approval in the European Union for its nanoFLEX Toric IOL for use in cataract patients with astigmatism.
First shipments of the nanoFLEX intraocular lens are scheduled to roll out to the European market in the first quarter of 2012.
GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) filed the first module of its pre-market approval application for the breast tomosynthesis option of its Senographe Essential system.
The health care giant said the first submission included a device description and non-clinical information, including "phantom testing," and detector performance evaluation. The system is intended as an add-on option for the Senographe Essential to produce 3D images for screening and diagnosis of breast cancer.
Natick, Mass.-based Boston Scientific won CE Mark approval for its Blazer open-irrigated, a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) catheter for treating atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.