Many lungs being transported for transplant arrive in such bad shape that they cannot be used. Paragonix Technologies, Inc. aims to change that with SherpaLung, a specialized cooler that keeps lungs properly inflated and at the right temperature to survive an airplane trip. Paragonix Technologies just landed support from the Lung Transplant Foundation to continue developing […]
Paragonix Technologies said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its SherpaPak and SherpaPerfusion cardiac transport systems. The SherpaPak system consists of a single-use, disposable device designed for the hypothermic static preservation and transportation of the donor hearts, while the SherpaPerfusion system is a single-use, disposable device designed for hypothermic oxygenated […]
Paragonix Technologies said it closed $1.1 million in financing via a convertible debt sale round.
The Cambridge, Mass.-based medical device company has brought in $3.4 million through equity, debt financing, and NIH grants, according to a press release.
Over the last 2 months Massachusetts medtech startup has Paragonix Technologies filed 2 more 510(k) applications in efforts to win U.S. marketing approval for its Sherpa line of heart and kidney transportation systems.
Does a donated heart or kidney deserve fancier digs than a ham sandwich? The folks at Paragonix Technologies think so.
The Cambridge Mass.-based startup just landed a $710,000 accelerator loan from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to support development efforts for its Sherpa organ transport devices.