NinePoint Medical said today that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for the Intelligent Real-time Image Segmentation software upgrade for its flagship Nvision VLE imaging system. The newly cleared IRIS is an artificial intelligence-based platform for image feature segmentation, the Bedford, Mass.-based company said. The company touted that the approval was the first of its kind for […]
Dynatronics said late last month it tapped former NinePoint Medical CEO Christopher von Jako as its new chief executive officer and board member, succeeding Kelvyn Cullimore Jr. who will stay on the company’s board of directors. Prior to joining Dynatronics, von Jako acted as prez & CEO of NinePoint Medical. Before joining Nine Point, von Jako also […]
NinePoint Medical said earlier this month that it appointed Eman Namati as its new president and chief executive officer, succeeding Christopher von Jako who will remain on the company’s board of directors. Namati joined NinePoint Medical at its inception in 2010 as a technical co-founder, and operated as R&D VP for the past four years, […]
NinePoint Medical said today that it inked a long-term deal with Merit Medical (NSDQ:MMSI) division Endotek to distribute its NvisionVLE optical coherence tomography device that includes strategic investment of an unspecified amount. “NinePoint Medical is committed to providing GI physicians an elegant and cost-effective OCT imaging solution to enable early and accurate diagnosis,” president & CEO Christopher […]
NinePoint Medical said today that it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for a real-time targeting feature on its flagship NvisionVLE gastrointestinal imaging device. NvisionVLE uses optical coherence tomography to perform what it calls volumetric laser endomicroscopy to produce real-time, high-resolution cross-sectional images of the GI tract. The new targeting feature, enabling doctors to locate and mark areas […]
Wright Medical COO, ex-Tornier CEO Mowry, steps down Wright Medical (NSDQ:WMGI) said yesterday its exec veep and chief operating officer, and former Tornier (NSDQ:TRNX) CEO, David Mowry will be stepping down from the company on May 6 to pursue other opportunities. The company did not indicate who would take Mowry’s position. Read more
NinePoint Medical reported a funding round worth $30.7 million as it seeks to expand the commercial footprint for its NvisionVLE imaging system. The equity round, which began Nov. 12, involved 3 unnamed investors, according to a regulatory filing. Bedford, Mass.-based NinePoint hopes to raise a total of $40.7 million, according to the filing. NinePoint’s NvisionLVE system is designed […]
Personal bionics maker BiOM may eventually take its case to the public markets, eyeing a potential initial public offering, according to a report in the Boston Business Journal.
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BiOM has named Dr. Charles Carignan as its next CEO, replacing Tim McCarthy, who left the company this past spring.
Carignan is a 20-year medtech veteran who has held several key positions in the medical device industry, including most recently at NinePoint Medical, where he was the founder and CEO.