Exact Sciences and the Mayo Clinic recently collaborated on a blood-based lung cancer test that researchers say has shown high accuracy for detecting all stages of lung cancer. “These results reveal an opportunity to detect lung cancer from a simple blood draw,” said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, in a news release. “Our […]
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic‘s tissue engineering and biomaterials laboratory have developed a 3D-printed, porous scaffold for the delayed delivery of recombinant-human bone morphogenetic protein 2, rhBMP-2, to facilitate bone regeneration in patients undergoing ACL reconstruction. The team’s work developing the scaffold and comparing different delivery methods for rhBMP-2 was published this week in Tissue Engineering. […]
Australian medtech developer ImpediMed said last week it inked a 3-year joint development deal with the Mayo Clinic. ImpediMed develops and distributes medical devices which use bioimpedance spectroscopy to provide non-invasive monitoring of fluid status in patients. ImpediMed said it will work with the Mayo Clinic to develop new body composition and fluid status monitoring tech […]
A new study from the Mayo Clinic has yielded a possible solution for treating bronchopleural fistulas using stem cells harvested from the patient’s abdominal tissue seeded into bioabsorbable meshes. Bronchopleural fistulas are holes that lead from the large airways in the lungs to the membrane that lines the lungs, often caused by postoperative complications of […]
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) and Mayo Clinic today revealed a 3-year-old development program that has about a dozen new products in the pipeline, including a centering catheter for replacement heart valves and a heart failure application for the Precision Spectra spinal cord stimulator. Four of the roughly 12 products in the hush-hush program, reportedly winnowed from a field of 50 […]
Four major players in healthcare said today they inked a collaborative partnership to develop a phone-based, low-cost diabetes platform for Type II patients worldwide. Gentag, Mayo Clinic, NovioSense and the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems will partner for the consortium, combining their resources and over 75 issued patents for the development, the groups said. “By pooling […]
Pulmonx said yesterday that it named Glen French, the co-founder and CEO of Asthmatx who led it to an acquisition by BSX, to be its new president and chief executive.
A Mayo Clinic team and a group of seasoned technology entrepreneurs launched a new company called Ambient Clinical Analytics, aiming to provide real-time data and analyses for intensive care units and operating rooms.
High tech imaging has led to unnecessary, costly and risky treatment of low-risk cancers, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the most recent issue of the British Medical Journal.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — New insurance marketplace exchanges are a major policy platform of the Affordable Care Act, but some experts fear technical difficulties as the deadline rapidly approaches this October, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The tech experts building the government exchange websites warned customer to expect glitches when the system first goes live, the newspaper said.